Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events You Can Check Out This Week
Panels on Latinx young adult lit, Haitian storytelling, feminist folklore, and more.
Monday, Sept. 21
Aimee Nezhukumatathil (World of Wonders) and Makenna Goodman (The Shame) discuss their new books with Milkweed Editions marketing director Joanna Demkiewicz — hosted by Politics & Prose, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Jared Yates Sexton discusses American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World but Failed Its People — hosted by Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Tuesday, Sept. 22
Anne Helen Petersen discusses Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation and hosts a panel on the never-ending news cycle with Hamed Aleaziz, Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, Ashley Lopez, and Soraya Nadia McDonald — hosted by Politics & Prose, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Zephyr Teachout (Break ‘em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money) and E. J. Dionne, Jr (Code Red: How Progressives & Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country) discuss their new books — hosted by Powell's, 5 p.m. PT, more info.
Elizabeth Lesser discusses Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes with Dani Shapiro — hosted by Oblong Books & Music, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Wednesday, Sept. 23
Alex Temblador, author of Secrets of the Casa Rosada, moderates a panel on "the rise of the young adult novel" with Hafsah Faizal (We Hunt the Flame), Samantha Mabry (Tigers, Not Daughters), and C. Michael Morrison (Hannah Goodheart and the Guardian of Time) — hosted by Interabang Books, 6 p.m. CT, more info.
Jill Filipovic discusses OK Boomer, Let's Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind with Caitlin Zaloom — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Michael J. Sandel discusses The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? in conversation with Nick Lemann— hosted by Brazos Bookstore, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Thursday, Sept. 24
Ibi Zoboi (Punching the Air), Lilliam Rivera (Never Look Back), Zoraida Córdova (Wayward Witch), and Mark Oshiro (Each of Us a Desert) discuss Latinx young adult literature and culture, moderated by Adriana Herrera — hosted by Bloomsbury USA, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Roxane Gay discusses writing in a world of turmoil with culture critic Soraya Nadia McDonald — hosted by the Decatur Book Festival, 6:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Anne Helen Petersen discusses Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation with Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Bim Adewunmi, Scaachi Koul, and Caroline Moss — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Meera Lee Patel discusses Create Your Own Calm: A Journal for Quieting Anxiety with Becky Simpson — hosted by Parnassus Books, 6 p.m. CT, more info.
Guy Raz discusses How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs with Roxanne J. Coady — hosted by RJ Julia, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Ben Westhoff discusses Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Created the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemicwith Rachel Winograd — hosted by Subterranean Books, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Friday, Sept. 25
Hanif Abdurraqib (A Fortune For Your Disaster) and Camonghne Felix (Build Yourself a Boat) discuss what resistance means to them, in a conversation moderated by Eve Ewing — hosted by Decatur Book Festival and the National Book Foundation, 6:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Elizabeth Lesser discusses Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes with Sally Field — hosted by Book Soup, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Arvin Ahmadi discusses How It All Blew Up with Hannah Azerang — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Anne Helen Petersen discusses Can't Even: How Millenials Became the Burnout Generation — hosted by BookPeople, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Saturday, Sept. 26
Edwidge Danticat (Everything Inside) and Chantalle F. Verna (The Haiti Reader: History, Culture, Politics) discuss the healing power of storytelling in and about Haiti — hosted by RJ Julia and in support of Sister Cities Essex Haiti, 7 p.m. ET, more info.