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BookPeople store at Sixth & Lamar

BookPeople is an independent bookstore in Austin, Texas, and the largest bookstore in the state of Texas.[1] It was founded in 1970 and has been voted the best bookstore by the Austin Chronicle every year since 1995 as of 2010.[2]

BookPeople was voted Publishers Weekly's "Best Bookstore in the US 2005".[3] It is a member of the Austin Independent Business Alliance.

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  1. ^ Pallmeyer, Karl (1996-06-14). "BookPeople Is Keeping the Word Alive". Austin Business Journal.
  2. ^ "The Austin Chronicle: BookPeople". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-06-03.
  3. ^ Mutter, John. "PW's Bookseller of the Year: Steve Bercu, Book People", Publisher's Weekly, May 2, 2005.

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Coordinates: 30°16′18″N 97°45′10″W / 30.2718°N 97.7529°W / 30.2718; -97.7529