Mark Leibovich’s Citizens of the Green Room doesn’t quite measure up to its predecessor, This Town.

A peek at what's coming up in the Independent this week.

The downs and downs of touting your own tales.

Beyond The Book

Meet Brazos Bookstore in Houston.

A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

Clearly, 2014 was a wonderful year for poets and poetry. Here are the most memorable works I had the pleasure of reviewing in the last 12 months.

Author Q&A

The author of Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Makes Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe talks about the inner workings of the mind.

Meet one of the renowned participants in Books Alive! 2015.