The Authors & Auteurs Book Club Takes on ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

For May's Authors and Auteurs Bookclub, we venture into fresh territory: journalism and current event dramatization. This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the film adaptation All the President's Men which depicts the early months of Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward's investigative reporting of the Watergate burglary - and if I may get on my … Continue reading The Authors & Auteurs Book Club Takes on ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

Difficult Pictures: Art Cinema in the 21st Century

By Gregory Day and Chris Hollingsworth The preface to Robert Phillip Kolker’s The Altering Eye begins thusly: “Narrative film can set out to please its audience, soothe it, meet and reinforce its expectations. Or it can challenge, question, and probe, inquire about itself, its audience, and the world that both inhabit and reflect. This is … Continue reading Difficult Pictures: Art Cinema in the 21st Century

Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

BookPeople is thrilled to host nearly staff-run a dozen book clubs every month. All but one of the clubs meets right here in the store. Following are this week's discussions. We hope you find one that fits your favorite genre! All BookPeople book club meetings are free and open to the public. Book club picks are 10% … Continue reading Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

31 Days of Halloween: Day 10 “Pre-Lovecraft”

~post by Joe T. H.P. Lovecraft, in his seminal essay on horror fiction, Supernatural Horror In Literature, devoted space to many of his favorite contemporary or near-contemporary writers. These writers, perhaps due to their now association with Mr. Lovecraft, remain in print to this day. Here is a small sampling of some of the authors represented … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Day 10 “Pre-Lovecraft”