Michael Andreasen on sci-fi, crossword puzzles & ‘bizarre little video games’

Michael Andreasen's surreal short story collection, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover, just hit shelves, but it's already getting tons of buzz from places like Publisher's Weekly and the Chicago Review of Books. One of our Inventory Managers, Raul, calls it "Magnificent, enchanting, and full of literary verve.” Check out Andreasen's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire … Continue reading Michael Andreasen on sci-fi, crossword puzzles & ‘bizarre little video games’

Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

Emily Ecton stops by the store this Saturday, February 17 at 6 p.m. to discuss her new chapter book, The Ambrose Deception. It's a must read for kids and adults alike! Check out Emily's answers to the BookPeople Questionnaire below.  BP: What are you reading these days? EE: I'm not reading much right now because … Continue reading Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

Francisco Cantú on Star Wars, mezcal & his 14-foot workspace

Francisco Cantú stops by BookPeople Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. to discuss The Line Becomes a River, his memoir about working for the United States Border Patrol. We're big believers in this book! Purchase a copy and we'll donate a portion of the proceeds to Casa Marianella, a local non-profit that provides food, shelter and … Continue reading Francisco Cantú on Star Wars, mezcal & his 14-foot workspace

Matt Haig on Shakespeare, time travel & Benedict Cumberbatch

Matt Haig stops by the store tonight, February 8 at 7 p.m., to discuss his new novel How to Stop Time, which tells the story of a 439-year-old man who looks 41. Film rights have already been snatched up by Benedict Cumberbatch's production company, SunnyMarch. Check out the interview with Haig below, courtesy of Penguin … Continue reading Matt Haig on Shakespeare, time travel & Benedict Cumberbatch

Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

A conversation with Celeste Ng, author of the bestselling Everything I Never Told You and, now, Little Fires Everywhere.  Celeste Ng will appear at BookPeople on Tuesday, September 26th, at 7pm, in conversation with Clay Smith of Kirkus Reviews. Q: Tell us a bit about Shaker Heights. Do you see it as representative of Every Town, USA, or … Continue reading Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

Madeleine Albright Interview

Madeleine Albright has had an exceptional career in public office, serving as an ambassador to the UN and as the first female Secretary of State, at the time making her the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. The former Secretary has published a new book called Read My Pins, detailing the unique political significance of her brooches and the stories around them. More than 200 of her pins are currently being displayed at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.