The Most Exciting New Release Tuesday Yet! See What’s Got Us Hyped…

We won't beat around the bush. It's one of the most exciting New Release Tuesdays of the year so far... You can now find the massive, Barack Obama-penned doorstop memoir, A Promised Land, on our shelves today. It's been the talk of the book world for a few months now and we're ready for the rush—Get … Continue reading The Most Exciting New Release Tuesday Yet! See What’s Got Us Hyped…

Modern First Library: Beyond the Borders of Imagination by Razieh Araghi

Over the next few months, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, BookPeople bookseller Razieh Araghi talks about the importance of literature in translation. Read more from the series here. When I think back to my childhood, I see myself in different characters of the books … Continue reading Modern First Library: Beyond the Borders of Imagination by Razieh Araghi

Found in Translation: Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan

by Gregory Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan “The idea came to him all of a sudden, as a burst of light in his brain. He spoke of hosting something inside his body, something other than guts and entrails. It poured out and steered him, encouraged him to kill.” This is vicious stuff. Eka Kurniawan’s Indonesia … Continue reading Found in Translation: Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan