Here Are Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: Jan. 19–23
George Saunders with Mary Karr, Marie Benedict on her latest historical fiction, a poetry reading about queer grief, and more.
Tuesday, Jan. 19
Lauren Redniss discusses Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West with Nicole Krauss — hosted by the Strand, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Janice P. Nimura discusses The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women — and Women to Medicine with Emily Silverman — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Matthew Salesses discusses Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping with Brandon Taylor — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, Jan. 20
Thursday, Jan. 21
Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar discuss their book, You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism — hosted by Oblong Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Friday, Jan. 22
Mahmood Mamdani presents Neither Settler nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 12 p.m. ET. More info.
Alice Quinn and fellow poets read from and discuss Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic — hosted by the Strand, 6 p.m. ET. More info.
Saturday, Jan. 23
A queer grief poetry reading in celebration of Say It Hurts by Lisa Summe, with special guests Sara Watson, Jari Bradley, Micaela Corn, and Diannely Antigua — hosted by White Whale Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET. More info.