Bestselling author George Saunders is bringing his storytelling skills to BookPeople to read from his “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip,” his first children’s book.

This special storytime with storytelling dynamo George Saunders, bestselling author of “The Tenth of December,” should not be missed. Enjoy a snack of cookies and milk while he reads from “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip,” the story of a seaside village where three families learn lessons about community and kindness as they come to terms with gappers who are interfering with their goats.

If you’ve never experienced a live reading by Saunders before, you’re in for a treat.


2 p.m. Sunday. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050,