2020's had it's fair share of tricks, no doubt, but we can always count on books to provide the treats we need. This week we're rolling out a brand new John Grisham book, a boat load of genre reads, and a few titles profiling some of our favorite creators. Find out more when you scroll … Continue reading No Tricks, Just Treats this October
2015 was an incredible year for our store. We are so grateful for the support we get from readers who continue to make the decision to shop local and independent, and for those who come out to hear authors speak in our store. This year we had the honor of hosting historic figures such as President Jimmy Carter and Senator … Continue reading 2015: A Bookstore Year In Review
New in Hardcover The Age of Reinvention: A Novel by Karine Tuil An international bestseller and finalist for the Prix Goncourt, France’s most prestigious literary award, The Age of Reinvention is a suspenseful Gatsbian novel of a famous New York lawyer whose charmed and glamorous life is a sham. Sam Tahar seems to have it … Continue reading New Books! 12/1/15
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
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
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
Happy Friday! We're very excited to announce an event with founding member of Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon. Gordon will appear in conversation with Terry Lickona, Executive Producer of Austin City Limits, here at BookPeople on Friday, February 27 at 7pm. They'll discuss Gordon's new memoir, Girl in a Band. The speaking portion of this event is … Continue reading KIM GORDON Comes to BookPeople!