Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. IV

"The atmosphere of the place soothed her automatically; the rich lantern lights, the sheer scent of paper and leather, and the fact that everywhere she looked, there were books, books, beautiful books." — The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman  Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. To see more posts in this series, click here.     … Continue reading Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. IV

Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. II

"You're the only person I've ever met who can stand in a bookstore as long as I can. A smarty-pants, the kind you don't find every day." – This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. Follow him on Instagram @dani.the.street. To see more posts in this series, click here. … Continue reading Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. II

Deep in the Infinite Image: The New & Noteworthy Book Club Discusses Bats of the Republic

Deep in the Infinite Image: The New & Noteworthy Book Club Discusses Zachary Thomas Dodson’s Bats of the Republic Bats! Texas! Overlapping genres! Parallel timelines! Archival records! Full disclosure: I am an archivist who is a former graphic designer--who also has a weak spot for misunderstood animals. If there is any book that is written … Continue reading Deep in the Infinite Image: The New & Noteworthy Book Club Discusses Bats of the Republic

An Unforgiving Story of Gnosticism and Loneliness: The Nightmare Factory Reads The Course of the Heart

The lights flicker and dim before failing, leaving the Nightmare Factory Book Club shivering in the dark. That's not how it happened, of course. The lights were never on, or was it that they were always off? Were we indoors, or did the trees just make it seem that way? Did it happen in the … Continue reading An Unforgiving Story of Gnosticism and Loneliness: The Nightmare Factory Reads The Course of the Heart