weekend reading

In The Rabbit Slaughter, Vincent Crapanzano details numerous first hand accounts of "sacred sacrifices." What separates the sacred from the profane? What circumstances or characteristics create an authentically sacred space? Where is the line that divides sacrifice from slaughter? No human sacrifices are discussed in this essay, but many animals meet their sacred/profane end. This essay is an excerpt … Continue reading weekend reading

Kim Gordon Kim Gordon Kim Gordon Kim Gordon

Tonight we're hosting one of our most highly anticipated events of 2015: Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, will appear here at BookPeople in conversation with Austin City Limits Producer Tony Lickona about her much-talked about new memoir, Girl in a Band. You can't turn around this week without bumping into a review, interview or other … Continue reading Kim Gordon Kim Gordon Kim Gordon Kim Gordon

Statesman Selects February 2015: GIRL IN A BAND

BookPeople is proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman for our monthly Statesman Selects program. Each month, we get together to select one book you absolutely must not miss. February's Statesman Selects pick is the memoir Girl In A Band by Sonic Youth founding member Kim Gordon. Pick up a copy of the Statesman on Sunday, … Continue reading Statesman Selects February 2015: GIRL IN A BAND