Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction by Sami Schalk

Dr. Sami Schalk's recently published Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction is a remarkable study on how race, gender and ability/disability are represented in speculative fiction. Her study focuses on speculative fiction written by black women, and approaches it from both a black feminist theory and disability studies perspective - … Continue reading Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction by Sami Schalk

New Podcast: Christopher Kimball

We've just posted a new podcast on the new BookPeople podcast. Christopher Kimball was one of our favorite authors to visit last Fall. We were drooling over all the yummy recipes in his newest book Milk Street: Tuesday Nights: More than 200 Simple Weeknight Suppers that Deliver Bold Flavor, Fast.  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street is located … Continue reading New Podcast: Christopher Kimball

BookKids: February Highlights!

Happy February, friends! Below, check out a round-up of our upcoming events in the Kid Lit world! We hope to see you around the store this month, whether it's for storytime, a book signing, or to decorate cookies! Don’t miss a beat: subscribe to our Kids e-newsletter and follow us on Twitter & Instagram for updates. Author Guest Storytime with Nikkolas … Continue reading BookKids: February Highlights!

Something for Everyone: The ATXSciRead Book Group

By Christine Havens The ATXSciRead book group is off to a great start after our first meeting in September. We had 18 people come to BookPeople’s third-floor meeting room for a lively discussion of David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree, which presents a different way of looking at a model of “the tree of life,” most … Continue reading Something for Everyone: The ATXSciRead Book Group