Austin Events for the Literati – December

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.  Paramount Theater Presents: Science Summit   w/ Dr. Brian Greene, Dr. … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – December

MOONGLOW lives up to the hype

Rest easy, book lovers – new fiction and good times are coming soon to your favorite bookstore! Pulitzer-Prize winner Michael Chabon will be here on December 13th. We finally have our hands on Michael Chabon’s eagerly anticipated eighth novel, Moonglow – his first since 2012’s Telegraph Avenue! In the grand tradition of epics like The Amazing … Continue reading MOONGLOW lives up to the hype

The Nightmare Factory Rides The Moebius Strip With Brian Lumley’s NECROSCOPE!

In this time of terror and monsters, the impermanence of the human body with all its casual indignities and inherent shortcomings must come as a bittersweet salve to our wounded psyches. Despite our fundamental differences, we are all equals to the worms under our inevitable grave dirt. The dead, they say, shed all pretension in … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Rides The Moebius Strip With Brian Lumley’s NECROSCOPE!

NBA Countdown: Another Brooklyn

This blog discusses Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn, a stunning entry in the National Book Awards shortlist, whose winner will be announced in a ceremony Nov. 16.  To bone up for the great literary event, or to compare notes if you've already read the shortlist, see my reviews of The Throwback Special, News of the World, and The … Continue reading NBA Countdown: Another Brooklyn

Preview of our Holiday Catalog 2016!

Trainwreck - Sady Doyle  “Well-behaved women never make history” is an adage for a reason: it has a ring of truth. The relationship between a woman and the public is a multifaceted entity that often becomes more important than the individual. When a woman establishes her own narrative, she steps outside the strict rules of society. A misogynistic society … Continue reading Preview of our Holiday Catalog 2016!