Austin Events for the Literati – November

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.  Fantastical Fictions Presents: Robert Jackson Bennett Malvern Books Tuesday, November 1st … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – November

Much Ado About Nothing: New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Claire Louise-Bennett’s Pond

It doesn’t take long to realize that Claire-Louise Bennett’s debut work of literary fiction Pond resists narrative structure. It is uncompromising in its immediacy within the physical world while at the same time viewing scenes from that world as through a window in a rainstorm--you can see the shapes of the world, but you cannot … Continue reading Much Ado About Nothing: New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Claire Louise-Bennett’s Pond

What We’re Reading This Week

BETHANY Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey by Elena Ferrante "The perfect prescription for your sense of loss upon finishing the fourth and final installment of the Neapolitan novels, The Story of the Lost Child. While it's still true, you have been forcibly ejected from this breathless, absorbing fictional world that feels more real and urgent than your … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

punk rock survivor KEITH MORRIS comes to BookPeople

Without Keith Morris aka Johnny Bob Goldstein aka Morty, Hardcore West Coast Punk Rock as we know it would not exist. Hell, hardcore punk rock in general would be what? Who knows. We do know Keith Morris brought drive, a thirst for something new and a dark, twisted sense of humor to help kick off the … Continue reading punk rock survivor KEITH MORRIS comes to BookPeople