On the Podcast: Lara Prior-Palmer

At the age of nineteen, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to “the world’s longest, toughest horse race”—an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of twenty-five wild ponies across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland. On a whim, she decided to enter the race. As she boarded a … Continue reading On the Podcast: Lara Prior-Palmer

New Podcast with Joe Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than four dozen novels, including Jackrabbit Smile, the Edgar-award winning The Bottoms, Sunset and Sawdust, and Leather Maiden. He has received nine Bram Stoker Awards, the American Mystery Award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature. Lansdale returned to the store earlier this month with his newest novel featuring … Continue reading New Podcast with Joe Lansdale

Podcast with Bryan Washington

Bryan Washington's Lot is set in the city of Houston—a sprawling, diverse microcosm of America—following the son of a black mother and a Latino father, coming of age. He’s working at his family’s restaurant, weathering his brother’s blows, resenting his older sister’s absence. And discovering he likes boys. Washington has written for The New Yorker, The New … Continue reading Podcast with Bryan Washington

Samantha Allen Podcast

Samantha Allen—GLAAD Award-winning journalist and the author of Love & Estrogen (Amazon Original Stories)—was in the store for an exciting talk about her new book Real Queer America. Ten years ago, Allen was a suit-and-tie-wearing Mormon missionary. Now she's a senior Daily Beast reporter happily married to another woman. A lot in her life has changed, but what hasn't … Continue reading Samantha Allen Podcast

BookPeople Podcast: Thomas Mallon

Last month, Thomas Mallon joined us to discuss his new novel, Landfall. If you missed it, check out our podcast recording of it here. You can also find The BookPeople Podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Mallon is the author of ten novels, including Henry and Clara, Dewey Defeats Truman, Fellow Travelers, and Watergate. Fellow Travelers has been … Continue reading BookPeople Podcast: Thomas Mallon