Virtual Event Replay: Lisa B. Thompson & Kiese Laymon

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting playwright and professor of African and African Diaspora studies at UT-Austin, Lisa B. Thompson, and bestselling author of Heavy, Kiese Laymon, for a candid, joyful, and inspiring conversation about Thompson's new book of plays. Underground, Monroe, & The Mamalogues: Three Plays features new plays by Lisa B. … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Lisa B. Thompson & Kiese Laymon

The Murakami Project: Joe T. Reviews ‘Underground’

The Murakami Project: Each week leading up to October 25th, the on-sale date of Haruki Murakami’s long-awaited 1Q84 in its English translation, a different BookPerson will review one of Murakami’s previous titles. Folks who haven’t read Murakami yet can familiarize themselves with what the book world will be buzzing about come October (and maybe discover a new favorite book), … Continue reading The Murakami Project: Joe T. Reviews ‘Underground’