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Amazon names its top 20 'most well-read cities'
Energy
Published in 17-6-2016
    552 Visits

Four Texas cities made the list of Amazon's "most well-read" places in America - and yes, Houston's in the top 20.

Reference: www.chron.com
Summer reading starts now
Energy
Published in 17-6-2016
    1014 Visits

Summer is prime time to do some serious reading. So we've rounded up a dozen of the new novels we're most looking forward to this summer.

Reference: www.chron.com
Road trip reads for summer
Energy
Published in 17-6-2016
    625 Visits

Ready for summer travel? Here are nine new (and upcoming) novels that will get you in the mood for a long drive.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chip and Joanna Gaines' new book is kind of amazing
Energy
Published in 17-6-2016
    522 Visits

HGTV's "Fixer Upper" couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, have quickly risen to the top. The pair has had several new projects going on among which are a paint line, furniture line, a bakery, a gardening section and a book.

Reference: www.chron.com
Flooded bookstore asks for support through sales
Energy
Published in 10-6-2016
    568 Visits

One of Houston's independent bookstores took a hit from this week's flooding, and the staff is seeking support. Murder By The Book is still open and, for the time being, all author appearances are still on the schedule. But the floor's a mess right now, and the store has lost sales and traffic all week.

Reference: www.chron.com
University of Houston student uncovers an unknown work by Walt Whitman
Energy
Published in 10-6-2016
    673 Visits

Much of Walt Whitman's journalism has been lost to the ages, published under pen names and buried in the faded folds of 19th-century newspapers that have never been digitized.

But University of Houston scholar and doctoral candidate Zachary Turpin has discovered a 13-part, 47,000-word series the poet wrote for the New York Atlas in 1858, under the name Mose Velsor.

Reference: www.chron.com
Amazon names its top 20 'most well-read cities'
Energy
Published in 10-6-2016
    684 Visits

Four Texas cities made the list of Amazon's "most well-read" places in America - and yes, Houston's in the top 20.

Reference: www.chron.com
Summer reading starts now
Energy
Published in 10-6-2016
    651 Visits

Summer is prime time to do some serious reading. So we've rounded up a dozen of the new novels we're most looking forward to this summer.

Reference: www.chron.com
Road trip reads for summer
Energy
Published in 10-6-2016
    528 Visits

Ready for summer travel? Here are nine new (and upcoming) novels that will get you in the mood for a long drive.

Reference: www.chron.com
Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 3-6-2016
    406 Visits

Texas' turning point is documented in a new book by historian and journalist Bartee Haile.

Haile's book, "Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil," was released in March and has garnered much attention for its colorful storytelling, which includes scandalous tales of crime and corruption that followed Beaumont's Spindletop well striking oil in 1901.

Reference: www.chron.com
Grapes of Wrath turns 77
Energy
Published in 3-6-2016
    800 Visits

The Grapes of Wrath, an American realist novel that follows "Okies" road against the Dust Bowl and Great Depression to a better life, turns 77 on April 14.

Reference: www.chron.com
Flooded bookstore asks for support through sales
Energy
Published in 3-6-2016
    776 Visits

One of Houston's independent bookstores took a hit from this week's flooding, and the staff is seeking support. Murder By The Book is still open and, for the time being, all author appearances are still on the schedule. But the floor's a mess right now, and the store has lost sales and traffic all week.

Reference: www.chron.com
University of Houston student uncovers an unknown work by Walt Whitman
Energy
Published in 3-6-2016
    1121 Visits

Much of Walt Whitman's journalism has been lost to the ages, published under pen names and buried in the faded folds of 19th-century newspapers that have never been digitized.

But University of Houston scholar and doctoral candidate Zachary Turpin has discovered a 13-part, 47,000-word series the poet wrote for the New York Atlas in 1858, under the name Mose Velsor.

Reference: www.chron.com
Amazon names its top 20 'most well-read cities'
Energy
Published in 3-6-2016
    897 Visits

Four Texas cities made the list of Amazon's "most well-read" places in America - and yes, Houston's in the top 20.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 27-5-2016
    1084 Visits

The Lone Star State is full of beauty, but sometimes gruesome realities overshadow that beauty.

Reference: www.chron.com


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