Civil Rights in the Space Age: Richard Paul and Steven Moss Come to BookPeople

We are thrilled to have Richard Paul and Steven Moss in our store Wednesday, July 1 at 7PM to discuss We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program. Just as the civil rights movement was lifting off, so was the American Space Age. While their ambitions were beginning to reach far … Continue reading Civil Rights in the Space Age: Richard Paul and Steven Moss Come to BookPeople

Required Reading Revisited Book Club – July

In The Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high school or university. On Sunday, June 14th we discussed Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. The meeting was intimate, with only four people in attendance, and … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited Book Club – July

Top Shelf in July: The Hand That Feeds You by A. J. Rich

Falling in love is a mind-bending experience. All at once, your future opens before you in a sherbet-tinged horizon of everlasting bliss. Every question in this long, wandering life finds its answer in the miracle face that is suddenly smiling at you in the morning, delivering coffee, staring deep into your eyes because yes, it’s … Continue reading Top Shelf in July: The Hand That Feeds You by A. J. Rich

The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Paddles Their Own Darn Canoes!

A scant few weeks ago, Nick Offerman graced us at BookPeople with his robust presence, descending from a helicopter he carved out of granite on a rope ladder he wove from snakeskin to present his new book Gumption, which he built out of words and letters.  This Monday June 29th at 7:00 p.m., the Stand … Continue reading The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Paddles Their Own Darn Canoes!