November’s Statesman Selects: HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL by Carrie Brownstein

BookPeople is proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman for their monthly Statesman Selects program. Each month, BookPeople will highlight the Statesman’s top recommended read for Austin. November's pick is Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by author, actress and rockstar Carrie Brownstein. Brownstein will appear in conversation with Austin’s Liz Lambert at Central Presbyterian … Continue reading November’s Statesman Selects: HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL by Carrie Brownstein

The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Drops In To See What Kind Of Situation THE TODD GLASS SITUATION Is In.

Todd Glass's situation is unique. After a killer set at the Largo at the Coronet, he retreated backstage to receive some well-deserved accolades from his peers. Two seconds later, he was face down in the filthy carpet of the comedy club, apparently in the throes of a serious heart attack. When Sarah Silverman came to … Continue reading The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Drops In To See What Kind Of Situation THE TODD GLASS SITUATION Is In.

BookPeople Bluebonnet Award Picks!

Earlier this month, the 2016-2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List was announced at this year's Texas Book Festival. Considered one of the most prestigious children's literature awards in the the nation, the list of 20 titles is eagerly awaited by Texas students, librarians and teachers as part of a unique statewide reading program in which … Continue reading BookPeople Bluebonnet Award Picks!

Let Me Be Frank With You…

We cordially invite you to join us Tuesday, October 27th at 7PM to welcome the celebrated Richard Ford at our store when he speaks and signs Let Me Be Frank With You. Richard Ford has dedicated 1,352 pages to the iconic character Frank Bascombe in books that include The Sportswriter, the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/ Faulkner-winning Independence Day, and The … Continue reading Let Me Be Frank With You…

MARVELED: Students Take Inspiration From the Work of Brian Selznick

We're incredibly excited for tomorrow night's event with Brian Selznick, the bestselling author and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, in celebration of his new novel, The Marvels. To get students excited, we asked schools to make art inspired by Selznick's work, and we are so impressed by their creative interpretations. Rachel Korngut on … Continue reading MARVELED: Students Take Inspiration From the Work of Brian Selznick