Indie Press Spotlight: Beacon Press

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 Beacon Press! Beacon Press is an independent … Continue reading Indie Press Spotlight: Beacon Press

Austin Events for the Literati – August

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 Summer Show: Habit Alamo Drafthouse Village Wednesday, August 2nd … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

We’re hiring for multiple positions!

  We're hiring for a couple of part time positions in the store -- take a look below for descriptions. School Outreach Program Staff We are looking for some part time staff to help us facilitate our school outreach program for the 2017-2018 school year. Responsibilities will include helping facilitate the logistics of our school bookfair … Continue reading We’re hiring for multiple positions!

Chris Barton talks with Jason Gallaher and Jess Pauwels

Author Chris Barton has allowed us to share his conversation with fellow Austin author Jason Gallaher and Belgian illustrator Jess Pauwels about their picture book Whobert Whover, Owl Detective. BookPeople hosted Jason for this book launch on Saturday, July 22, and it was a WHO-OOT! We learned fun facts about owls, ate some delicious owl … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Jason Gallaher and Jess Pauwels