Unearth Houston’s literary scene at Brazos Bookstore in West U

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Photo: Benjamin Rybeck

Explore Brazos Bookstore, a charming Houston-centric, independent book store that specializes in stories written by both emerging and established Houston writers.

Located immediately east of West University Place on Bissonnet, the store offers a warm greeting of white shelves neatly stocked with eclectic pieces that range from contemporary and classic literature to non-fiction, art and architecture, and books for young readers.

With an open layout and cozy reading nooks, Brazos ensures ample space for customers to browse and read from their large collection of local, national, and international writers.

Events & Programming at Brazos Bookstore

This local novelty also hosts many free, in-house events and actively collaborates with local organizations supporting Houston writers whilst engaging readers. A few reoccurring events include Saturday morning story time, the Inprint reading series, Gulf Coast Journal readings, and the Brazos book club.

Other events include author readings, book signings, performances, and special literary-themed celebrations.

Noteworthy Staff & Recommendations

Accompanied by its well-read staff of book enthusiasts, customers can look forward to receiving a personalized shopping experience.

This close-knit team of booksellers are always eager to provide shoppers with suggestions, updates about store events, or shed insight about Houston’s ever-growing literary scene.

Brazos Bookstore in West U.