Paul Auster - 4 3 2 1 From the bestselling author of THE BROOKLYN FOLLIES, and ORACLE NIGHT comes Paul Auster's first novel in seven years. replete with his trademark prose and talent for crafting worlds both fantastic and realistic comes the story of a young man whose life, from birth, takes four separate and distinct … Continue reading New Books 1/31!
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! Local Buzz! Local author Katherine Catmull is collaborating with Physical Plant Theater to bring … Continue reading Teen Thursday (1/26/17)
Steve Sheinkin is the master of writing dynamic, totally fascinating histories for kids--and winning awards for them. Among many other accolades, he's been named a three-time National Book Award Finalist for Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War; The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights; … Continue reading Q&A with Steve Sheinkin
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. The Dionysium Winter 2017 Show SCIENCE Wednesday, February 1st @ Alamo … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – February
Kevin Wilson - Perfect Little World When a child psychologist has the opportunity to craft a utopian community to study what happens when children are raised collectively without knowing who their biological parents are, things start well. But then resentments fester, tensions rise, and funding starts slipping away. Written with all the compassion and charm that … Continue reading New Books 1/24!
Every month here at BookPeople we like to spotlight a smaller, independent publishing house that we love. These Indie Presses are helping to push the literary world forward with unique and adventurous work and we’re proud to showcase their titles in our store. This month check out the wonderful Graywolf Press! Like many indie presses, … Continue reading Indie Press Spotlight: Graywolf Press
Ottessa Moshfegh - Homesick for Another World HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD is already a bookseller favorite--Jan, our 2nd floor IM loves it, as does Matt, Events Coordinator, and Jason, Floor Manager. Jan says: Ottessa Moshfegh’s fiction cleanses your soul of attachments by salting your brain. These tales are for people who walk the tightrope just this … Continue reading New Books 1/17!
When your luck runs out on the midway, and the tilt-a-whirl has wrenched the last of the funnel cake from your heaving gullet, take a swallow of courage from your hip flask and wander back to the darkest part of the carnival where you're not likely to see anyone you know, to be recognized, to … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Reads THE RIB FROM WHICH I REMAKE THE WORLD
Susan Dennard - Windwitch Check out the sequel to TRUTHWITCH! We had the great pleasure of hosting Dennard this weekend with Alexandra Bracken, and boy, was it wonderful! Pick up your signed copy of this electrifying series today. Katharine Arden - The Bear and the Nightingale A fiery and strong-willed heroine, immersion in a supernatural world of … Continue reading New Books 1/10!
Ottessa Moshfegh will be bringing her new collection of short stories to BookPeople on January 31st at 7 PM. Ms. Moshfegh has too many accolades to go into here. Take a gander at her wikipedia page for the particulars: Wiki-Ottessa. She's from Boston, her mom is from Croatia, her dad is from Iran; she is a badass, … Continue reading Ottessa Moshfegh Brings the Warmth with “Homesick for Another World”