BookPeople Review: AMERICANAH – A State of the Union Address

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reviewed by Katie Presley We here at BookPeople were beside ourselves to welcome Ann Patchett to the store earlier this year, as we adore her as not only a favorite author but also a fellow independent bookseller. While she was here, Ann shared with us (and her packed audience) a list … Continue reading BookPeople Review: AMERICANAH – A State of the Union Address

I Like Book Snobs

Book snobs are out there, and at Bookpeople we have more than our share (both customers and employees). I don’t mind them; I even like them. This odd group spends a lot of time trying to find “important” books, and I like those types of books. So book snobs save me a little time. Get a snob started on the New Yorker, Dalkey Press, James Wood, or any number of things and you’re sure to come away with a new, challenging, and obscure novel that you would have overlooked. I can handle pretension, as long as I learn something.