by Gregory Day and Eugenia Vela There is this story that is wild unto itself and forgotten by time. It is a story of strong wills and neglect. This story spans from the empirical ego of the Nazi Party in Germany to the socialist struggles in 1960s Bolivia. Leni Riefenstahl’s illustrious documentaries, Che Guevara’s Nancahuazu … Continue reading Bookseller Review: Affections
Shannon This Is Not The End by Chandler Baker When I first dove into This Is Not The End, I was not prepared for the onslaught of feels that Chandler Baker was going to send crashing down on me. I never expected to care what happened to Lake, Will, and Penny within the first few pages, but I found … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week: 8/10
Ahead of Odie Lindsey's visit to BookPeople next week, our Events Coordinator Lindsey reviewed his short story collection. We hope you'll join us Thursday night to hear him in conversation with local author John Pipkin. I have always delighted in the southern story: the quiet grotesqueness of Breece D'J Pancake's West Virginia, the dark edges … Continue reading Booksellers Review: We Come To Our Senses: Stories
Every month here at BookPeople we like to spotlight a smaller, independent publishing house that we love. These Indie Presses are helping to push the literary world forward with unique and adventurous work and we’re proud to showcase their titles in our store. This month check out the wonderful Beacon Press! Beacon Press is an independent … Continue reading Indie Press Spotlight: Beacon Press
Every month here at BookPeople we like to spotlight a smaller, independent publishing house that we love. These Indie Presses are helping to push the literary world forward with unique and adventurous work and we’re proud to showcase their titles in our store. This month check out the wonderful Open Letter! Open Letter--the University of … Continue reading Indie Press Spotlight: Open Letter
We're all really enjoying Anne Helen Petersen's collection of essays, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, and can't wait to have her here in just a week on July 19th at 7pm. Check out our reviews and come join us! I've enjoyed Anne Helen Petersen's essays on Buzzfeed, so it was great to read this interesting … Continue reading Booksellers recommend: Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion.
~post by Ellen, BookKids Inventory Manager A new feature in BookKids is the Staff Spotlight display. Each month, a staff member will have complete control over one of the full displays in the children’s department. The books in this display are completely the choice of the featured staff member. So far, the displays have included a … Continue reading BookKids April Staff Spotlight: Ellen!
~post by Ellen, BookKids Inventory Manager We get customers - teenagers and adults - who need the newest and best teen books because they “have read everything.” I try to keep up with as many of the major new releases as I can, but it’s impossible to read all the new books. Here are five … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Ellen’s April Teen Reads
So, normally, I'm reading a teen or kid book, but I do occasionally branch out and read books written specifically for adults. I know. It's a shock. Of course, this week I haven't gone very far a field -- I'm reading a parenting book about autism. I must confess that I'm not very far a … Continue reading What I’m Reading Right This Very Minute