James L. Haley on coffee shops, ‘The Boxcar Children’ & his favorite photo of Mark Twain

James L. Haley stops by the store tomorrow, November 14 @ 7 PM to discuss A Darker Sea, the second book in his Bliven Putnam Naval Adventure series. Below, we chat with the writer about his process, his reading list, and his earliest influences. BP: What are you reading these days? JH: I once asked … Continue reading James L. Haley on coffee shops, ‘The Boxcar Children’ & his favorite photo of Mark Twain

Michael Hurd on desegregation and ‘Thursday Night Lights’

Author Chris Barton has allowed us to share his conversation with Michael Hurd, author of the new nonfiction book "Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas". To sign up for Chris's newsletter and be eligible to win a copy of this fascinating book, click here! BookPeople is proud to host … Continue reading Michael Hurd on desegregation and ‘Thursday Night Lights’

Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

A conversation with Celeste Ng, author of the bestselling Everything I Never Told You and, now, Little Fires Everywhere.  Celeste Ng will appear at BookPeople on Tuesday, September 26th, at 7pm, in conversation with Clay Smith of Kirkus Reviews. Q: Tell us a bit about Shaker Heights. Do you see it as representative of Every Town, USA, or … Continue reading Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

Chris Barton talks with Ellen Oh and Kelly J. Baptist

This month, local author Chris Barton is giving away a hardcover and audiobook version of Flying Lessons & Other Stories, a wonderful middle-grade anthology published by Crown Books for Young Readers in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. The book includes writing from beloved authors like Kwame Alexander, Grace Lin, and Jacqueline Woodson. Barton allowed us … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Ellen Oh and Kelly J. Baptist