Mark your calendars, bookfriends! October is filled with literary stars! Monster Apocalypse with Max Brallier! - Tuesday, October 1st at 6 PM Zombie sluggers! Face painters! Big Mama! We've got all the fixin's for a monster apocalypse starting in our parking lot at 6 pm, followed by a talk & signing with Bluebonnet Award winning … Continue reading BookKids: October Events & Highlights!
Love BookPeople? Love books? Come work with us! We are hiring for a Bookfair Logistics and Delivery Position and for an Event Staff position. If you're interested in taking on some hours for each position we're happy to consider combining them as well. Please see below for job descriptions: Job Title: BOOKFAIR LOGISTICS AND … Continue reading HIRING: Bookfair Logistics Coordinator & Event Staff
New York Times-bestselling author Meg Wolitzer stops by the store this Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss her new novel, The Female Persuasion. Check out her answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below! BP: What are you reading these days? MW: Gary Shteyngart’s upcoming Lake Success. A while back, Carmen Maria Machado’s Her Body and Other Parties. BP: … Continue reading Meg Wolitzer on Scrabble, George Eliot & that ‘new-car-smell of a beginning’
From board book biographies to feminist YA, here's something for every BookKid to enjoy this Women's History Month! In a bookstore, we're surrounded by inspiring women -- they're the characters in the pages of our favorite books and the authors who created them. They're the illustrators and artists who give them color, and the subjects … Continue reading BookKids Celebrates Women’s History Month!
At BookPeople, we believe in the enormous power of poetry. Poetry can shape and reshape our worlds, heal our exhausted hearts, and magnify the beauty of nature. In observance of World Poetry Day, we'd like to highlight the poetry display two of our booksellers, Karsten and August, created for the store. We invite you to … Continue reading BookPeople Celebrates World Poetry Day!
If you thought SXSW was busy, just wait 'til next week when BookPeople is full of action-packed Teen Lit events! Just in case you haven't heard, here's who is coming to the store: Farrah Penn Author of Twelve Steps to Normal March 20, 2018 at 7 PM Neal Shusterman Author of Thunderhead March 22, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Prepare for the busiest week ever!
Employee doodles regularly pop up around the store, and we don't think that's a bad thing. In her book, The Doodle Revolution, Sunni Brown suggests that "doodling is deep thinking in disguise -- a simple, accessible, and dynamite tool for innovating and solving even the stickiest problems." Behold, a small sampling of impromptu sketches by … Continue reading BookPeople Doodles: March 2018
Voyage Out is one of the store's most established book clubs. It's been around for almost ten years! We asked Brian to share a bit about the group's history and habits. Check out what he had to say below and don't miss the next meeting on February 25 at 5 p.m. on the third floor of … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: Voyage Out
Kick off 2018 with a new gig! Come be part of our team. We're hiring: Event Staff We are seeking help on our part-time event staff for our in-store events, with evening and weekend shifts totaling around 8 hours/week available. Preference given to applicants with the availability to work offsite events during the day and … Continue reading We’re hiring!
We're hiring for a couple of part time positions in the store -- take a look below for descriptions. School Outreach Program Staff We are looking for some part time staff to help us facilitate our school outreach program for the 2017-2018 school year. Responsibilities will include helping facilitate the logistics of our school bookfair … Continue reading We’re hiring for multiple positions!