Earlier this month we had the honor of welcoming back to the store bestselling author André Aciman for a reading and discussion of his latest novel, Find Me. In it, he continues the story of Oliver and Elio that began with the smash-hit Call Me By Your Name. It's a title that our booksellers absolutely devoured (Read … Continue reading André Aciman on the BookPeople Podcast!
Last month we had the pleasure of hosting Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of Ego is the Enemy and The Obstacle is the Way, for a presentation on his new book, Stillness is the Key -- a title that offers a simple but inspiring antidote to the stress of 24/7 news and social media. Holiday spoke at length about … Continue reading Ryan Holiday on the BookPeople Podcast!
Last week we had the pleasure of hosting New York Times bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose and, most recently, A Dog's Promise, W. Bruce Cameron. Joined by a few furry friends in the audience, Cameron stopped by to read from and sign his newest book. In it, the adventures of Bailey, the lovable pup from previous entries in … Continue reading W. Bruce Cameron on the BookPeople Podcast
Last month we had the pleasure of hosting podcaster, meditation teacher, audio engineer and author Cory Allen for his brand new book, Now Is the Way. This will be familiar territory for avid listeners of The Astral Hustle podcast and his wildly popular online meditation course, Release Into Now, but we invite our listeners to plug in and enjoy … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Cory Allen
Earlier this month we had the pleasure of hosting Lara Prescott, Austin author and Michener Center gradute, with her debut novel, The Secrets We Kept. It spins a yarn of secretaries turned spies and the covert CIA operation to undermine the Soviet regime using one of the greatest love stories of all time, Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago. … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Lara Prescott!
Earlier this month we were joined by professor of history at Rice University, W. Caleb McDaniel, for a reading and discussion of his new book, Sweet Taste of Liberty. His latest recounts the true story of Henrietta Wood — a woman who survived slavery twice and won a landmark restitution case — and imparts a lesson … Continue reading A Stirring Tale of Justice On This Week’s Podcast Episode
This week on The BookPeople Podcast we have a very special presentation perfect for the hard-boiled, noir enthusiast. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Stark House Press, a reprint publisher of early to mid-twentieth century genre fiction, and the release of their latest title, The Best of Manhunt, Crime Fiction Coordinator Scott Montgomery organized a discussion on crime … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast Goes NOIR!
Last week we had the opportunity of hosting David Lagercrantz in-store to present his latest entry in the Millenium Series, The Girl Who Lived Twice. He sat down with local mystery writer Chandler Baker (The Whisper Network, 2019) to discuss the challenges overcome in continuing the much-lauded and bestselling series Stieg Larsson began, writing the singular … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast Presents: David Lagercrantz
Hello, BookFriends! We've got a special treat for you this week on the BookPeople Podcast: we've just made our recording of the Téa Obreht event LIVE! The acclaimed author of The Tiger's Wife stopped by the store this week to read and sign from her latest, Inland. She spoke to us at length about the inspiration behind her most recent … Continue reading New Podcast Episode featuring Téa Obreht
This week on The BookPeople Podcast we have a very special episode with debut author Kimberly King Parsons! A Texas native, the stories featured in Parsons's collection center mostly on life in the oft-neglected Panhandle, they are imbued with that strange, scrappy Lone Star attitude and erupt off the page. Black Light is also a bookseller favorite. Our … Continue reading New Podcast Episode featuring a Texas Native