What We’re Reading Wednesday

Shock Value by Jason Zinoman This book tells the remarkable story of how a group of young college filmmakers transformed a barely respected genre into a billion dollar industry. These artist's influence can be felt to this day in every aspect of pop culture. Even if you are not a horror fan, Shock Value will … Continue reading What We’re Reading Wednesday

Give Back to The Library Foundation

Hello all! BookPeople has officially kicked off its season of giving! If you’ve stopped by the store in the past month you’ve probably seen our brand new 2018 catalogue! The catalogue is full of our favorite books, gift items, and this year, charities! To further celebrate those charities we will be posting spotlights throughout the … Continue reading Give Back to The Library Foundation

Austin Events for the Literati – December

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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 Austin Forum on Technology & Society Tuesday, December 4th @ 6:15pm … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – December

Teen Thursday: It’s Beginning to Look A lot like Books

NEW RELEASES     Amber & Dusk by Lyra Selene   Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d'Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her … Continue reading Teen Thursday: It’s Beginning to Look A lot like Books

What We’re Reading this Week

Beyoncè in Formation by Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley Through a deeply intimate and complex reading of Lemonade, Tinsley invites her readers to reach beyond their normal reading practices. Tinsley, beautifully explores her own history, queerness, and ratchet feminism though Beyoncè's homage to her southern roots. As a Black femme myself, this work has been challenging and exciting. … Continue reading What We’re Reading this Week