Virtual Event Replay: Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour on Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington. Artist. Painter. Novelist. Trickster witch. We invited acclaimed writers Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour for a virtual roundtable discussion of the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most elusive creators. They explore the complexities of the many spheres Carrington inhabited and give us a taste of … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Alyssa Harad, Amber Sparks, Taisia Kitaiskaia, and Porochista Khakpour on Leonora Carrington

Virtual Event Replay: Jonathan Meiburg

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, wait, it is a bird! It's the elusive caracara, and this week's virtual event replay celebrates the bird's peculiar evolution and the mysteries it poses about our world's past. A Most Remarkable Creature is the "utterly captivating and beautifully written...exploration of [the caracara], a bird so wickedly smart, curious, and … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Jonathan Meiburg

Virtual Event Replay: Casey Cep + Michael Lewis

True Crime Thursday is a thing, right? If not, let's get the ball rolling on that one. Take a trip back in time with Casey Cep's October 2020 celebration of the Furious Hours paperback release. She was joined in conversation with the Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short, The Fifth Risk)! Casey Cep's Furious Hours blends true crime reportage and biography … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Casey Cep + Michael Lewis

Virtual Event Replay: Patricia Engel + Angie Cruz

We're not looking back too far for this week's virtual event replay. Patricia Engel's Infinite Country is one of our favorite books this year and we want every to know about it! Patricia Engel's Infinite Country is one of our favorite books of the year so far. Not only did we select is as the first … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Patricia Engel + Angie Cruz

Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Edward Carey and Gregory Maguire joined online last month us for a most enchanting night to celebrate's Carey's latest, The Swallowed Man. Cozy up and enjoy a replay of this magical engagement! In The Swallowed Man, the ingenious storyteller Edward Carey returns to reimagine a time-honored fable: the story of an impatient father, a rebellious … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Now's your chance to catch a replay of our virtual event with local author Maurice Chammah, author of Let the Lord Sort Them. Profiled widely this year in The New York Times and elsewhere, Let the Lord Sort Them is local author Maurice Chammah's deeply reported, searingly honest portrait of the death penalty in Texas—and what it tells us about … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Virtual Event Replay: Paola Ramos

Bundle up and catch a replay of our November 12th virtual event with journalist and Vice contributor, Paola Ramos. In Finding Latinx, Paola Ramos travels to near and far corners of the country in search of Latin-X voices that illustrate a growing movement and represent a community of young Latinos that hold more political, social, … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Paola Ramos

Virtual Event Replay: Lisa B. Thompson & Kiese Laymon

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting playwright and professor of African and African Diaspora studies at UT-Austin, Lisa B. Thompson, and bestselling author of Heavy, Kiese Laymon, for a candid, joyful, and inspiring conversation about Thompson's new book of plays. Underground, Monroe, & The Mamalogues: Three Plays features new plays by Lisa B. … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Lisa B. Thompson & Kiese Laymon