President Jimmy Carter Comes to BookPeople

BookPeople is honored to welcome President Jimmy Carter to the store on Tuesday, April 8, 12:30pm - 2:30pm to sign his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power, in which Carter draws upon his own experiences and the testimony of courageous women from all regions and all major religions to demonstrate that women around … Continue reading President Jimmy Carter Comes to BookPeople

What We’re Reading This Week

~ SUTTERFIELD The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert "This book is beautifully written and really interesting. I'm at the beginning of the book, so it's mostly about the history behind the science and concepts of paleontology, extinction, etc. It's incredibly fascinating. To paraphrase Jon Stewart and an interview he did with Kolbert, there … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

Shteyngart Penning ‘International Thriller’

Random House has announced a fourth book from bestselling author Gary Shteyngart, according to the New York Times. Currently titled Hotel Solitaire with a 2017 pub date, the novel is described by Shteyngart as, "...a family drama set in the high-stakes world of global finance, moving from upstate New York to Shanghai, Mumbai, Dubai... It’s about how power is … Continue reading Shteyngart Penning ‘International Thriller’


Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb & an Open Heart by Carol Wall Reviewed by Will Godwin (Father of a former BookPeople bookseller) "It’s been a long winter…. I’m talking about a personal season of illnesses, surgeries, deaths, divisions, and waning spirits in my family circles." … Continue reading Reader Review: MR. OWITA’S GUIDE TO GARDENING