BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! Kids Inventory Manager Staci is in love with Max Amato's Perfect Staci is a huge fan of … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction by Sami Schalk

Dr. Sami Schalk's recently published Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction is a remarkable study on how race, gender and ability/disability are represented in speculative fiction. Her study focuses on speculative fiction written by black women, and approaches it from both a black feminist theory and disability studies perspective - … Continue reading Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction by Sami Schalk

BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! BookPeople Art Director Tomoko is lovin' Elvis is King! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Red Nose Studio … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

Modern First Library: What’s in a Name? by Sabrina Phillips

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, Sabrina Phillips, Museum Educator at the Blanton, shares the story behind her name. Explore more from the series here. Growing up, I was ashamed of my name. Sabrina Camille Mooroogen. It seemed a mouthful … Continue reading Modern First Library: What’s in a Name? by Sabrina Phillips

Modern First Library: Sophie’s Library by Faith Weaver

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, Faith Weaver of the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center tells us about her niece (and passionate reader) Sophie. Explore more from the series here. My niece Sophie reads really well. We … Continue reading Modern First Library: Sophie’s Library by Faith Weaver

Modern First Library: Beyond the Borders of Imagination by Razieh Araghi

Over the next few months, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, BookPeople bookseller Razieh Araghi talks about the importance of literature in translation. Read more from the series here. When I think back to my childhood, I see myself in different characters of the books … Continue reading Modern First Library: Beyond the Borders of Imagination by Razieh Araghi

Austin Events for the Literati – August

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  Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  ArmadilloCon August 3rd-5th, Omni Hotel South Park Austin's Convention for SFF Readers … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

We’re hiring! Full time receiving position open

We’re now accepting applications for a full time Receiving position here at BookPeople. We’re looking for someone who has an aptitude for working with inventory and books. Ideal applicant should be resourceful, have a basic understanding of box cutters, lifting with your knees and not your back, and be able to work autonomously. Moderate to heavy lifting is required. … Continue reading We’re hiring! Full time receiving position open