We're hiring! BookPeople is looking for holiday booksellers! Love BookPeople? Love books? Come work with us! BookPeople is the largest independent bookstore in Texas. During our more than forty-year history, we have gained national recognition and become an iconic Austin destination. From our beginnings in 1970 as a small new age bookstore in West … Continue reading Apply to be a holiday bookseller!
THIS IS HAPPENING!!!! SAATTTTTUURRRDDDAAAAYYY!!! IT'S ALMOST HERE! AAAAHHHHH! This Saturday, October 7 at St. Edwards University, It's the Texas Teen Book Festival! Take a peek at the schedule and start prepping where you need to be and when so you don't miss things! And don't forget to check out both keynote speakers!!!! Coming in … Continue reading Texas Teen Book Festival Thursday
CHRISTINE Provenance by Ann Leckie Confession time—Provenance, which (as I’ve found out) takes place in the same universe as her Ancillary Justice trilogy, is the first I’ve read of Ann Leckie’s novels. I’m hooked! Provenance is fast-paced, with enough details about this universe to keep me reading without feeling lost. Leckie does a great … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
The Future Is History Masha Gessen Masha Gessen is an award-winning Russian-American journalist and staff favorite--and we are honored to have her at BookPeople to speak and sign her book The Future is History on October 24th. This history of the Russian regime chronicles the lives of four people caught up in the metamorphosis of … Continue reading New Releases: 10/3
by Gregory Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan “The idea came to him all of a sudden, as a burst of light in his brain. He spoke of hosting something inside his body, something other than guts and entrails. It poured out and steered him, encouraged him to kill.” This is vicious stuff. Eka Kurniawan’s Indonesia … Continue reading Found in Translation: Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan
We're just over a week away... ARE YOU READY?!?!?!?!?!?!?! Plot your course. Plan your schedule. And make sure you're prepared for all the fangirling/fanboying you can handle! GET THRILLED BY NEW RELEASES There's Someone Inside Your House Stephanie Perkins From the author of Anna & The French Kiss comes a brand new thriller … Continue reading Texas Teen Thursday…
...or: if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. brought to you by Mat and Jason So Mat and Jason decided that BP's cooking section needed some love. Thus, they put together an end cap made up of their favorite food and food-related books currently available in the store. Please be patient … Continue reading Crazy from the Heat…