Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: March 1–7
Discussions with Kazuo Ishiguro, Isabel Allende, Anne Lamott, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and more.
Monday, March 1
Suleika Jaouad discusses Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted with Mitchell S. Jackson — hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Tuesday, March 2
Alan Lightman discusses Probable Impossibilities: Musings on Beginnings and Endings with Janna Levin — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, March 3
Julia Turshen discusses Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food with Claire Saffitz — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Natalie West, editor of We Too: Essays on Sex Work and Survival, discusses the anthology with contributors Sonya Aragon, Vanessa Carlisle, April Flores, Milcah Halili, and Yin Q — hosted by Skylight Books, 6:30 p.m. PT. More info.
Thursday, March 4
Katherine Angel discusses Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent with Kate Zambreno — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Friday, March 5
Suleika Jaouad discusses Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted with Cheryl Strayed — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 6 p.m. PT. More info.
Elizabeth Acevedo (With the Fire on High), Laekan Zea Kemp (Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet), Loan Le (A Pho Love Story), and Jennifer Yen (A Taste for Love) discuss their foodie romances in a conversation moderated by Carmen of Tomes and Textiles — presented by the North Texas Teen Book Festival, on demand from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. CT. More info.
Julie Buxbaum (Admission), Mary H. K. Choi (Yolk), and Phil Stamper (As Far As You’ll Take Me) discuss writing about the moments that define you, in a conversation moderated by BuzzFeed Books editor Farrah Penn — presented by the North Texas Teen Book Festival, 12 p.m. CT. More info.
Namina Forna (The Gilded Ones), Shelby Mahurin (Blood and Honey), Ashley Poston (Among the Beasts and Briars), and Adam Silvera (Infinity Reaper) discuss their latest fantasy novels, in a conversation moderated by Mandy Aguilar — presented by the North Texas Teen Book Festival, 1 p.m. CT. More info.
Sunday, March 7
Annabelle Gurwitch discusses You’re Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility with Andie MacDowell — hosted by Skylight Books, 6 p.m. PT. $5. More info.