This week on "Meet the Bookseller" we're chatting with Jen B-- master of puns, proud Mac's Book Club member, and BookPeople bookfairs pro! Learn more about her in our interview below! How long have you worked at BookPeople? Almost three years. What is your favorite thing about working here? I work on our school bookfairs … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jen B!
Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
The last few months have been a whirlwind for us all, and we haven’t been able to see any of you in person to share our favorite new releases! For those middle grade readers, aged 8-12, a lot of great books have released this year that we think you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re … Continue reading BookKids: Great Books You May Have Missed – Round 2!
Bookseller Gina kicks it off with some personal thoughts and book recommendations, plus a bingo card for you to download and track your reading! Happy Pride month! I know it’s difficult to fathom diving into a month of celebration when there is so much pain felt around the world. Yet it’s also an incredible time … Continue reading Introducing Pride Month Bingo
Get to know Christine H., our part-time bookseller and in-store accounting assistant. She joins us on the blog today to tell us a little about herself and the songs that have defined her life's journey! My name is Christine Havens; I’ve been at BookPeople since September 2015 and currently work on Saturdays as a bookseller. … Continue reading Get To Know A Bookseller: Christine H.
We're hiring! BookPeople is looking for seasonal booksellers! 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 age bookstore in West … Continue reading Come work with us!
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!
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 age bookstore in West Campus called Grok Books to our current downtown location, … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Bookseller Positions Available