Maybe you've injured your ears and could use some silent time. Maybe you need some reflection after a life-changing crossing of paths. Maybe you had THE BEST NIGHT EVER and you need to be brought back down to Earth. We can help you with that. Join us after SXSW for a week of spellbinding literary … Continue reading Cure Your SXSW Hangover with Literary Fiction!
New in Hardcover The Blue Line by Ingrid Betancourt From the extraordinary Colombian-French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, who spent more than six years held hostage by the FARC in the depths of Colombian jungle. Buenos Aires, the 1970s. Julia inherits from her grandmother a gift, precious and burdensome. Sometimes visions appear before her eyes, … Continue reading New Books! 1/26/16
We're gearing up to welcome a ton of great authors to BookPeople in 2016. We attempted to put them all into one blog post, but there's a lot headed our way, y'all. Here are some of the highlights, with plenty more to come! For a full listing of upcoming events, check out our website, bookpeople.com. If … Continue reading BookPeople 2016 Author Event Preview
This post comes from our manager Consuelo. At the beginning of the year, I decided I was going to take a photo of every book I read this year. And while it didn't really change my reading habits, a few books in, I did start to think more about how I would visualize each book … Continue reading Consuelo’s Top 5 Reads of 2015
The short list for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015 has been announced. Check out the finalists: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara Satin Island by Tom McCarthy A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma Our bookseller picks: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon … Continue reading Man Booker Shortlist Announced
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara Reviewed by Doc It's not every day I receive a warning with a new book, but right after the traveling gypsy woman mouthed words of caution, her eyes bulged slightly and her mouth contorted into almost nothing as she handed me a copy of The People in … Continue reading Way Beyond Dark-Night-Of-The-Soul Stuff