Now's your chance to catch a replay of our virtual event with local author Maurice Chammah, author of Let the Lord Sort Them. Profiled widely this year in The New York Times and elsewhere, Let the Lord Sort Them is local author Maurice Chammah's deeply reported, searingly honest portrait of the death penalty in Texas—and what it tells us about … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah
Bundle up and catch a replay of our November 12th virtual event with journalist and Vice contributor, Paola Ramos. In Finding Latinx, Paola Ramos travels to near and far corners of the country in search of Latin-X voices that illustrate a growing movement and represent a community of young Latinos that hold more political, social, … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Paola Ramos
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
We're back on the blog with another stupendous virtual event replay! Today we're looking back a few weeks to our too-pure-and-good-for-this-world virtual presentation with Andrew Cotter and a few of his furry friends. In Olive, Mabel & Me, Andrew Cotter tells the story of his Labrador retrievers (Olive and Mabel!) who rose to internet fame as … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Andrew Cotter
Beginning this month we'll be sharing a weekly dose of virtual event replays of days past right here on the BookPeople blog! They're perfect for readers to get a second helping of events they loved or who happened to miss out the first time around! We'll be kicking this series off with this month's presentation … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Alexi Pappas
Earlier this year, we had the privilege of hosting John Grisham virtually to an audience of several hundred at home (wow!), welcoming him "back to Austin" for this first time since his appearance at last year's Texas Book Festival. The bestselling author sat down with event host and part-time bookseller, Meike A., to discuss his … Continue reading VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY: John Grisham sits down with bookseller, Meike A.