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Bookish Texas • Events around the state, week of 3.22.2015

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Special Events

 

Sunday, March 22

 

Austin

 

Garland

 

Monday, March 23

 

Tuesday, March 24

 

Arlington

UT Arlington, Celebrate Women's History Month by attending Keynote Speaker event featuring Charlaine Harris, 7PM

 

Austin

BookPeople, Bestselling Author EMILY GIFFIN speaking & signing The One & Only, 7PM

Spider House Cafe & Ballroom, Austin Poetry Slam, 8PM

 

Dallas

B&N - Lincoln Park, Michelle Staubach Grimes to discuss and sign Where is Pidge?, 7PM

SMU, John L. Kessell presents his book Miera y Pacheco: A Renaissance Spaniard in Eighteenth-Century New Mexico, 6PM

 

Houston

Brazos Bookstore, Chris Cander reads and signs WHISPER HOLLOW, 7PM

Costa's Elixer Lounge, Houston Poetry Slam presents Poetry In ReVerse - Episode 13: To Bettie Page, With Love, 8PM

Murder by the Book, Dan Simmons will sign and discuss The Fifth Heart, 6:30PM

 

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop, , 4PM

 

 

Wednesday, March 25

 

Allen

Allen Public Library, Randy Wayne White will present his latest book Cuba Straits, 7:30PM

 

Austin

BookPeople, Austin Author JILL ALEXANDER ESSBAUM speaking & signing Hausfrau, 7PM

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, Bat City Review spring reading with Parini Shroff, Tyler Gobble and Taylor Jacob Pate, 7PM

 

Dallas

B&N - Lincoln Park, Michael Mooney: The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle American Sniper, Navy SEAL, 7PM

 

Houston

Brazos Bookstore, Martha Serpas reads and signs THE DIENER, 7PM

Murder by the Book, Harlan Coben will sign and discuss his newest stand alone novel,The Stranger, 6:30PM

 

North Richland Hills

North Richland Public Library, Behind the Book series with Randy Wayne White, 1:PM

 

San Antonio

The Twig Book Shop, , 7PM

 

Waco

Baylor, annual House of Poetry conference featuring Alan Berecka and Alan Birkelbach, the 2005 Poet Laureate of Texas, ?

 

 

Thursday, March 26

 

Austin

B&N - Lakeline, Vegetable Gardening Q&A with Trisha Shirey, author of Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest, 7PM

BookPeople, Bestselling Author HARLAN COBEN speaking & signing The Stranger, 7PM

Malvern Books, W. Joe’s Poetry Corner with David Jewell, 7PM

UT - Avaya Auditorium, Michener Center Reading Series presents ALAN CHEUSE, 7:30PM

 

Dallas

Dallas Public Library - Lakewood Branch, local author Reavis Wortham discuss and signs his newest book, Vengeance is Mine, 6PM

Kettle Arts, Pegasus Reading Series with George David Clark, Lisa Huffaker, Danielle Sellers, Glenn Shaheen, 7PM

Texas Theatre, Oral Fixation presents “Writing On The Wall”, 8PM

The Wild Detectives, Brian Abrams – Party Like a President, 7:30PM

 

Denton

University of North Texas - Willis Library, Friends of the UNT Libraries will host their annual meeting and dinner featuring Deborah Crombie, book signing follows, 6PM

 

Houston

Murder by the Book, Joseph Kanon will sign and discuss his newest book, Leaving Berlin, 6:30PM

 

Lewisville

B&N - Vista Ridge, Blue Warrior by Mike Maden, 4:30PM

 

Lubbock

Texas Tech, Iron Horse Literary Review presents A Fiction Reading by Tiphanie Yanique, 7:30PM

 

 

Friday,March 27

 

Abilene

Hardin-Simmons University, Lawrence Clayton Poets & Writers Speaker Series featuring Mary Szybist, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry, 3:30PM

 

Austin

B&N - Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book Signing With W.C. Jameson: Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of Big Bend, 2nd Edition, 7PM

BookPeople, Southern Living Editor KIM CROSS speaking & signing What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley, 7PM

 

College Station

B&N - Lone Star Pavilion, Author Event: David Conley Nelson: Moroni and the Swastika, 7PM

 

Dallas

Horchow Auditorium, DMA Arts & Letters Live presents Marcus Samuelsson: Savory Success, 7:30PM

UT Dallas, Yevgeniy Yevtushenko poetry reading "Life as Adventure," 4:30PM

Denton

UNT, a reading by Michael Ondaatje and Miroslav Penkov, 7PM

 

Houston

Brazos Bookstore, Katherine Center reads and signs HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS, 7PM

Italian Cultural Center - Milford House, presentation of On the Other Side of the Moon: Sicilians in the Us Who have Succeeded led by Lucio Luca and editor Maria Elena Vittoretti, 6PM

Kaboom Books, HSPVA Spring Student Reading, 7PM

Rudyard's Pub, Gulf Coast Journal March reading series with Jeni McFarland, Sam Mansfield and David Tomas Martinez, 7PM

 

 

Saturday, March 28

 

Amarillo

B&N - Westgate Mall, Kit Carson and the First Battle of Adobe Walls by Alvin R. Lynn, 2PM

 

Austin

B&N - Arboretum, David Heymann reads and signs My Beautiful City Austin, 2PM

BookPeople, Bestselling Author KABIR SEHGAL in conversation with DOUGLAS BRINKLEY about Sehgal's new book, Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us,

5PM

Half Price Books - South Lamar, local author Gina Keltgen signs her young adult book Once Upon a Star, 2PM

Malvern Books, celebrating the release of Ken Fontenot’s fourth book of poems, Just A Trace of Moon, 7PM

Monkeywrench Books, Untamed Art: An Inside Books Project Art Auction & book drive, 6PM

 

Corpus Christi

B&N, Dianna Aston Signing and Storytime: An Egg Is Quiet, 12PM

Dallas

B&N - Preston/Royal, Jeff Hampton Signs Grandpa Jack, 2PM

 

Frisco

Half Price Books, local author Nikki Fagan signs her children’s book Foxy and Wolfy: What Kind of Friend is This?, 12PM

 

Garland

B&N - Firewheel Mall, Kelly K. Lavender Signs Beautiful Evil Winter, 2PM

 

Houston

Blue Willow Bookshop, Texas Bluebonnet List Author and illustrator Nathan Hale will meet and greet customers, 11AM

Brazos Bookstore, Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo reads and signs SPEAK UP!, 7PM

Last Concert Cafe, Transcendent Zero Press presents their March Hare Shindig, poetry and local music, 7PM

Museum of Fine Arts - Audrey Jones Beck Building, Book Signing: Texas Abstract, 3PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Maureen A. Maillet reads and signs The Peanut Butter Theory, 4PM

Writespace, Lit-Con: Sci-Fantasy Readings and Cosplay Contest, 7PM

 

Hurst

B&N - NE Mall, Book Signing With Author Arianne "Tex" Thompson: Medicine for the Dead, 3PM

 

San Antonio

Half Price Books - Broadway, local author Peter J. Story signs his new psychological satire Things Grak Hates, 12PM

Half Price Books - Huebner, local author Christopher St. John Sampayo signs his books Haunting of Rosehaven, Ghosts of Glass and Fields of Frozen Stars, 2PM

 

Sugarland

Half Price Books - Highland Square, local author Cindy Schroppel signs her Christian novel Skandalon, 1PM

Harmony School of Science, Space City Slam: Apollo Preliminary, 12:30PM

 

The Woodlands

B&N - Woodlands Mall, Michelle Moran: Rebel Queen, 2PM

 

 

Sunday, March 29

 

Austin

B&N - Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book Signing With Nery Roman: The Inability to See the Other Side of Reality!, 2PM

 

Houston

B&N - Westheimer, Tarif Youssef-Agha Signing A Journey Around the Arab-Spring Revolutions The Quest for Freedom, Dignity and Democracy, 1PM

 

 

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