Emily St. John Mandel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sally Thorne: This Week's Best Virtual Book Events
Readings and discussions from Emily St. John Mandel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Naomi Klein, Sally Thorne, and many more.
Monday, Feb. 22
One World, Algonquin, Pantheon, Bloomsbury, Penguin Books, Knopf
Heather McGhee discusses with The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Ibram X. Kendi — hosted by Magic City Books, 7 p.m. CT. $30. More info. Zak Salih discusses with Let’s Get Back to the Party Matt Ortile — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 pm. ET. More info. Alan Lightman discusses — hosted by Print Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET. Probable Impossibilities: Musings on Beginnings and Endings More info. Anna North ( ) and Outlawed Alexis Coe ( ) discuss their latest books — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7:30 p.m. PT. You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington More info.
Bill Gates discusses with How to Avoid a Climate Disaster Savannah Guthrie — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET. $32. More info.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Vintage, Simon & Schuster, Crown, Avon, William Morrow, Riverhead, Grove Press, FSG
Emily St. John Mandel discusses with The Glass Hotel Isaac Fitzgerald — hosted by Brookline Booksmith, 7 p.m. ET. . More info Roxane Gay, Larissa Pham, and Kim Fu discuss their contributions to the short story anthology in conversation with Kink Lidia Yuknavitch — hosted by Powell's, 6 p.m. PT. More info. Elizabeth Kolbert discusses with Under a White Sky Kate Aronoff — hosted by Scripps, 5 p.m. PT. More info. Alisha Rai ( ) and First Comes Like Sally Thorne ( ) discuss their latest books — hosted by Warwick's, 4 p.m. PT. $15.99. Second First Impressions More info . Patricia Lockwood discusses with No One Is Talking About This Catherine Cohen — hosted by Skylight Books and Dynasty Typewriter, 6 p.m. PT. $5. More info. Ada Calhoun discusses with Why We Can't Sleep Susannah Cahalan — hosted by Left Bank Books, 7 p.m. CT. More info. Jack Livings discusses with The Blizzard Party Sean McDonald — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. . More info
Priyanka Champaneri discusses with The City of Good Death Grace Talusan — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Knopf, Riverhead, Catapult, Delacorte, Grove Press
Hermione Lee discusses her biography of Tom Stoppard, , with Tom Stoppard: A Life Stoppard himself — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 5 p.m. ET. $45. More info. Patricia Lockwood discusses with No One Is Talking About This Jenny Offill — hosted by Brookline Booksmith, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses with The Beautiful Struggle Nic Stone — hosted by Politics & Prose, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Lauren Oyler discusses with Fake Accounts Sheila Heti — hosted by Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Elizabeth Miki Brina discusses with Speak, Okinawa Bryan Washington — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Dantiel W. Moniz discusses with Milk Blood Heat Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah — hosted by BookBar, 6 p.m. MT. More info.
Thursday, Feb. 25
Harper, Atheneum Books, Grove Press, Riverhead, Gallery/Saga Press, MCD
Julia Fine discusses with The Upstairs House Lynn Steger Strong — hosted by Politics & Prose, 6 p.m. ET. More info. Naomi Klein discusses with How to Change Everything Miko Vergun and Isaac Vergun — hosted by Powell's, 5 p.m. PT. More info. Gabriel Byrne discusses with Walking With Ghosts Sarah McNally — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET. $5. More info. Lidia Yuknavitch reads from and discusses with Verge Lance Olsen — hosted by City Lights, 6 p.m. PT. More info. Charlaine Harris discusses with The Russian Cage Patrick King — hosted by the Poisoned Pen, 6:30 p.m. MT. More info. Patricia Lockwood discusses with No One Is Talking About This Tommy Pico — hosted by Raven Bookstore, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Ken Layne reads from and discusses — hosted by Space Cowboy Books, 6 p.m. PT. Desert Oracle: Strange True Tales From the American Southwest More info.
Friday, Feb. 26
Grove Press, Mulholland Books
Lily King discusses with Writers & Lovers Ann Patchett — hosted by Parnassus Books, 6 p.m. CT. More info.
Joe Ide discusses — hosted by Murder by the Book, 8 p.m. CT. Smoke More info.
Saturday, Feb. 27
Penguin Random House
Mikki Kendall discusses with Hood Feminism Jalessah T. Jackson — hosted by Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Jen Sincero presents — hosted by Book Passage, 1 p.m. PT. $40. Badass Habits: Cultivate the Awareness, Boundaries, and Daily Upgrades You Need to Make Them Stick More info.