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Monday Roundup: January 18 - 24

Bookish events in Texas for the week of January 18 - 24, 2016:      


Special Events:
Long-Bin Chen's The Book Garden sculpture exhibit, San Antonio, December 10 - February 20

Shakespeare in Print and Performance, Austin, December 21 - May 29

Texas Seaport Museum Winter Lecture Series, Galveston, January 16 - 23

Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, Houston, January 18 - June 30

Downs-Jones Library Information Literacy Symposium, Austin, January 22

Groundswell Playwrights Conference, Austin, January 23

Local Authors Fest, Lampasas, January 23

Monday, January 18:
Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, Chris Hogan signs Retire Inspired, 6PM

City Performance Hall, The MLK Symposium featuring Teju Cole, 7PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Public Poetry - ARTLINES, 7PM

Tuesday, January 19:
Austin
BookPeople, Austin American-Statesman columnist MICHAEL BARNES speaking & signing Indelible Austin: Selected Histories, 7PM

Spider House BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Literature + Medicine Conference features author Dr. Abraham Verghese speaking on "The Pen and the Stethoscope: Connections Between Literature and Medicine", 5:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Carly J. Hallman reads from and signs The Year of the Goose, 7:30PM

Farmers Branch
Farmers Branch Manske Library, author Harry Hall discusses The Pedestriennes, 7PM

Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop, Fort Worth Poetry Slam and Open Mic, 8PM

Houston
Brazos Bookstore, Brantley Hightower discusses and signs THE COURTHOUSES OF CENTRAL TEXAS, 7PM

Murder By the Book, Nicholas Petrie will sign and discuss his debut thriller, The Drifter, 6:30PM

San Antonio
The Korova, PuroSlam! with DJ Donnie Dee, 10PM

Wednesday, January 20:
Austin
BookPeople, Austin author KATHERINE CATMULL speaking & signing The Radiant Road, 7PM

Dallas
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art Arts & Letters Live: Rhonda K. Garelick presents Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History and Olivier Meslay discusses From Chanel to Reves: La Pausa and Its Collections at the Dallas Museum of Art, 7:30PM

Houston
AvantGarden, Write About Now poetry open mic, 7:30PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Retire Inspired: It's Not an Age, It's a Financial Number signing by Chris Hogan, 6PM

Thursday, January 21:
Austin
B&N - Arboretum, Retire Inspired: It's Not an Age, It's a Financial Number signing by Chris Hogan, 12PM

BookPeople, Writers' League of Texas THIRD THURSDAY PANEL: "Beginning (Again): How to Start or Restart a Writing Project " with Edward Carey, Lindsay Lane, Greg Levin, and Suzy Spencer, 7PM

BookPeople, Debut author CLARA BENSEN speaking & signing No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering, 7PM

Dallas
B&N - Lincoln Park, local physician and author John W. Boyd signs Parkland Hospital, 7PM

Houston
The Heritage Society, Finger Lecture Series: Famous Trees of Texas by Gretchen Riley, 12PM

Palestine
Palestine Public Library, Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse will discuss and sign Beyond the Silence, 11AM

Woodville
Allan Shivers Library & Museum, Writers' League of Texas workshop: Texas Writes with Carol Dawson and Natalia Sylvester, 10AM

Friday, January 22:
Austin
BookPeople, Star of "Shark Tank" & FUBU founder DAYMOND JOHN speaking & signing The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Advantage, 6PM

Malvern Books, I Scream Social poetry series, 7PM

Monkeywrench Books, LGBTQ Prisoner Zine launch, 6:30PM

Houston
Asia Society Texas Center, Gulf Coast Reading Series with Kim Kyung-Ju, Jake Levine, Luisa Muradyan, and Hank Russouw, 6:30PM

Writespace, Anything Goes Open Mic, 7:30PM

Saturday, January 23:
Arlington
Half Price Books - Lincoln Square, Josie Fisher will sell signed copies of her son’s autobiography, My Life Beyond the Floor, 1PM

Austin
BookPeople, Austin children's author VARIAN JOHNSON speaking & signing To Catch a Cheat, 2PM

Half Price Books - North Lamar, Angel Jefferson will sell and sign her motivational book, Unstoppable Steps: Whose Shoes Are You Wearing?, 1PM

Half Price Books - South Lamar, financial planner Pam Friedman will sell and sign her book I Now Pronounce You Financially Fit: How to Protect Your Money in Marriage and Divorce, 1PM

Malvern Books, Indie Authors reading series: Kate Baray reading from Spirelli Paranormal Investigations, M.G. Herron reading from The Auriga Project, and Jackie Dana reading from By Moonrise, 3PM

Malvern Books, The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged inclusive open mic, 7PM

St. Edward's University, Writers' League of Texas workshop: "Finding Your Way Into Your Story: How to Go from Inkling to Incredible Read" with Natalia Sylvester, 9AM

Yarborough Library, Austin Poetry Society meeting with a presentation by Chuck Taylor, publisher of Slough Press, 1:30PM

Cedar Hill
B&N - Hillside Village, Charles Breakfield and Roxanne Burkey sign The Enigma Always, 1PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, Elizabeth Lawless signs Your Best-Seller Book: 5 Steps to Quicker Publishing Success, 2PM

Deep Vellum Books, Erik Marcus, author of Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money, will present "Making Smart Food Choices on Every Level", 2PM

El Paso
B&N - Sunland Park, Beverley Blount signing The Blount Guide to Reading, Spelling and Pronouncing English, 2PM

Memorial Park Public Library, Tumblewords Project workshop: Robin Scofield presents "Political Writing Around the World", 12:45PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Megan Tull signs The Passion Belief Method: Own Your Value and Earn Your Worth in Business, 1PM

Brazos Bookstore, Mike Cortez discusses and signs BEER LOVER’S TEXAS, 7PM

Half Price Books - Westheimer/Montrose, local author Janet Holmes will sell and sign The Legend of the Mosaic Nuns, 1PM

River Oaks Bookstore, Nelda Hirsch discusses and signs The Royal Huguenot, 3PM

Lewisville
B&N - Vista Ridge, Local Writer's Event, 1PM

Lubbock
B&N, The Dirt on Ninth Grave book signing by Darynda Jones, 1PM

McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Bob Dowell signs Papa, Tell Us About the Bible, 5PM

Plano
B&N - Creekwalk Village, Cowboy legend Randy White and football strategist Bob Ward sign Building the Perfect Star: Changing the Trajectory of Sports and the People in Them, 1PM

San Antonio
Half Price Books - Huebner, Candie Graham will sell and sign I Only Quote From the Best – Revisiting Hollywood’s Golden Age, 1PM

The Twig Book Shop, "Shark Tank's" Daymond John discusses and signs The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage, 6PM

Southlake
B&N - Town Square, David Hardiman signing Bailey's Remarkable Plan, 2PM

Sugar Land
Half Price Books, Lilas Taha will discuss and sign Bitter Almonds, 2PM

The Woodlands
B&N, Howard Joe Ph.D. signs Essential Guide to Treat Diabetes and to Lower Cholesterol, 11AM

Sunday, January 24:
Austin
Half Price Books - North Lamar, Anna Castle will sell and sign The Widows Guild: A Francis Bacon Mystery, 1PM

Paramount Theatre, an evening with Deepak Chopra, 7PM

Dallas
B&N - Preston/Royal, Megan Tull signs The Passion Belief Method: Own Your Value and Earn Your Worth in Business, 1PM

Half Price Books - Mother Ship, Rhonda Eudaly will sell and sign Tarbox Station, 1PM

Houston
Johnston Middle School, Inprint Houston "Cool Brains" Series presets Jacqueline Woodson, 3PM

The Woodlands
B&N, The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets and a Shoestring Budget Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage signing by Daymond John, 3:30PM


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