A very Happy New Year to all of our readers! 2021 is here and with it comes a sense of rejuvenation, excitement (2020 is OVER! PHEW! GOOD RIDDANCE!). The holiday madness has now passed, we're all starting to look forward and at BookPeople, that means keeping an eye out on all the best new books … Continue reading New Year, New Books, Same You!
Bummed about missing Jenn Shapland's in-store event? We got you covered! Listen in to hear the story behind her critically-acclaimed debut memoir, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers. It' been buzzed about on several publications including The New York Times and it's a bookseller favorite. Inventory Manager Molly calls it, "a soft, intimate, deep heart work of … Continue reading Jenn Shapland on the BookPeople Podcast!
In An Interview with Celeste Ng, Nicole S. Chung discusses issues of race, family, representation, the writing process, and more with Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You. The interview centers on the Asian American experience, with Ng relating how her own childhood family and current family (with her husband and son) influence her work. Ng says, … Continue reading weekend reading
Here are some short stories, essays, interviews, and reviews to satisfy your weekend literary craving: Mary Ruefle's essay, My Private Property, in The Kenyon Review. It's about shrunken heads. Or, is it about something else entirely? Also from The Kenyon Review, Natalia Theodoridou's short story, The Raven's Sister, a re-telling of the Seven Ravens folktale. … Continue reading Weekend Reading