Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart will sign and discuss her novel, Lady Cop Makes Trouble (Houghton Mifflin; $26).

Amy Stewart is the author of seven books. Her fcition debut, Girl Waits With Gun, is a novel based on a true story. She has also written six nonfiction books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including four New York Times bestsellers: The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Bugs, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential.  She lives in Eureka, California, with her husband Scott Brown, who is a rare book dealer. They own a bookstore called Eureka Books. The store is housed in a classic nineteenth-century Victorian building that Amy very much hopes is haunted.

Event date: 

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Lady Cop Makes Trouble Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544409941
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 6th, 2016

The best-selling author of Girl Waits with Gun returns with another adventure featuring the fascinating, feisty, and unforgettable Kopp sisters.


Girl Waits with Gun Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780544800830
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Published: Mariner Books - May 3rd, 2016

A National Bestseller
ANew York TimesEditors' Choice

A September 2015 Indie Next Pick
A Publishers Marketplace Buzz Book of 2015, Fall/Winter
One ofUSA Today's "New and Noteworthy"
One ofNew York Post's "Must-Read" Books
One ofCosmopolitan's "24 Books to Read this Fall"


The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616200466
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - March 19th, 2013

Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.


Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565129603
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 3rd, 2011

In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world,
Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes--creatures
that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the world's most
painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the


Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565126831
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - May 2009

A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In Wicked Plants, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature's most appalling creations. It's an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend.