Kristin Casey stops by the store this Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to read from her new memoir, Rock Monster: My Life With Joe Walsh. Below, the author's sister (who also happens to be a former BookPeople employee) shares her thoughts on the book. A little background before I talk about this book. You … Continue reading Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’
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BookPeople Presents Carrie Brownstein – Nov 1st!
We're thrilled to announce we'll welcome author, actress and rock star Carrie Brownstein to Austin's Central Presbyterian Church with her new memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl on Sunday, November 1st at 6:00pm. In addition to starring in the hit show Portlandia, Brownstein is known as guitarist and vocalist of the Portland-based band Sleater-Kinney. Brownstein will … Continue reading BookPeople Presents Carrie Brownstein – Nov 1st!
BookPeople Review: THE JESUS LIZARD BOOK – Odd & Beautiful
The Jesus Lizard Book by Jesus Lizard Reviewed by Stephanya Several months back, the BookPeople marketing department asked me if I had heard of a band called the Jesus Lizard and if we should do an event at the store for their forthcoming retrospective book. As a certifiable music obsessive, I could not stammer out, "Yes! … Continue reading BookPeople Review: THE JESUS LIZARD BOOK – Odd & Beautiful
Going Home Again: BIRTH, SCHOOL, METALLICA, DEATH, VOLUME 1
Birth, School, Metallica, Death: Volume 1 by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood Reviewed by Bosco I'm fairly sure that I first saw Metallica in the summer of '86 in Dallas, TX. I remember them being one of the greatest live bands I had seen up to then. Through that show's date until the early 21st Century, … Continue reading Going Home Again: BIRTH, SCHOOL, METALLICA, DEATH, VOLUME 1