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.  SUPER KRIME: THE WORLD OF PULP SUPER VILLAINS The month of … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

Required Reading Revisited – July

In the Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high school or university. Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario Our last meeting we discussed the heart-wrenching story of Enrique and his journey from Honduras … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited – July

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.  Evolution: Contemporary Art About Evolutionary Biology Tues-Sat 12pm-6pm Now thru July … Continue reading Austin Events For The Literati – July

Sarah H. – Summer Reading List 2016

Sarah H. is a badass bookseller who takes Texas book slingin’ to a whole new level. She currently helms BookPeople’s non-stop, party-all-the-time Internet Orders department. When not at work, she can be found researching Austin’s deep, dark literary underbelly. Look for her in the Sci-fi section and just about anywhere high caliber, boundary-defying, genre-bending lit … Continue reading Sarah H. – Summer Reading List 2016

Fantastic Planets #35 – Fantastic Planet/La Planete Sauvage (1973)

This year, four science fiction-loving booksellers will delve into Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films, the new book by film historian Douglas Brode. They’ll watch the movies, read Brode’s take, and tell you – point blank – how they feel about all of it. #35 on Douglas Brode's list of … Continue reading Fantastic Planets #35 – Fantastic Planet/La Planete Sauvage (1973)