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Flooded bookstore asks for support through sales
Energy
Published in 3-5-2016
    780 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 3-5-2016
    504 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
On his 112th birthday, 12 things to know about Dr. Seuss
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    911 Visits

In its time, "The Cat in the Hat" was revolutionary.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    260 Visits

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

Reference: www.chron.com
Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 26-4-2016
    346 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 26-4-2016
    297 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 26-4-2016
    1077 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
On the anniversary of its publication, 11 facts about 'Huck Finn' and its author
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    803 Visits

Happy Birthday Huck Finn.

Reference: www.chron.com
On his 112th birthday, 12 things to know about Dr. Seuss
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    1143 Visits

In its time, "The Cat in the Hat" was revolutionary.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    1023 Visits

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

Reference: www.chron.com
Scandalous oil boom past comes to life in 'Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil'
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    636 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 19-4-2016
    448 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
On the anniversary of its publication, 11 facts about 'Huck Finn' and its author
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    489 Visits

Happy Birthday Huck Finn.

Reference: www.chron.com
On his 112th birthday, 12 things to know about Dr. Seuss
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    716 Visits

In its time, "The Cat in the Hat" was revolutionary.

Reference: www.chron.com
'The Midnight Assassin' debuts, sends chills down Texans' spines
Energy
Published in 19-4-2016
    836 Visits

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

Reference: www.chron.com


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