Howdy, Readers! BookPeople is celebrating 50 years of operation and the community we continue to grow each day around the love of literature! In honor of the rich history we've developed in the lovely city of Austin, TX we're re-posting this previously published blog post that gives us a glimpse into BookPeople's humble beginnings as … Continue reading A History of BookPeople at 50!
This post comes from Raul Chapa, our First Floor Inventory Manager and a native of the Rio Grande Valley. Join us when Laura Tillman speaks & signs the book here at BookPeople next Tuesday, April 5 at 7PM! There are books that are difficult to read, but the themes and ideas therein are important and … Continue reading Top Shelf in April: THE LONG SHADOW OF SMALL GHOSTS
We love this state of ours. It's rich in history, culture, beauty, great food, and talent. Here are some of our favorite kid's books written by Texas authors or books about the Lone Star State. Merrilee~ Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Joy Fisher Hein My mom used to say you could … Continue reading Home Sweet Texas
Broke, Not Broken: Home Maxey's Texas Bank War by Broadus Spivey & Jesse Sublett Reviewed by Scott M. The story of Homer Maxey's Bank War is not known to most. The David versus Goliath legal battle sheds a lot of light on Texas banking and business. Broadus Spivey and Jesse Sublett enlighten us on this piece … Continue reading BROKE NOT BROKEN: A Kelton Western Fused with Grisham
We're excited to announce the Statesman Selects pick for February is The Searchers by Glenn Frankel! We're proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman to highlight one title each month that you shouldn't miss. If it's a Statesman Selects pick, you know it's bound to be a good read. Pick up the Sunday edition of … Continue reading February Statesman Selects: THE SEARCHERS