Austin Events for the Literati – December

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Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  The Austin Forum on Technology & Society Tuesday, December 4th @ 6:15pm … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – December

Austin Events for the Literati – November

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Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  A CONVERSATION WITH KEVIN KWAN Author of Crazy Rich Asians The Long … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – November

Austin Events for the Literati – October

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Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  October is my favorite month, and it's not just the weather... It's … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – October

Austin Events for the Literati – August

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  Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  ArmadilloCon August 3rd-5th, Omni Hotel South Park Austin's Convention for SFF Readers … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

Q&A with debut author Raymond Villareal

In this ambitious and wildly original debut—part social-political satire, part international mystery—a new virus turns people into something a bit more than human, upending society as we know it. Raymond Villareal was kind enough to answer some questions before he comes to the store to speak about his novel, A People's History of the Vampire … Continue reading Q&A with debut author Raymond Villareal

LISTEN: Gary P. Nunn sings ‘London Homesick Blues’

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’

THIS FRIDAY: Helen Thorpe

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