Books I’m Excited About: ‘Harlem Shuffle’

Fall 2021's a distant dream, but Uriel's still looking forward to all the wonderful book's we'll be getting when we finally get there. In a year when so many standout authors are making a splash, there's one title he's most stoked for. Read on for more! Colson Whitehead's done it all. He's penned historical novels, a … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Harlem Shuffle’

Virtual Event Replay: Casey Cep + Michael Lewis

True Crime Thursday is a thing, right? If not, let's get the ball rolling on that one. Take a trip back in time with Casey Cep's October 2020 celebration of the Furious Hours paperback release. She was joined in conversation with the Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short, The Fifth Risk)! Casey Cep's Furious Hours blends true crime reportage and biography … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Casey Cep + Michael Lewis

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (3/16)

This week's new releases are all about revelations. Hear me out. One takes you behind the scenes of classic film, a few others reveal what it means to be a woman in and out of the spheres of power, and another's a straight-up mystery that begs to be solved. Read on for more one these highly-anticipated new … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (3/16)

Virtual Event Replay: Patricia Engel + Angie Cruz

We're not looking back too far for this week's virtual event replay. Patricia Engel's Infinite Country is one of our favorite books this year and we want every to know about it! Patricia Engel's Infinite Country is one of our favorite books of the year so far. Not only did we select is as the first … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Patricia Engel + Angie Cruz

Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Little Devil in America’

If you're into music + feeling things, Uriel's got just the book for you! I love Hanif Abdurraqib. The way his mind works, his taste in music and sports, his aura, just everything. And his work—an alchemical blend of criticism and poetry—is some of the very best I've ever read. Yes, I'm prone to hyperbole, … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Little Devil in America’

Turn the Page: New Releases (3/9)

Gene editing, true crime, ghost stories, and love. That's just a preview of what awaits you the next time you shop with us in-store and online. Read more about the titles hitting our shelves this week! The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson The bestselling author … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases (3/9)

Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Edward Carey and Gregory Maguire joined online last month us for a most enchanting night to celebrate's Carey's latest, The Swallowed Man. Cozy up and enjoy a replay of this magical engagement! In The Swallowed Man, the ingenious storyteller Edward Carey returns to reimagine a time-honored fable: the story of an impatient father, a rebellious … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Edward Carey + Gregory Maguire

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Hummingbird Salamander’

Sci-fi lovers, here's a book you should be looking forward to! Out next month! I wasn't able to truly get into sci-fi writing until I stumbled across Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy sometime in 2014. Comprised of Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance, it tells of an ecological l wasteland known only as Area X and the scores of scientists and … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Hummingbird Salamander’

Austin Liti Limits: Simon Han

Debut author Simon Han discusses his much-lauded debut, Nights When Nothing Happened with Scott Semegran in the latest episode of Austin Liti Limits. The pair cover writing the Chinese-American experience and how the book came to be. Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Nights When Nothing Happened performed by Simon Han. And be … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Simon Han