Recognize this song? If you’ve been in Austin for a while or watched a bunch of Austin City Limits Live, you probably should. That’s Gary P. Nunn with Jerry Jeff Walker singing the iconic "London Homesick Blues." And guess what?! Gary P. Nunn is going to be in our store speaking and signing his memoir … Continue reading LISTEN: Gary P. Nunn sings ‘London Homesick Blues’
Helen Thorpe stops by BookPeople this Friday, January 19 at 7 PM to discuss her new book, The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom. Adolescence is a hard enough period for anyone, but can you imagine going through your high school years as an immigrant? When you walk into a classroom … Continue reading THIS FRIDAY: Helen Thorpe
The Kids team is kicking off the new year with love and great books! Here, a look at our latest display, inspired by our upcoming event with Newbery Medal winning author Matt de la Peña and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long on Saturday, January 20 @ 11:30 AM. When we got our hands … Continue reading BookKids kicks off 2018 with LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!
Pierce Brown, author of the wildly popular Red Rising scifi trilogy, comes to BookPeople this Sunday, February 14th, at 3 PM. It will be a perfect Valentine's event since we love Pierce Brown so much. A bunch of folks here at the store have been reading and re-reading his trilogy in anticipation of Brown's visit. Welcome … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week: The Pierce Brown Edition
We are thrilled to have Richard Paul and Steven Moss in our store Wednesday, July 1 at 7PM to discuss We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program. Just as the civil rights movement was lifting off, so was the American Space Age. While their ambitions were beginning to reach far … Continue reading Civil Rights in the Space Age: Richard Paul and Steven Moss Come to BookPeople
~post Katie P. Nigel Barker is perhaps best known as a co-star of sorts; he often works in the presence of supermodels and designers, and is recognizable to many as the guy on TV sitting next to Tyra Banks or Naomi Campbell. And he is that guy; he was a judge on 17 seasons of … Continue reading Nigel Barker at BookPeople: “This is an unprecedented time for fashion.”
BookPeople is excited to announce we're hosting a special in-store event with bestselling author & Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington on Friday, April 11 at 3pm. Huffington will speak about and sign her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. EVENT INFORMATION This event will take place at … Continue reading Arianna Huffington Comes to BookPeople!
By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan Reviewed by Steve(n) In his celebrated werewolf trilogy, Glen Duncan has inventively scrutinized the human experience from perspectives abstracted just enough to blur the lines between objective observation and subjective participation. Whereas The Last Werewolf was an existential examination of absolute power, moral compromise, and social isolation, and Talulla … Continue reading BY BLOOD WE LIVE: A Smart & Satisfying Culmination
Lidia Bastianich is one of my very favorite chefs. With many years of being cable-free, I realized what a goldmine KLRU, the local PBS station, is. Antiques Roadshow! NOVA! Doctor Who! And, of course, Lidia's Italy! I came to love Lidia, and her totally unfussy way of cooking. She cooks like a normal person -- … Continue reading Mac ‘n Cheese and Pizza, Lidia’s Way
The wait is over, and the final book in the Inheritance Quartet has been released. However, that's not going to stop up from celebrating when Christopher Paolini comes to BookPeople at 2PM on Saturday, November 19. And in case you haven't gotten your book yet, and want a preview of what we're celebrating, watch this: … Continue reading And Then There Were None.