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. The Dionysium Summer Show Dionysus Wednesday, Aug 7th 7pm The Alamo Drafthouse … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

New Podcast with Chuck Klosterman and Shea Serrano

BookFriends, did you happen to miss our event with Chuck Klosterman - author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, Fargo Rock City, and, most recently, Raised in Captivity? You're in luck - you can now replay this uproariously funny and insightful event featuring Klosterman in conversation with writer and San Antonio Spurs super fan, Shea Serrano. Laugh along … Continue reading New Podcast with Chuck Klosterman and Shea Serrano

Austin Opera’s Recommended Reading

Spending some time on the beach this summer? Need options for in-flight entertainment? Austin Opera has you covered! Here are some reading selections to get you prepared for the 2019-2020 Season: Rigoletto Pick up a copy of Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo and you will be reading the inspiration for Verdi's Rigoletto. Want to learn about Giuseppe Verdi–look no further than William … Continue reading Austin Opera’s Recommended Reading

BookKids: Fall Titles We’re Lovin’!

Listen, we love summer time, but...can it be fall already?! Here are a few upcoming titles our booksellers can't wait to get on our shelves!  Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe (Oct. 1st) This picture book comes highly anticipated by Eugenia, who says: "Are you kidding me with this book?!!!! A picture book hasn't … Continue reading BookKids: Fall Titles We’re Lovin’!

New Releases

The Nickel Boys By Colson Whitehead In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. Check out some of the rave reviews … Continue reading New Releases