In Solidarity with The Chickens: An Interview with Deb Olin Unferth

Ahead of her book launch at BookPeople on March 9th at 7PM, local author Deb Olin Unferth took a few questions from BookPeople booksellers about her latest novel, Barn 8. It tells the story of an improbable chicken heist by a legion of ragtag animal rights activists. The title has drawn praise from reviewers at Kirkus … Continue reading In Solidarity with The Chickens: An Interview with Deb Olin Unferth

Read This Book: RULES FOR WEREWOLVES

~post by Julie W.  Earlier this year, I had the great fun of participating in the reading committee for the Summer/Fall 2015 round of the American Booksellers Association's Indies Introduce Program. The goal of Indies Introduce is simple: highlight some of the best fiction, nonfiction and children's books written by new and undiscovered  authors each season. The selection process works a … Continue reading Read This Book: RULES FOR WEREWOLVES

BookPeople Review: AMERICANAH – A State of the Union Address

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reviewed by Katie Presley We here at BookPeople were beside ourselves to welcome Ann Patchett to the store earlier this year, as we adore her as not only a favorite author but also a fellow independent bookseller. While she was here, Ann shared with us (and her packed audience) a list … Continue reading BookPeople Review: AMERICANAH – A State of the Union Address

How To Be Found: Guest Post by Claire Cameron

  ~Post by Claire Cameron, Author of The Bear: A Novel Getting lost in the wilderness is a scary idea: just you, the vast wilderness and…what if your cell phone doesn’t work? Even in our connected world, this still happens. To be human is to get lost. An environmental psychologist, Colin Ellard, in his book You … Continue reading How To Be Found: Guest Post by Claire Cameron

SONGS OF WILLOW FROST: Eye Level With A Pair of Hearts

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford Reviewed by Katie Presley In the afterword to his new novel Songs of Willow Frost, Jamie Ford describes “beautiful melancholy” as his constant writing partner. His niche was built directly into the title of his stellar debut, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, which is as … Continue reading SONGS OF WILLOW FROST: Eye Level With A Pair of Hearts