Katherine Center and Mary Laura Philpott Off-Site

Conversations from a Page is hosting the Houston Book Launch for Mary Laura Philpott's I Miss You When I Blink and Katherine Center's Things You Save in a Fire. There will be entertaining and lively book conversation in a relaxed, in-home setting. The event is casual, and guests are invited to come and enjoy these fabulous authors, coffee, and lite bites. Both I Miss You When I Blink and Things You Save in a Fire will be available for purchase and personalization and/or signing at the event.

This Conversations From A Page event will not be hosted in store. If you would like more information about the event, please contact them at cfapage@gmail.com or visit www.cfapage.net. If you are attending the event, you can preorder your copies below and we'll bring them to the event for you. 

Katherine Center is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including How to Walk Away, Happiness for Beginners, and The Bright Side of Disaster. Her fourth novel, The Lost Husband, is soon to be a movie. Katherine has been compared to both Nora Ephron and Jane Austen, and the Dallas Morning News calls her stories, "satisfying in the most soul-nourishing way." Katherine recently gave a TEDx talk on how stories teach us empathy, and her work has appeared in USA TodayInStyle,RedbookPeopleThe AtlanticReal Simple, and others. Katherine lives in Houston with her husband and two sweet kids. Visit her online at katherinecenter.com.

Mary Laura Philpott writes essays that examine the overlap of the absurd and the profound in everyday life. Her writing has been featured by The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Los Angeles TimesMcSweeney ' sThe Paris ReviewO, The Oprah Magazine; and other publications. She's the founding editor of Musing, the online magazine of Parnassus Books, as well as an Emmy-winning cohost of the literary interview show A Word on Words on Nashville Public Television. She also wrote and illustrated the humor book Penguins with People Problems, a quirky look at the embarrassments of being human. Mary Laura lives in Nashville with her family.


Event date: 

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Event address: 

Houston, TX 77005
Things You Save in a Fire: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250047328
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 13th, 2019





“Center gives readers a sharp and witty exploration of love and forgiveness that is at once insightful, entertaining, and thoroughly addictive.”

How to Walk Away: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250047311
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 9th, 2019

From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes the instant New York Times bestseller (May 2018), an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances.

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982102807
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

One of Esquire’s Best Nonfiction Books of the Year
One of NPR’s Favorite Books of the Year
One of the Year’s Most Anticipated Books: BuzzFeed, Bustle, HelloGiggles, Literary Hub, She Reads

“I've spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite