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.
Legendary ex-intern and charming young man Jack Murphy is going to be showing new text and collage works for a month in the Grenier Gallery, near the front of the store. We're celebrating with an opening this Saturday, featuring honky tonk music and free beer. February 1st, 6 - 8 pm.
From Thursday, December 5th through Sunday, January 12th, Chinati Foundation Director Emeritus Marianne Stockebrand, will be presenting a selection of works, both new and old, by Alpine-based potters Mimi and Roberto Dopson.
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).
We're very excited to present Marfa-based Adventures of in their return to performance after a long hiatus.
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.
Sic Alps played the Marfa Book Company on November 6th, 2013. These guys Have a few new albums, which you can check out at Drag City.
We're thrilled to present PURE X at Marfa's newest venue, the still unnamed venue of note, possibly called the Dollar General Auditorium, on Friday, October 11th.
Widely admired Polish translator Bill Johnston will be joining us for a reading from his work which includes translations for the novels of Magdalena Tulli, Andrjez Stasiuk, Stefan Żeromski, Wiesław Myśliwski, and many others.
Still Water (The River Thames, for example) by Roni Horn opens in the gallery with a mellow public event.