Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

BookPeople is thrilled to host nearly staff-run a dozen book clubs every month. All but one of the clubs meets right here in the store. Following are this week's discussions. We hope you find one that fits your favorite genre! All BookPeople book club meetings are free and open to the public. Book club picks are 10% … Continue reading Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

The National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced in a ceremony at the New School in New York City last night. In addition to the winners in the six categories listed below, Toni Morrison received the  Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award and Phil Klay (here in the store tonight!) received the John Leonard Prize for Redeployment. Since 1974, National Book … Continue reading 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

What We’re Reading This Week

THOMAS The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove "The Glass Sentence is an interesting and really smart adventure chapter book where the world isn't separated by just distance, but also time. Different sections of the world exist in different time periods so maps must show when things are in addition to where. Sophia has to … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

President Obama Recommends REDEPLOYMENT

This weekend President Obama appeared on CNN and was asked for a book recommendation. His pick? Redeployment, the National Book Award-winning collection of stories about Iraq by US Marine Corps vet Phil Klay. Thanks to Shelf Awareness for extracting this quote: "Over vacation, I read a book of short stories by Phil Klay called Redeployment. It's a quick … Continue reading President Obama Recommends REDEPLOYMENT