Meg Wolitzer on Scrabble, George Eliot & that ‘new-car-smell of a beginning’

New York Times-bestselling author Meg Wolitzer stops by the store this Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss her new novel, The Female Persuasion. Check out her answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below! BP: What are you reading these days? MW: Gary Shteyngart’s upcoming Lake Success. A while back, Carmen Maria Machado’s Her Body and Other Parties. BP: … Continue reading Meg Wolitzer on Scrabble, George Eliot & that ‘new-car-smell of a beginning’

Charles Frazier on coffee, Asheville & not going to law school

Charles Frazier stops by the store Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss his new novel Varina, which we predict will be a hit -- Frazier previously penned Cold Mountain! Check out his answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below. BP: What are you reading these days? CF: Tayari Jones, An American Marriage; Paolo Cognetti, The … Continue reading Charles Frazier on coffee, Asheville & not going to law school

Robert Ashcroft on public corruption, Bill Watterson & ‘Twin Peaks’

Robert Ashcroft stops by the store this Sunday, April 15 at 5 p.m. to discuss The Megarothke, a sci fi/horror novel that's drawing comparisons to Blade Runner and Westworld. Check out his answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below! BP: What are you reading these days? RA: I just finished Tropic of Kansas by Christopher Brown and … Continue reading Robert Ashcroft on public corruption, Bill Watterson & ‘Twin Peaks’

Leah Stewart on Jane Austen, the word ‘ardent’ & making herself cry

Leah Stewart stops by the store this Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m. to discuss her new novel, What You Don't Know About Charlie Outlaw. Put simply, it's about a famous actor who gets kidnapped on a hiking excursion. Check out Stewart's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below!  BP: What are you reading these days? … Continue reading Leah Stewart on Jane Austen, the word ‘ardent’ & making herself cry

Q&A with Cecile Richards

Scott Butki, a regular contributor to our MysteryPeople blog, interviewed Cecile Richards about her newly released memoir, Make Trouble. Check out their conversation below!  I was looking forward to reading Cecile Richards' memoir, Make Trouble, even before I was given the generous offer to interview her about it. The book has something for everyone. Want to know … Continue reading Q&A with Cecile Richards

Daniel Kilday on barbecue, orange groves & J.K. Rowling

Daniel Kilday stops by the store this Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss his children's book, Molly Warner: School Reporter. Mark your calendars and check out Kilday's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below.   BP: What are you reading these days? DK: This is a little embarrassing, but I read a lot of … Continue reading Daniel Kilday on barbecue, orange groves & J.K. Rowling

Jonathan Evison on beer, Ginsberg & shouting at parking meters

Jonathan Evison stops by the store this Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. to discuss his newest novel, Lawn Boy. It's the coming-of-age story of Mike Munoz, a young Chicano boy living in Washington State. Check out Evison's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below! BP: What are you reading these days? JE: I recently finished … Continue reading Jonathan Evison on beer, Ginsberg & shouting at parking meters

Michael Andreasen on sci-fi, crossword puzzles & ‘bizarre little video games’

Michael Andreasen's surreal short story collection, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover, just hit shelves, but it's already getting tons of buzz from places like Publisher's Weekly and the Chicago Review of Books. One of our Inventory Managers, Raul, calls it "Magnificent, enchanting, and full of literary verve.” Check out Andreasen's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire … Continue reading Michael Andreasen on sci-fi, crossword puzzles & ‘bizarre little video games’

Amy Bloom on A.J. Cronin, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ & lying on her couch

Amy Bloom stops by the store Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss her new novel White Houses, which explores the real-life relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. Check out Amy's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below.  BP: What are you reading these days? AB: Tayari Jones’ American Marriage.    BP: What books did … Continue reading Amy Bloom on A.J. Cronin, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ & lying on her couch