MysteryPeople Returns to The BookPeople Podcast!

This week's episode of The BookPeople Podcast features a panel of crime fiction writers, editors, and historians discussing the enigmatic private eye in classic and contemporary crime fiction. MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Coordinator, Scott Montgomery, leads a discussion with Matt Coyle, Tim Maleeny, Laura Oles, Tim Bryant, Billy Kring, and Jeff Vorzimmer. Listen to the talk here … Continue reading MysteryPeople Returns to The BookPeople Podcast!

A Bevy of Gorgeous New Releases (1/14)!

The second week of the New Year is bringing us some outstanding new releases -- among them, a poetry collection from a National Book Award finalist, newly un-earthed stories from a legend of the Harlem Renaissance, and a "powerful portait" of Silicon Valley. Discover your next read here! The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs … Continue reading A Bevy of Gorgeous New Releases (1/14)!

Alyssa Banta on the BookPeople Podcast

This week's episode of The BookPeople Podcast features award-winning photojournalist and writer, Alyssa Banta, with her latest, The Texas Ranch Sisterhood. Her talk concerns the year she spent following more than a dozen Texas women through their grueling daily routines, from the messy confines of the working chute to the sprawling reaches of the back pasture. They … Continue reading Alyssa Banta on the BookPeople Podcast

A Thrilling New Year of New Releases!

Happy (late) New Year, readers! 2020's here with its new releases and we can hardly contain the excitement over some of our, as of yet, still secret events programming. It's also BookPeople's 50th anniversary of operations, so we're extra jazzed to be going strong right around now. We're thrilled for everything we've got in store for … Continue reading A Thrilling New Year of New Releases!

Amy Edwards on the BookPeople Podcast!

Happy New Year, Readers and Listeners! The first episode of BookPeople's 2020 season is now live! Before we kick off our programming for the year, listen here to replay our November event between Amy Edwards and Austin-based author Carolyn Cohagan. The pair discuss Edwards' latest novel, The Trouble with Becoming a Witch! About the book: For … Continue reading Amy Edwards on the BookPeople Podcast!

The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!

One more time before the year's over, we're taking another look back at our favorite events recorded for The BookPeople Podcast. This week's episode features journalist and LBJ biographer, Robert Caro, in conversation with another giant of non-fiction writing, Lawrence Wright. They came together back in May to discuss the former's latest, Working - a … Continue reading The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!

A Look At Our Favorite Fiction Reads of the 2019!

In lieu of a slow new release day we've put together the list to end all lists, a comprehensive look at the adult fiction titles BookPeople booksellers couldn't get enough of in 2019. From runaway bestsellers to local favorites, our staff read far and wide to bring us this heap of good reads. And whether … Continue reading A Look At Our Favorite Fiction Reads of the 2019!