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March 2019

Exhibition: William Benton presented by Marfa Book Co.

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marfa Book Company, 105 South Highland Avenue
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Marfa Book Co. is presenting a small exhibition of paintings and hand-made illustrated books by William Benton, author of the books "Madly", "Eye Contact," and "Backlit" among many others. The books are small, generally consisting of 20 or so pages, and have a ton of charm and no fussiness. The books range widely in theme and subject, from a reprinting of the 18th-century poem, My Cat Joeffry, featuring new illustrations which Benton made to accompany the poem, to a sweet tale about a…

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Lannan Reading & Book Release: Kerry Howley presented by Marfa Book Co

March 17, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Lannan Reading: Kerry Howley, the author of Thrown, a New York Times Notable Book selection, and New York Times Editor's Pick, will be reading from her work at the Crowley Theater.   Book Release: After Howley's reading and reception, there will be a small book launch and reading at 300 S Kelly for NECK 2, the latest issue of the journal edited by Ryan Paradiso, a talented poet, and former MBCo employee.   Howley is an Assistant Professor at the University…

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April 2019

Book Release: Lonn Taylor presented by Marfa Book Co.

April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Lonn Taylor will be reading from his latest book, "Turning the Pages of Texas," which was published by TCU Press. It's a book of essays addressing some of the great books of Texas, as well as many Texas authors and aspects of Texas literary culture. Most of the book derives from Lonn's column, The Rambling Boy, which is published by the Big Bend Sentinel. We'll have many copies of this book as well as the earlier books in the series…

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May 2019

Lannan Reading: Kaveh Akbar presented by Marfa Book Co.

May 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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 Kaveh Akbar, author of the book, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, and the chapbook, Portrait of the Alcoholic, both celebrated, will be reading from his work.  His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Times, Paris Review, The Nation, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. He also founded Divedapper, an online journal consisting of interviews with poets.

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July 2019

Lannan Reading: Carl Adamshick

July 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Carl Adamshick, author of four collections of poems and the editor of Tavern Books, will read from his work. Adamshick's most recent book is "Birches".

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August 2019

Reading and Book Launch: Rachel Monroe presented by Marfa Book Co.

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa-based writer Rachel Monroe's first book, Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession. Rachel has been contributing excellent articles to major publications(The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly) for the past decade. She has a remarkable way of analyzing seemingly fringe elements of American society (#vanlife, men who want to live forever, online communities of young people with intense romantic crushes on mass murderers, real estate scams, essential oils…

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Reading and Book Launch: Rachel Monroe presented by Marfa Book Co.

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa-based writer Rachel Monroe's first book, Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession. Rachel has been contributing excellent articles to major publications (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly) for the past decade. She has a remarkable way of analyzing seemingly fringe elements of American society (#vanlife, men who want to live forever, online communities of young people with intense romantic crushes on mass murderers, real estate scams, essential…

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September 2019

Book Release: Marfa Garden: The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa Garden: The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants, a collaborative book project by Jim Fissel, Martha Hughes, Jim Martinez, and Mary Lou Saxon. These four Marfans have assembled a beautiful, informative portrait of the native plants of the region, featuring a great variety of vines, grasses, trees, herbs, succulents, shrubs and cacti. Copies in stock now.

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October 2019

Summer Reading presented by Marfa Book Co.

October 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
300 S Kelly, 300 S Kelly St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Exhibition: Marfa Book Co. presents Summer Reading, an exhibition of new paintings by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet. This is our third exhibition with Bernadet, whom we met in 2010 when he was a Chinati Artist in Residence.

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November 2019

Book Release and Film Screaning

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Please join Judd Foundation and Marfa Book Co. for a screening of selected interview footage and a book release party for Donald Judd Interviews, co-published with David Zwirner Books. This new book presents sixty interviews with the artist over the course of four decades and is the first compilation of its kind. Judd's contributions in interviews, panels, and extemporaneous conversations are marked by his forthright manner and rigorous thinking, whether in dialogue with art critics, art historians, or his contemporaries.

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