Last week we had the pleasure of hosting playwright and professor of African and African Diaspora studies at UT-Austin, Lisa B. Thompson, and bestselling author of Heavy, Kiese Laymon, for a candid, joyful, and inspiring conversation about Thompson's new book of plays. Underground, Monroe, & The Mamalogues: Three Plays features new plays by Lisa B. … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Lisa B. Thompson & Kiese Laymon
We're back on the blog with another stupendous virtual event replay! Today we're looking back a few weeks to our too-pure-and-good-for-this-world virtual presentation with Andrew Cotter and a few of his furry friends. In Olive, Mabel & Me, Andrew Cotter tells the story of his Labrador retrievers (Olive and Mabel!) who rose to internet fame as … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Andrew Cotter
Beginning this month we'll be sharing a weekly dose of virtual event replays of days past right here on the BookPeople blog! They're perfect for readers to get a second helping of events they loved or who happened to miss out the first time around! We'll be kicking this series off with this month's presentation … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Alexi Pappas
Last night we had the great pleasure of hosting Bryan Washington for a pub-week celebration of his debut novel, Memorial—a profoundly sensitive story about the rough boundaries of love in a multicultural society (Ron Charles, The Washington Post). The first novel by the author of bookseller favorite, Lot, is already drawing rave reviews from The New York Times Book … Continue reading Bryan Washington Brings the ‘Memorial’ Virtual Book Tour to BookPeople: A Recap
Earlier this year, we had the privilege of hosting John Grisham virtually to an audience of several hundred at home (wow!), welcoming him "back to Austin" for this first time since his appearance at last year's Texas Book Festival. The bestselling author sat down with event host and part-time bookseller, Meike A., to discuss his … Continue reading VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY: John Grisham sits down with bookseller, Meike A.
Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting PhD. in History and author, Eric Cervini, on Crowdcast to celebrate the publication of his new release, The Deviant's War—the untold story of a revolution for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. Cervini discussed his personal history of activism, writing this book, and answered several … Continue reading Replay: Virtual Event with Eric Cervini, author of ‘The Deviant’s War’