The Required Reading Revisited (RRR) Book Club meets the second Sunday of every month to chat about titles that regularly appear on school syllabi. Below, Uriel recaps February’s meeting and offers up a playlist (!!!) to go with March's selection, Slouching Toward Bethlehem by Joan Didion. Last month our book club, Required Reading Revisited (RRR … Continue reading A playlist inspired by Joan Didion, courtesy of the RRR book club
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. Featured … Continue reading Book Club Corner Picks – July
Last week, Edan Lepucki came to BookPeople, reading and signing her debut novel and our Top Shelf Pick for July, California! Recommended by Stephen Colbert and BookPeople's own, Alex, Lepucki's California takes on the post-apocalyptic tale with refreshing tenderness and realism as a married couple navigate and survive in their new world. Alex says: "All … Continue reading Reading Recommendations from Edan Lepucki
Y'all might recognize this month's Top Shelf pick from The Colbert Report (and from recent posts right here on this very blog). California by Edan Lepucki is a debut post-apocalyptic novel coming out this month from Hachette Book Group, a publisher locked in a highly publicized struggle with an online retailer that has resulted in restricted access to Hachette's titles. Stephen Colbert … Continue reading Top Shelf in July: CALIFORNIA by Edan Lepucki
Stephen Colbert issued another call-to-arms on his show last night as he continues to wage his war against the online retailer that's holding Hachette books hostage as part of a dispute over terms. California, the upcoming novel by Edan Lupecki, is currently not available to pre-order from Amazon as a result of a dispute that … Continue reading Stephen Colbert Wants You to Make CALIFORNIA #1!
California by Edan Lepucki Reviewed by Alex Rosental As a member of the End of the World Book Club here at BookPeople, I've read a lot of apocalyptic fiction over the last 16 months. A lot. From atomic fallout to zombie hoards, we have covered a whole slew of catastrophes that could spell the end … Continue reading CALIFORNIA: A New Kind of Apocalypse
8 days. 1 rental car. 14 bookstores. And the will to do it. Rule #1 of Vacation: If you see an indie bookstore, you must go inside. Rule #2 of Vacation: If you go inside an indie bookstore, you must buy a book. L O S A N G E L E S, CA … Continue reading What I Did on My Summer Vacation