We were pleased to host Elizabeth McCracken for the release of Thunderstruck & Other Stories back in April of 2014 and are excited that the National Book Award nominee is receiving the much lauded Story Prize. She joins the company of other great writers like George Saunders, Mary Gordon, and Anthony Doerr as recipients. … Continue reading Austin Author Elizabeth McCracken Wins 2014 Story Prize! Congratulations From BookPeople!
The National Book Award Foundation announced their Fiction Longlist last night. It's an exciting list! We were happy to see many staff favorites recognized. Thunderstruck by Elizabeth McCracken We have signed First Editions Available! Elizabeth McCracken is one of our own! An Austinite, she holds the James A. Michener Chair in Fiction at the University of Texas and the … Continue reading National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced
~ SUTTERFIELD The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert "This book is beautifully written and really interesting. I'm at the beginning of the book, so it's mostly about the history behind the science and concepts of paleontology, extinction, etc. It's incredibly fascinating. To paraphrase Jon Stewart and an interview he did with Kolbert, there … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week