Event Staff Want to work with our author events as an events staffer? As we approach our busiest season of the year, we are looking to find people to join our Events Staff team. This position entails working multiple in-store events, offsite events, and year-round festivals. It’s a part-time position that requires someone who is … Continue reading We’re Hiring!
With the summer in the rearview mirror, we're looking forward to all of the treasures the Fall season has in store for us. Check out some of the books we've been buzzing about in-store and look out for those we'll be hosting events for. This Fall's going to be jam-packed with literary goodness! The Secrets … Continue reading The First Wave of Fall Releases! (aka, NEW TITLE TUESDAY!)
Hello, BookFriends! We've got a special treat for you this week on the BookPeople Podcast: we've just made our recording of the Téa Obreht event LIVE! The acclaimed author of The Tiger's Wife stopped by the store this week to read and sign from her latest, Inland. She spoke to us at length about the inspiration behind her most recent … Continue reading New Podcast Episode featuring Téa Obreht
We're waving the summer goodbye here at BookPeople, but the new releases won't stop coming and for that, we're thankful! Here's some exciting new titles, a few of which we'll be having events for later this month and the next. The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz The sixth installment of the Millenium Series is … Continue reading So Long Summer, Hello New Books!
This week on The BookPeople Podcast we have a very special episode with debut author Kimberly King Parsons! A Texas native, the stories featured in Parsons's collection center mostly on life in the oft-neglected Panhandle, they are imbued with that strange, scrappy Lone Star attitude and erupt off the page. Black Light is also a bookseller favorite. Our … Continue reading New Podcast Episode featuring a Texas Native
Triple digit heat isn't bothering us one bit here at BookPeople, these new releases are keeping us cool through the week! The Warehouse by Rob Hart In The Warehouse, Rob Hart presents a terrifyingly plausible, darkly satirical near-future thriller where an America ravaged by violence and unemployment finds solace in The Cloud, a mega-corporation that looks … Continue reading Beat The Summer Heat with These Brand New Reads *heart-eyes emoji*
This week's installment of the BookPeople podcast is a punk-rockin' hoot. Earlier this month we hosted John Doe of Los Angeles-based punk band X presenting More Fun in the New World with filmmaker and contributor to the book, Bill Morgan. Picking up where Under the Big Black Sun left off, More Fun in the New World explores the years 1982 … Continue reading New Podcast featuring: John Doe of X!
Here's a round up of the hottest new releases being published today (8/13)! Inland by Téa Obreht In her second novel, the bestselling author of The Tiger's Wife Téa Obreht spins a stunning tale of perseverance across an unforgettable landscape of magic and myth. In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, … Continue reading New Release Tuesdays are the BEST Days!
Back in July we hosted Alex Espinoza for a reading and Q&A on Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime. In Cruising, acclaimed author Alex Espinoza takes readers on an uncensored journey through the underground, to reveal the timeless art of cruising. Combining historical research and oral history with his own personal experience, Espinoza examines the … Continue reading New Podcast with Alex Espinoza
Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino From breakout contributor at The New Yorker, Jia Tolentino, comes Trick Mirror: an essay collection that tackles the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time. In nine entirely original essays, written with a rare combination of give and sharpness, wit and fearlessness, she delves into the … Continue reading New Releases 8/6