We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves – Review

There's a lot of talk about data and algorithms in mainstream discourse these days. Even if you don't follow data scientists and digital media scholars on Twitter (like I do), you'll be hard-pressed to find someone with a social media account that hasn't at least heard about the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal. *Here's a good primer … Continue reading We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves – Review

Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’

Kristin Casey stops by the store this Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to read from her new memoir, Rock Monster: My Life With Joe Walsh. Below, the author's sister (who also happens to be a former BookPeople employee) shares her thoughts on the book. A little background before I talk about this book. You … Continue reading Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’

Austin Events for the Literati – August

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  The Dionysium Summer Show: Habit Alamo Drafthouse Village Wednesday, August 2nd … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

Austin Events for the Literati – July

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  International Read Naked Day July 5th - Everywhere July 5th is … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – July

Austin Events for the Literati – June

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  Astronomy on Tap - Special Edition Monday, June 5th @ The … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – June

Austin Events for the Literati – May

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  Dionysium - Spring Show: Identity Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, 7:00 pm Alamo … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – May

Austin Events for the Literati – April

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  April is National Poetry Month (but you probably already knew that)! … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – April

Austin Events for the Literati – March

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  Fran Lebowitz Wednesday, March 8th @ 7:30pm The Long Center for … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – March

Austin Events for the Literati – February

Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy.  The Dionysium Winter 2017 Show SCIENCE Wednesday, February 1st @ Alamo … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – February