We’re happy to announce that the Statesman Selects pick for October is Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle. Darnielle is the singer-songwriter behind indie-rock favorite The Mountain Goats and is considered to be one of our greatest modern lyricists. (One BookPeople staffer's personal favorite MG lyric: "I was having visions of sugar pastry cooked … Continue reading Statesman Selects: Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
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National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced
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
WOLF IN WHITE VAN: A Story of Drastic Measures and Desperation
Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle ~reviewed by Steve(n) The labyrinth of human consciousness can lead to any number of epiphanies or disasters, miracles or cataclysms. Some writers work within a comfortable, logical framework to produce their masterpieces. John Darnielle, in defiance of convention, follows the infinite regress of the imagination through every conceivable … Continue reading WOLF IN WHITE VAN: A Story of Drastic Measures and Desperation
Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part Two
Here it is, as promised, the second half of our look at some of our most highly anticipated books of the Fall 2014 season. Check out Part One right over here. All books are now available to pre-order via bookpeople.com. More Books To Look For In The Final Quarter Of 2014: Our Secret Life in the … Continue reading Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part Two
John Darnielle Comes to BookPeople!
Alright, folks, we're excited (and by excited, we mean some of us are having heart palpitations) to announce that Monday, October 6 at 7PM, esteemed lyricist, singer for the Mountain Goats, and debut novelist John Darnielle will be speaking and signing copies of his book, Wolf in White Van, here at BookPeople! All the info is … Continue reading John Darnielle Comes to BookPeople!