Uncomfortable Reads Book Club

Since November, bookstores across the country are forming book clubs to tackle uncomfortable topics - we're proud to announce that here at BookPeople, we're launching one of our own! Our aim for the Uncomfortable Reads Book Club is to bridge the gap between knowledge and application, and to help ourselves and our community have productive … Continue reading Uncomfortable Reads Book Club

A History of BookPeople: Checking Your Bags at the Door for Over 40 years.

Every March, we in Texas celebrate the history of our state: the Texas declaration of independence (1836), birth of Sam Houston (1793), and Alamo Heroes Day (1836) all occur this month. After over 40 years serving Austin’s bookish community, we’d like to reintroduce you to our own Texas history. In this series, we take a … Continue reading A History of BookPeople: Checking Your Bags at the Door for Over 40 years.

It’s Always Happy Hour at the New & Noteworthy Book Club

If Mary Miller’s last novel The Last Days of California was a love letter to adolescence, her latest work is a series of love letters to arrested development--letters never sent, pushed to the back of the desk drawer. In Always Happy Hour, Miller glorifies life’s unevents: the life that happens between life happenings. The stories … Continue reading It’s Always Happy Hour at the New & Noteworthy Book Club

Authors & Auteurs Book Club: Cabaret Follow-up!

Earlier this month, the Authors & Auteurs book club convened to screen the 1972 musical Cabaret and discussed its source material, Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories. For those not in the know of the subject matter of the works at hand, both center on lonely characters living abroad in Berlin during the rise of the Third … Continue reading Authors & Auteurs Book Club: Cabaret Follow-up!