Make room on your shelves: this final row of new releases in April demands your attention. Amy Kobuchar takes on big tech in her new book, the spiritual leader Sadhguru helps you find peace and tranquility, while Carrie Fountain provides the perfect coda to National Poetry Month. And there's so much more, too. Scroll down … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/27)
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Book Club Corner: June Recommendations
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. _______________________________________________________ … Continue reading Book Club Corner: June Recommendations
Short Fiction Time: 5 Masterpieces in the Genre
5 Short Stories Which Make Their Collection Worth Buying ~ post by Ben Ok folks, short fiction time. There might be some of you out there who have never read any short fiction, and that's okay. Trust me, I understand. The form has often been an underrepresented one. Thankfully, short stories are in the midst … Continue reading Short Fiction Time: 5 Masterpieces in the Genre
Book News Friday
2013 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature: Alice Munro Thursday, The Swedish Academy announced the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, and they picked the amazing short story writer Alice Munro. The 13th woman and the 1st Canadian, to be named a Nobel Prize-winner for literature, Munro is 82 years old and has 14 … Continue reading Book News Friday
Man Booker Shortlist Announced
The Man Booker Shortlist to award the best in contemporary fiction for 2013 was announced today. The list has been narrowed down to 6 diverse books. The titles are: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton Harvest by Jim Crace The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki … Continue reading Man Booker Shortlist Announced
Khaled Hosseini Recommends….
Hundreds of people packed our second floor last night to hear Khaled Hosseini read from his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Before he took to the podium, we chatted with him about - what else - books. Here are a few titles he personally recommends: A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers How … Continue reading Khaled Hosseini Recommends….