Lannan Reading: Richard Siken, author of the book, Crush, will be reading from his work.
Derek Sayer, author of Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History (Princeton, 2013) will be speaking about the interwar connections between Paris and Prague, permeability in European Modernism and about Czech Modernism in particular.
Rackstraw Downes will read from Nature and Art are Physical: Art Writing 1967-2008 on March 28th at 6 pm.
Lonn Taylor will be with us to celebrate the release of his latest book, "Texas People, Texas Places", the follow-up volume to his "Texas, My Texas", which has been one of TCU Press's best sellers since its release.
Ali Abunimah, founder of the Electronic Intifada and former Lannan resident returns to Marfa to read from his forthcoming book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine. February 13th, 6 pm.
Rick Bass, ecological activist and author of many widely-admired novels and collections of essays, will be reading from his work. Bass, who is originally from Fort Worth, has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and has won both the Pushcart and O. Henry prizes. February 8th, 6 pm.
Nearly coinciding with Superbowl kickoff, we're presenting two marvelous young poets, Richard Greenfield and Aaron McCullough, for all those people who prefer Cantos to touchdowns.
Heaviest document of Texas music culture since Les Blank's films. We're very happy to host Peter Beste and writer Lance Scott Walker at the bookstore on Friday, December 6th at 6 pm
In coordination with The Chinati Foundation, Roni Horn will perform Saying Water in conjunction with our exhibition of Still Water (The River Thames, for example).
Poet G. C. Waldrep will read from his work, which includes the books Susquehana and Archicembalo, both very beautiful, highly ear-oriented works that engage and push against the pastoral tradition.
Poet Clark Coolidge will read from his work, which has been appearing publicly since the early 1960s. Strong as it may sound, in books like Polaroid, Own Face, and Ing, Coolidge established new ground for American poetry and poetics. It's decidedly particular work which most people consider difficult.
Conversation: Acclaimed writers Alfredo Corchado, author of "Midnight in Mexico" and Ricardo Sandoval, author of "The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers' Struggle" will be talking about the Border and Contemporary Mexico.
We're presenting a reading by journalist Anna Badkhen, whose most recent book "The World is a Carpet", recounts the year she spent living in the tiny Afghanistani village of Oqa, population 240, where the principle occupation is carpet weaving.
Novelist Laird Hunt will be reading from his work. His widely praised and respected works include Kind One; Indiana, Indiana; Paris Stories; and The Impossibly.