Austin Events for the Literati – April

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

#2016ComicBookRenaissance: Seen The Movie? Here’s What To Read Next! (3.30.16)

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)

Pre-Order Signed, Personalized Copies of WAYLON: TALES OF MY OUTLAW DAD

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

On Being’s KRISTA TIPPETT Comes to Austin!

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!

The Furious Fist and The Open Hand of Fate: The New & Noteworthy Book Club Weaves Through Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies

  “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