Austin Events for the Literati – August

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.  SUPER KRIME: THE WORLD OF PULP SUPER VILLAINS The month of … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Part 7

BookPeople is buzzing. Everyone is getting excited about the arrival of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II, so excited that we’re throwing a midnight release party! (Get your vouchers here!) And so excited that one of our booksellers, Melissa, is going back and rereading all of the original seven Harry Potter books and giving … Continue reading Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Part 7

The Nightmare Factory Stares At The Yellow Wallpaper That Is A Head Full Of Ghosts

There is a thought so insidious it cannot be exorcised. It is a nagging mosquito deep inside your ear that asks endlessly, forever needling at your eardrums with its barbed insinuation, "Are you safe inside your own head?". The Nightmare Factory Book Club is here to answer that prickling discomfort definitively to the contrary. You … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Stares At The Yellow Wallpaper That Is A Head Full Of Ghosts