Mat and Jason are the Book Cooks; two former kitchen commandos now working in a bookstore. We suck at keeping up with this blog. We can't promise we are going to be any better but here is one from us now. We rotate the books through our display on a regular basis and we had … Continue reading The Book Cooks dish on Anthony Bourdain
Crazy from the heat: Holiday edition!
Mat and Jason curate a display in our cooking section and write a column about their favorite culinary books for the blog. Here it is, the second edition of "Crazy from the heat": Ok ... This is not really a holiday issue of our cookbook/cooking/food/griping blog. It is, however, the holiday season, so we are … Continue reading Crazy from the heat: Holiday edition!
Crazy from the Heat…
...or: if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. brought to you by Mat and Jason So Mat and Jason decided that BP's cooking section needed some love. Thus, they put together an end cap made up of their favorite food and food-related books currently available in the store. Please be patient … Continue reading Crazy from the Heat…
SHOWDOWN AT THE HUAC CORRAL: THE COMMUNISTS vs. THE COWBOYS
Glenn Frankel brings his new book High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic to BookPeople on Thursday, March 2 at 7 PM. Much like he did with his book about that other monumental and great movie/western, The Searchers, Glenn Frankel dissects High Noon and all its behind the scenes machinations. … Continue reading SHOWDOWN AT THE HUAC CORRAL: THE COMMUNISTS vs. THE COWBOYS
Ottessa Moshfegh Brings the Warmth with “Homesick for Another World”
Ottessa Moshfegh will be bringing her new collection of short stories to BookPeople on January 31st at 7 PM. Ms. Moshfegh has too many accolades to go into here. Take a gander at her wikipedia page for the particulars: Wiki-Ottessa. She's from Boston, her mom is from Croatia, her dad is from Iran; she is a badass, … Continue reading Ottessa Moshfegh Brings the Warmth with “Homesick for Another World”
Holiday Gifty Ideas for The Ayatollah of RocknRollahs in your life?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfL4xKQeSfo Need some book ideas for that rock and roll miscreant in your life for this year's holidays? Let's give it a shot here. In no particular order, here are a few that came out new this year in either hardback or paperback: (oh yeah, all of these are of course available at BookPeople, but … Continue reading Holiday Gifty Ideas for The Ayatollah of RocknRollahs in your life?
punk rock survivor KEITH MORRIS comes to BookPeople
Without Keith Morris aka Johnny Bob Goldstein aka Morty, Hardcore West Coast Punk Rock as we know it would not exist. Hell, hardcore punk rock in general would be what? Who knows. We do know Keith Morris brought drive, a thirst for something new and a dark, twisted sense of humor to help kick off the … Continue reading punk rock survivor KEITH MORRIS comes to BookPeople