About Us

BookPeople has been the leading independent bookstore in Texas since 1970. Located in the heart of downtown, BookPeople has been voted best bookstore in Austin for over 20 years. BookPeople was voted Bookstore of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly in 2005. With visits from some of the most interesting and important authors of the past 50 years, BookPeople is the destination bookstore in Texas.
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BookPeople is located at the corner of 6th & Lamar. We're right across the street from Waterloo Records and in the same complex as REI & Anthropologie.

603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703



BookPeople is open to the public from 9am - 9pm daily.


CoffeePeople is open to the public, from 9am - 9pm. The cafe provides a full range menu of coffee drinks, sodas, sandwiches, and desserts, including vegan and gluten-free options.



updated: 9/29/2022