One more time before the year's over, we're taking another look back at our favorite events recorded for The BookPeople Podcast. This week's episode features journalist and LBJ biographer, Robert Caro, in conversation with another giant of non-fiction writing, Lawrence Wright. They came together back in May to discuss the former's latest, Working - a … Continue reading The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!
We're turning back the clock again, diving into the archives of the BookPeople podcast to showcase another one of our favorite events we hosted in-store this year. Author Jasper Fforde stopped by BookPeople to read from and sign Early Riser, his first standalone novel since 2009. Listen in as Jasper Fforde discusses his latest that … Continue reading The Archives: Jasper Fforde on the BookPeople Podcast!
A little Flashback Friday action for y'all! We dove into the archives of the BookPeople podcast for one of our favorite conversations. Author Sarah Smarsh visited BookPeople to read and sign her book Heartland, which was longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Listen in as Sarah Smarsh discusses her eye-opening memoir with Rose … Continue reading The Archives: Sarah Smarsh on the BookPeople Podcast!
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!