We're happy to announce that the Statesman Selects pick for September is Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright. Delving into the historic meeting at Camp David, Lawrence Wright shows us again the insight and journalistic instincts which has made him one of the nation's best nonfiction writers. … Continue reading Statesman Selects: THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

AFTERPARTY: Truly Mind-Bending Science Fiction

Afterparty  by Daryl Gregory  Reviewed by Raul Gregory's exhilarating new book, Afterparty, draws you into an engaging story that plays on some powerful themes. The underlying idea of what people seek in religion is exactly what makes this story so powerful. Is God real or just a thought in our heads? Parables highlight the background of the characters and … Continue reading AFTERPARTY: Truly Mind-Bending Science Fiction


Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb & an Open Heart by Carol Wall Reviewed by Will Godwin (Father of a former BookPeople bookseller) "It’s been a long winter…. I’m talking about a personal season of illnesses, surgeries, deaths, divisions, and waning spirits in my family circles." … Continue reading Reader Review: MR. OWITA’S GUIDE TO GARDENING

Book Club Corner: March Recommendations

Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books.  _______________________________________________________ … Continue reading Book Club Corner: March Recommendations

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