We are THRILLED to announce we have just confirmed legendary author Anne Rice will sign her latest novel, The Wolf Gift, here at BookPeople on Friday, March 23, 7p 6p! You can pre-order your book here on our site. In order to receive a wristband for the signing line at this event, a copy of … Continue reading JUST BOOKED: Anne Rice!
As of Friday, March 2nd 9am BookPeople will accept donations for the recovery expenses of Austin icon Leslie Cochran, hospitalized this week and currently recuperating from brain surgery at St. David's South Austin Medical Center. Soon after learning of Cochran's hospitalization, BookPeople contacted Cochran's friend Debbie Russell to inquire about expenses incurred by the surgery … Continue reading Collecting Donations for Leslie Cochran
Book: Threats by Amelia Gray Reviewed by: Brian C. If Joan Didion and Italo Calvino had a baby, and if that baby was best buddies with Slavenka Drakulic and Blake Butler, and if that baby wrote awesome sentences, then that baby would be Amelia Gray. If that baby probably hated forced metaphors about literary brethren, … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Threats’ by Amelia Gray
By now you may have heard that comedian Michael Ian Black is coming to Austin. Here's what you need to know if you want to see him: Sunday, March 4 7p - Alamo Drafthouse Michael Ian Black will take part in a special evening of clips and conversation at the Alamo Drafthouse at South Lamar. … Continue reading All You Need to Know About Michael Ian Black in Austin
~Post by Merrilee Well, it will soon be over. Tomorrow our sweater will be put on display. Whether we win or lose (lose?! How can welose? Our sweater is so MASSIVE!), I'd like to thank everyone here at BookPeople who helped out. Thanks to everyone who knitted on it, including those people who let me … Continue reading Bookstore Yarn Bomb! – A Message from Merrilee
New books! Today! New! Here they are! (Blurbs courtesy of the books' publishers). HARDCOVER FICTION Living Proof by Kira Peikoff In 2027, destroying an embryo is considered first-degree murder. Fertility clinics still exist, giving hope and new life to thousands of infertile families, but they have to pass rigorous inspections by the United States Department … Continue reading New Releases
This week is it. Tomorrow the knitters gather to put the last stitches on what we are confident (or at least very, very hopeful) will catch the eyes of author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen and win their bookseller's knitting challenge. It's been hard work, but oh, it's going to be so worth it … Continue reading Bookstore Yarn Bomb! – UPDATE