The nameless narrator of The Gargoyle has lived the life of a despicable man. A womanizer and pornographer, he learned the lesson of emotional detachment early in life. When he is caught in a fiery car crash, it is as though his outer body, covered almost completely with 3rd degree burns, has come to match … Continue reading Allison L recommends…
Last year, Stephanie Elizondo Griest was all over Austin. Her fabulous book, Around the Bloc, was chosen as the Mayor's Book Club book for 2007. Thousands of Austinites read this book, if her BookPeople book sales are any indication. Around the Bloc is Stephanie's travel memoir from her trips in communist (or formerly communist) countries. … Continue reading Mexican Enough
If you only read one book this year, I don’t know that we could ever be friends. Who only reads one book a year? It’s absurd. Nonetheless, if you plan to read 5 books this year (and that is still far too few), allow me to make some recommendations: First up is Home by Marilynne … Continue reading 5 Must Reads
Why aren't you reading this book? Okay, I understand that you may have been busy these past 3 months--jet-setting to exotic countries, taming wild horses, and learning how to perfectly apply liquid eyeliner. But now that you have a moment, I need you to get down to BookPeople & buy this book. Pronto! ASAP! While … Continue reading Staff Reviews: Cassie recommends….