UPCOMING EVENTS Laurie Halse Anderson in conversation with Wendy Davis - April 5th @ 6 PM Join us for what is sure to be an unforgettable night at Central Presbyterian Church! We're currently reading Laurie's memoir, SHOUT, and absolutely loving it. Get your tickets now! Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu - April 9th @ 7 … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Yesterday we had the pleasure of hosting Texas Senator and Democratic candidate for governor, Wendy Davis, in the store to sign her new memoir, Forgetting To Be Afraid. Hundreds of people turned out to meet Davis, including one of the women whose letter Davis read during her famous 2013 filibuster. As a bookstore within walking distance … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Wendy Davis Comes to BookPeople
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay ~post by Katie P. One of Roxane Gay’s most pronounced strengths, as a writer, critic, and speaker, is her ability to traverse the space between colloquialism and profound insight. She uses both casual language and complex theory to make profound statements, and wields both confidently. Her new collection of essays, … Continue reading BAD FEMINIST: Colloquial and Profound
BookPeople is honored to welcome Texas State Senator Wendy Davis to BookPeople to sign her new memoir, Forgetting To Be Afraid: A Memoir, on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30pm. Davis became an overnight political sensation and a hero to women’s rights supporters across the country when she single-handedly filibustered Governor Rick Perry’s sweeping bill that … Continue reading Wendy Davis Comes to BookPeople!