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My Father’s House: A Moment With Bruce Springsteen
Winding from the entrance around the back of the building and down Sixth Street, the line at BookPeople on Thursday bustled with hundreds of people waiting to get a picture taken with Bruce Springsteen. The event, supporting his memoir Born to Run, allegedly sold out 1,200 tickets in one minute. I’m somewhere in the middle of the queue, trying not to throw up.

11:10AM Fri. Dec. 2, Libby Webster Read More | Comment »

The Mystery: What’s on Kleinfeld’s List?
Kleinfeld? That’s Lenny Kleinfeld, of course: The man who left Chicago for a business trip to L.A. and, more than 30 years later, still hasn’t returned. The man who introduced the world to the stalwart detectives Bergman and Dunegan and all the homicide-riddled shit they have to deal with in that Windy City of theirs.

4:00PM Wed. Nov. 30, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

These New Crime Thrillers Make Killer Presents
You’ve got time to read, they’ve got time to bleed.

10:00AM Wed. Nov. 30, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Springsteen Is Born to Sign in Austin
Bruce Springsteen has extended his current tour and just announced a stop in Austin Thu., Dec. 1. By the way, that's a book tour, not a music tour – the Boss is pushing his new memoir, Born to Run – but look at it this way: You won't hear him play at this BookPeople event, but you'll get closer to him than you would at a concert.

10:30AM Tue. Nov. 22, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Looking From the Outside
With Selim Özdogan
A prolific and cross-cultural Turkish-German author, Selim Özdogan recently made the temporary move to America, working in residence at the University of Michigan. While in the U.S., he made time this past week to fly to Austin to speak about his new novel, in which a Turkish-German teenager journeys to Istanbul to understand his roots.

2:30PM Tue. Nov. 15, Katarina Brown Read More | Comment »

Eating the Fudge
Sitting across the table from Dr. Paige Schilt, who’s dressed in a retro black polka-dot dress and red drop earrings, two colorful seashell tattoos covering her shoulders, I can’t help but feel like I’m meeting a local celebrity.

10:00AM Sat. Nov. 5, Mary Cantrell Read More | Comment »

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Grace Bonney Leads In the Company of Women Event
Bestselling author Grace Bonney has a long history of promoting collaboration and support between creative women in business. This Friday, Bonney will host a conversation with the Texas Book Festival to celebrate women in business and the arts.

4:50PM Thu. Oct. 6, Will McCarthy Read More | Comment »

The Mind’s New Science Guys
Y’ever think about how you think about things? Y’ever just sit there and go, whoa, there’s a three-pound lump of electrochemical pudding in the middle of my skull and its processes generate a variety of side effects of which my consciousness is, according to that same consciousness, the foremost?

10:00AM Mon. Oct. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung
The last time REYoung had a book published – Unbabbling, his first – it was reviewed in the pages of The Austin Chronicle by Harvey Pekar.

10:00AM Sat. Oct. 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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