Somewhere, someone's waking up Billie Joe Armstrong as September enters its last days, but here in the book world we've been trying to keep track of all the titles hitting our shelves this month. This week, Marilynne Robinson wraps her celebrated Gilead series, local author Ryan Holiday's back with more from the Stoics, and a bevy … Continue reading Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!
Tag: Nick Hornby
Book Vloggin’ With Jan: Love is Dead
~post by Jan Break up stories are love stories...ending. Sometimes it's a rejuvenating purge of a nasty buildup. Sometimes it's having to let go of something that you've put a lot of time and emotion into building. Either way, they make amazing stories. In this month's installment of Book Vloggin' with Jan, Break Up … Continue reading Book Vloggin’ With Jan: Love is Dead
One of my favorite things about working at BookPeople is getting to meet authors and have them sign my books. As a book collector (hoarder?), I collect first editions and especially signed first editions. Right now we have a LOT of signed books in stock, for you fellow collectors out there. These not only make … Continue reading Signed Books
Undressing Nick Hornby’s newest book – Juliet, Naked
Nick Hornby's new novel Juliet, Naked is about loneliness, regret and the double sided sword that is the internet age. Juliet follows Annie, a childless museum curator in a small British beach town and her husband Duncan, a community college professor who is obsessed with reclusive rock star Tucker Crowe. Crowe (a Dylanesque figure who imploded in the mid 80's) has escaped a trail of divorced wives and now hides in suburban pennsylvannia; mute for more than twenty years.