This post comes from Raul Chapa, our First Floor Inventory Manager and a native of the Rio Grande Valley. Join us when Laura Tillman speaks & signs the book here at BookPeople next Tuesday, April 5 at 7PM! There are books that are difficult to read, but the themes and ideas therein are important and … Continue reading Top Shelf in April: THE LONG SHADOW OF SMALL GHOSTS
Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy. Scott Pilgrim vs The World Quote-a-Long Alamo Drafthouse Ritz Sunday, April … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – April
With the near simultaneous release of Daredevil Season 2 and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, it is evident that The Summer Super Hero Season is upon us. If you've watched these films and television shows and have ever wondered,"Man, that was fun! What comics should I read to further this sense of fun?", we … Continue reading #2016ComicBookRenaissance: Seen The Movie? Here’s What To Read Next! (3.30.16)
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. In a dilapidated shared house in Sheffield, Tarlochan, a former rickshaw driver, will say nothing about his life in Bihar. Avtar and Randeep are middle-class boys whose families are slowly sinking into financial ruin, bound together by Avtar’s secret. Randeep, in … Continue reading New Books! 3/29/16
We’re happy to announce a special opportunity to pre-order signed, personalized copies of Waylon: Tales of My Outlaw Dad by Terry Jennings, with a foreword by Willie Nelson BookPeople is the only bookstore in the country fulfilling orders for signed, personalized copies of Waylon: Tales of My Outlaw Dad in advance of the book’s release date. … Continue reading Pre-Order Signed, Personalized Copies of WAYLON: TALES OF MY OUTLAW DAD
We're honored to join KUT and Front Porch Austin in presenting a conversation and book-signing with NPR superstar, Krista Tippett, host of the award-winning radio program On Being. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to share airspace with a living legend! The conversation will be moderated by legendary Austin newswoman, Judy Maggio. A reception will follow … Continue reading On Being’s KRISTA TIPPETT Comes to Austin!
“Tell me the difference between tragedy and comedy...There is no difference. It’s a question of perspective. Storytelling is a landscape, and tragedy is comedy is drama. It simply depends on how you frame what you’re seeing.” (High school literature substitute Denton Thrasher could be the authentic voice of Lauren Groff--or another unnamed goddess of … Continue reading The Furious Fist and The Open Hand of Fate: The New & Noteworthy Book Club Weaves Through Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies