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!
"You see, bookshops are dreams built of wood and paper. They are time travel and escape and knowledge and power. They are, simply put, the best of places." — The Bookshop Book by Jen Campbell Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. To see more posts in this series, click here.
"I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me." – Tahereh Mafi Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. Follow him on Instagram @dani.the.street. To see more posts in this series, click here.
A peek at some of the employee doodles that pop up around the store. — Stephen — Amber — Anonymous
Out of all the fun-filled family events and festivals our great city has to offer, we have a soft spot for the Texas Book Festival (TBF). For one weekend, downtown Austin transforms into a book lover's dream. White tents take over Congress Avenue to host amazing author signings, fascinating panels, and activities for readers of all ages. … Continue reading BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!
"You're the only person I've ever met who can stand in a bookstore as long as I can. A smarty-pants, the kind you don't find every day." – This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. Follow him on Instagram @dani.the.street. To see more posts in this series, click here. … Continue reading Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. II
We're hiring! BookPeople is looking for booksellers, baristas, and a gifts Inventory Manager! 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 … Continue reading BookPeople is Hiring!
Love BookPeople? Love books? Love authors? Come work with us! We are hiring an Events Coordinator to help manage almost 400 events in the store each year. The job includes managing staff, interacting with authors and publishers, and helping with our marketing efforts for events. The complete job description is here. This is a full … Continue reading BookPeople is hiring!
Questions I Am Often Asked, from the author of Traffickwocky Every now and again - when I am somehow not stuck on the MoPac - I am asked something like, “Tex, is it stressful being the world’s leading traffic poet? And, while I have you here on my show, does it bother you that there … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Tex MoPac, Traffic Poet
To know the Nightmare Factory Book Club is to revel in genetic anomaly. Our members are celebrated for their exquisite, phenotypic eccentricity, and our pursuit of absolute, biological perfection has been known to turn heads the full 360°. To this end, we were delighted to indulge in Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism by David … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Explores The Darkness That Hides in Eutopia