New Releases

The Nickel Boys By Colson Whitehead In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. Check out some of the rave reviews … Continue reading New Releases

New Podcast with James Ellroy

Hey! Did you miss our event with master of thrillers James Ellroy? We've got our newest podcast up featuring the author of the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand, and Blood's A Rover, and the L.A. Quartet novels: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L. A. Confidential, and White Jazz. We've still got signed copies of … Continue reading New Podcast with James Ellroy

What We’re Reading This Week

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is the harrowing account of the final decade or so of Native American resistance against the onslaught of “progress” and Manifest Destiny. Herein lies a treasure trove of firsthand accounts previously erased from school curriculum that gives readers a new … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

New Podcast with Greg Garrett

BookPeople recently had the pleasure of hosting author Greg Garrett in the store for his new book In Conversation—a series in which Rowan Williams and Greg Garrett talk about friendship, the Church, the gift of great novels, the importance of Shakespeare, the art of writing poetry and fiction, the preaching event, engaging popular culture, the … Continue reading New Podcast with Greg Garrett

New Podcast: Matthew Inman

We were so excited to welcome the Eisner Award-winning creator of The Oatmeal and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You, Matthew Inman. Matthew also co-created the popular Exploding Kittens card game. Since being founded in 2009, his work on TheOatmeal.com has been read by over 300 million people. He joined us … Continue reading New Podcast: Matthew Inman