For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, twice won the National Book Award, three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and has also won virtually every other major literary honor, including the Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and … Continue reading New Podcast: Robert Caro
We’re gearing up to welcome a ton of great authors to BookPeople in 2016. Last week we highlighted upcoming events for adults. Now let's take a look at what the spring has in store for children and teens. There's more to come, too. Stay tuned! For a full listing of upcoming events, check out our website, bookpeople.com. If you … Continue reading BookPeople 2016 Kids & Teen Event Preview
We're gearing up to welcome a ton of great authors to BookPeople in 2016. We attempted to put them all into one blog post, but there's a lot headed our way, y'all. Here are some of the highlights, with plenty more to come! For a full listing of upcoming events, check out our website, bookpeople.com. If … Continue reading BookPeople 2016 Author Event Preview
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, is the sequel to the 2010 Newbery Honor-winning book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Austin-area author Jacqueline Kelly. Calpurnia Tate is one of those characters that lives on well after the reader has finished the book, and it is a delight to be treated to another wonderful story … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Jacqueline Kelly
Anywhere but Paradise, is a new chapter book by Anne Bustard. It tells the story of Peggy Sue, a girl who has to move from Texas to Hawaii in the 1960s. She is definitely not happy about the move -- she faces a bully at school, her cat is in quarantine, tsunamis threaten her family, … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Anne Bustard
Besides the official documents, what more is needed to form a true American citizenship? British food critic, travel writer and Food Network regular Simon Majumdar expands the requirements in Fed, White and Blue: Finding America with My Fork. Join us on Wednesday, April 22 at 7PM when he joins us in-store to discuss his travels … Continue reading Simon Majumdar Brings FED, WHITE & BLUE to BookPeople!
The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits Reviewed by Steven Julavits appears here at BookPeople Tuesday, April 21 at 7pm. The voice that Heidi Julavits cultivates in her prose is as fascinating to experience as it is fascinated by its subject. Her curiosity with the world indicates an unknown quantity hidden somewhere within the text or even … Continue reading Book Review: THE FOLDED CLOCK by Heidi Julavits
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Gearing Up for the Texas Teen Book Festival! Today's Teen Thursday is only about the Texas Teen Book Festival's featured authors and books. It's this Saturday, ya'll!! Over on the … Continue reading Teen Thursday – Texas Teen Book Fest Super Edition!
Celebrity cat whisperer Jackson Galaxy wants you to know that your home isn't actually your home. It's your cat's home. You may pay the rent and buy the kitty litter, but the house isn't yours. It's theirs. They leave their fur and cat toys everywhere, and your people furniture is just in their way. … Continue reading The Cat Daddy is Back with CATIFICATION!
Be afraid. Be very afraid. R. L. Stine, master of terror for readers old and young, is coming to BookPeople on Saturday, November 15 at 12pm with the first new book in his legendary Fear Street series in almost two decades, Party Games. This novel is classic Stine: Rachel's friends warned her not to go … Continue reading R. L. Stine Comes to BookPeople!