DANITHAN Men and Style: Essays, Interviews and Considerations by David Coggins “'How do you begin to write about the way we dress?,' asks David Coggins in the opening chapter of Men and Style, his new book celebrating men's sartorial decisions and the reasons behind them. He then proceeds to answer this very question in the following … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
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 – June
Summer, summer, summertime Time to sit back and unwind - DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince So now it is May. The school year is winding down and the waves of heat that define the summer are making themselves known. Vacations and stay-cations are right around the corner. This is my favorite time for … Continue reading Joe T.’s Summer, Summer, Summertime Reads: Part 1
Finalists for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Awards have been announced! Congratulations to these terrific nominees. Are you rooting for a favorite? Jeffery Renard Allen, author of Song of the Shank Jennifer Clement, author of Prayers for the Stolen Atticus Lish, author of Preparation for the Next Life Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven Jenny … Continue reading PEN/Faulkner Finalists Announced
We're thrilled to announce the triumphant return of our New & Noteworthy Book Club! Join Jan and Demi once a month to discuss some of the latest notable fiction to hit our shelves. The first meeting is Thursday, January 22 at 7pm, when they'll discuss our inaugural Trust Fall pick, the National Book Award-nominated Station Eleven … Continue reading The Triumphant Return of the New & Noteworthy Book Club!
It's official, we've made our second pick for the Trust Fall Book Club! This mysterious, must-read new novel will be announced mid-January. Our first Trust Fall pick was Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. We've been excited to watch that book go on to meet much acclaim and an enthusiastic readership. Station Eleven was nominated for a National Book Award … Continue reading Trust Fall Book Club Pick #2 To Be Revealed in January!
The National Book Award Foundation announced their Fiction Longlist last night. It's an exciting list! We were happy to see many staff favorites recognized. Thunderstruck by Elizabeth McCracken We have signed First Editions Available! Elizabeth McCracken is one of our own! An Austinite, she holds the James A. Michener Chair in Fiction at the University of Texas and the … Continue reading National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced
We are very excited to announce the inaugural pick of our brand new Trust Fall book club is the fabulous new novel Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel! “I wanted to write a love letter to the modern world, and a way to write about all these things we take for granted was to write about … Continue reading Trust Fall #1 Pick Revealed!