Howdy, Readers! BookPeople is celebrating 50 years of operation and the community we continue to grow each day around the love of literature! In honor of the rich history we've developed in the lovely city of Austin, TX we're re-posting this previously published blog post that gives us a glimpse into BookPeople's humble beginnings as … Continue reading A History of BookPeople at 50!
Even before working at BookPeople, I always recognized Merrilee when I visited my local bookstore. I loved exploring the kids section, and she was hard to miss-- she's tall and exuberant, ready to share her many hilarious stories at the drop of a hat. Once I started working here, it became even clearer to me … Continue reading BookKids: Merrilee on 24 Years at BookPeople
~post by Joe T. I’m a big fan of celebrating anniversaries. Whether it’s birthdays, death days, or commemorating epoch events, it’s all awesome to me. This last week from January 30th through February 9th has seen two anniversaries of world shaking importance. First off, January 30th was the 50th anniversary of the recording of Sam … Continue reading The Changes That Came: Sam Cooke & the Beatles