BookPeople is looking for our next amazing t-shirt. As your local, independent bookstore, we want the t-shirt design to represent YOU, the people who make up our community. We’re running a T-shirt Design Contest from Sept 22 – Oct 16, 2011. Quirky, funny, nostalgic, retro, Austin-y…feel free to take the design in any direction you’d … Continue reading T-shirt Design Contest!
~Post by Alison Have you ever read a book that thoroughly transported you to another world? A world full of impossible things, where you could swear you can actually smell the caramel apples? That is the beauty found in The Night Circus. When some staff members went to Book Expo of America in New York … Continue reading Let’s Run Away and Join ‘The Night Circus’
I love reading books with a book club. I like the comradery, I like reading a book I might not have picked up on my own, heck I even like the "pressure" of making sure I get the book read by a certain date. Galleycat has just announced a really cool new program for book … Continue reading Attn Book Clubs (and authors!)
By BookPerson Joel Nihlean Bob Mould is coming to BookPeople on Sunday, and I am pretty damn excited. I’ve met my fair share of rock stars, artists, authors and the like between working here at BookPeople and gigging and touring with my own band, but Bob Mould definitely stands out. He has risen to critical … Continue reading Bob Mould at BookPeople 7/24/11 7PM
...but books aren't! Here are some fun gift ideas for Dad. Don't forget to show him some love; Father's Day is Sunday, June 19! If your Dad is into pop culture and nerdy things like Star Wars, then grab him a copy of Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg. We've got signed copies - how … Continue reading Ties are boring…
Take a look at the man himself greeting the crowd before signing over 600 (!!) books! PLUS, see what some of the fans here had to say about Simon.
Get to know the people that make BookPeople great. Meet Kester Smith, Master Bookseller extraordinaire.
Get to know the people that make BookPeople great. This is our intrepid CEO, Steve Bercu.
Bob Dylan turns 70 today. Hard to believe, right? Here are some of our favorite books about the Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. When Bob Met Woody This amazing children's book, written by Gary Golio and illustrated by Marc Burckhardt, follows Bobby Zimmerman as he leaves Minnesota, takes on a new identity, and meets his musical hero, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Bob!
The BookPeople Five is an interview we do with visiting authors. Steve Earle was here on May, 18 2011 to a rabid crowd of fans. His new book, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive, is about Doc Ebersole and the ghost of Hank Williams. Signed books are available.