In the Country of Others by Leila Slimani The award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perfect Nanny, about a woman in an interracial marriage whose fierce desire for autonomy parallels her adopted country's fight for independence The world of men is just like the world of botany. In the end, one species dominates … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (8/10)
The Husbands by Chandler Baker A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister To what lengths will a woman go for a little more … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (8/3)
Moon Lake resembles some of his standalone thrillers like Cold In July, where Joe R. Lansdale's talent for horror showed the monster in your small town citizen. He returns to the form with a mature voice and confidence of an experienced writer. The result is a thriller with strong characters that cuts deep. The story … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘Moon Lake’
Intimacies by Katie Kitamura A novel from the author of A Separation, an electrifying story about a woman caught between many truths. An interpreter has come to The Hague to escape New York and work at the International Court. A woman of many languages and identities, she is looking for a place to finally call home. She's … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/20)
While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory Two people realize that it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory. Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he’s trying to ignore and … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/13)
We're hiring! BookPeople is looking for seasonal booksellers! Love BookPeople? Love books? Come work with us! BookPeople is the largest independent bookstore in Texas. During our more than forty-year history, we have gained national recognition and become an iconic Austin destination. From our beginnings in 1970 as a small new age bookstore in West … Continue reading Come work with us!
Our slogan is “a community bound by books,” and we pride ourselves in expressing our individuality and diversity through staff curation and impeccable customer interaction. Our diversity is demonstrated not only by our voices in the store but by the books on our shelves. Our number one asset is our employees, whose knowledge, enthusiasm, and … Continue reading We’re hiring!
Kick off 2018 with a new gig! Come be part of our team. We're hiring: Event Staff We are seeking help on our part-time event staff for our in-store events, with evening and weekend shifts totaling around 8 hours/week available. Preference given to applicants with the availability to work offsite events during the day and … Continue reading We’re hiring!
The latest edition of our Trust Fall subscription box is here, available to order on its own or as part of a yearly subscription. The new box features The Readymade Thief, a novel by Augustus Rose. The Readymade Thief follows the story of Lee Cuddy, a seventeen-year-old who is on the run in the streets of Philadelphia … Continue reading Take a Trust Fall with us!
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!