Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. FEATURED … Continue reading Book Club Corner – September
Nathan Hill - The Nix "If you want to impress your friends and family by carrying around a 600+ page book, I recommend “The Nix”. Nathan Hill’s debut novel chronicles the mostly-unhappy life of Samuel Andresen-Anderson, an adjunct professor and failing/flailing writer who would much rather immerse himself in an online role-playing game where elves battle orcs … Continue reading New Books 8/30!
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. Breach Press Launch Party grayDUCK Gallery - 2213 E. Cesar Chavez September 1st, … Continue reading Austin Events For The Literati – September
The BookPeople Modern First Library Initiative: Pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century, we’ve set out to make building a thoughtful library for any child in your life easy. Today in the Modern First Library blog series, we have … Continue reading Phoebe Yeh on the Modern First Library: I Need a Diverse Book
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! We're bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don't forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! Upcoming Fall Events! We had a bunch of events this fall announced at our … Continue reading Teen Thursday! (8/25/16)
Ellen Oh, CEO and President of We Need Diverse Books, joins us today in our Modern First Library blog series. Read on for Ellen Oh's thoughts on the Modern First Library. The word library is a word that is near and dear to my heart. First of all, I am a child of the public … Continue reading Ellen Oh on the Modern First Library
Imbolo Mbue- Behold The Dreamers "Behold the Dreamers is an exploration of marriage and also what it means to be American. These dual t hemes reverberate off each other in surprising ways and there were moments when Mbue's words struck me right in the heart." -Consuelo Lawrence Wright - The Terror Years: From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State … Continue reading New Books 8/23
The first meeting of the LdRc is in the record books, as the saying goes. Big bunch of thanks goes out to Doc’s Motorworks Bar & Grill on 38th street for hosting the event. And a great big shout out to Save The World Brewing for the cool swag as well! Save the World is … Continue reading Join the Lexicon Devil Reader’s Club!
Chris Barton, local author and one of the founders of BookPeople's Modern First Library, joins us today in our Modern First Library series. Barton is the author of ten books for children, most recently 88 Instruments and Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions--illustrated by fellow Austinite Don Tate. Check out the inception of the Modern … Continue reading Chris Barton on the Modern First Library
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! We're bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don't forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! Upcoming Fall Events! We had a bunch of events this fall announced at our … Continue reading Teen Thursday (8/18/16)