New Books! 10/20/15

New in Hardcover Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell (speaking & signing in our store 11/2 DETAILS) An insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette. Riding shotgun with Lafayette, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution versus … Continue reading New Books! 10/20/15

BookPeople Presents: LENA DUNHAM

We're thrilled to announce we'll host Lena Dunham, the creator, director and star of HBO's hit show, Girls, at Central Presbyterian Church on Sunday, October 12 at 6pm. Dunham will be touring with her new collection of essays, Not That Kind of Girl.  Tickets are now available in-store and via bookpeople.com. Get 'em! “If I could take what I’ve learned and make … Continue reading BookPeople Presents: LENA DUNHAM

This Week in the World of Books

Let's here it for the French! In their continuing efforts to protect indie booksellers, France passed a law banning online book retailers from providing free shipping. France has one of the highest number of bookshops in the world. On Thursday, New Jersey's former poet laureate, activist and polarizing author Amiri Baraka died at the age … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books