Ryan Higa - Ryan Higa's How To Write Good The star and creator of one of Youtube's Top 15 channels, Ryan Higa has written a book! Inspired by his hugely popular "Draw My Life" video, Higa's memoir goes into his early life as it transformed from happy to depressed and angry, and the way he found … Continue reading New Books 5/30!
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. Astronomy on Tap - Special Edition Monday, June 5th @ The … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – June
As June approaches, the BookKids team is hard at work, preparing for all things SUMMER—we’re talking the 5 Book Dive Reading Challenge, Camp Half-Blood, author-led storytimes, and more awesome projects to keep our readers busy until school returns. This is an amazing season at BookPeople; the store fills with the sounds of summer, music and … Continue reading Preparing for Summer in BookKids
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! IN THE STORE Ryan Higa June 1 * 7 pm How to Write Good Come meet and get your photo taken with … Continue reading Teen Thursday 5-25
GREGORY Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid Hamid’s Exit West dropped this year and absolutely shook me. And it may be the most important book released this year. So, I had to go back to Hamid’s first novel to see just where this great writer came from. Moth Smoke follows Daru Shezad's fall from his … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Love BookPeople? Love books? Love authors? Come work with us! We are hiring an Events Coordinator to help manage almost 400 events in the store each year. The job includes managing staff, interacting with authors and publishers, and helping with our marketing efforts for events. The complete job description is here. This is a full … Continue reading BookPeople is hiring!
After over a decade of selling books, I finally get my own endcap to feature books to champion. I didn’t intend to pick all women writers when I started choosing, but after I realized that’s what I was doing, I kept going. At a glance, they seem pretty varied, but upon closer inspection, they all … Continue reading Consuelo’s favorite books
Amelia Gray - Isadora Event Coordinator Matt is currently reading Amelia Gray's new novel and can't stop recommending it! Set in prewar Europe, ISADORA builds upon the real life story of Isadora Duncan, widely considered to be the mother of modern dance, and explores the artist’s tumultuous life following the tragic death of her two children. … Continue reading New Books 5/23!
Our booksellers simply love Samantha Irby, creator of the blog Bitches Gotta Eat and author of the equally amazing essay collection We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. We want to be her best friends on the Internet or, at the very least, hang out with her. And now we get to! We're thrilled to welcome her to … Continue reading We ❤ Samantha Irby!