Monday, Oct. 19
John Freeman, editor of Tales of Two Planets: Stories of Climate Change and Inequality in a Divided World, discusses the book with contributors Sulaiman Addonia, Lauren Groff, and Lina Mounzer — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 6:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Claire Messud discusses Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write with André Aciman, in a conversation moderated by James Wood — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Connor Towne O'Neil discusses Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy with Kiese Laymon — hosted by Politics & Prose, 6 p.m. ET. More info.
Sarah Smarsh discusses She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs with Chuck Mead — hosted by Raven Book Store, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Jason Wang discusses Xi'an Famous Foods: The Cuisine of Western China, from New York's Favorite Noodle Shop with Jo Ling Kent — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Leslie Jamison celebrates the paperback release of Make It Scream, Make It Burn with a panel discussion on essays about obsession, featuring Lynn Steger Strong, Gregory Pardlo, Andre Perry, and Esmé Weijun Wang — hosted by Powerhouse Arena, 8 p.m. ET. More info.
Harriet A. Washington discusses A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind — hosted by Enoch Pratt Free Library, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Lindy West presents Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7 p.m. PT. More info.
Chris Stedman discusses IRL: Finding Realness, Meaning, And Belonging in Our Digital Lives with JP Brammer — hosted by Magers and Quinn, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Nova Ren Suma and Emily X.R. Pan, editors of Foreshadow: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading and Writing YA, discuss the book with Desiree S. Evans, Adriana Marachlia, and Joanna Truman — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Jessie Kindig, editor of The Verso Book of Feminism: Revolutionary Words from Four Millennia of Rebellion, discusses the book with Sarah Leonard and Soraya Chemaly — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Joy Harjo discusses her recent books (An American Sunrise, her poetry collection; and When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry, which she edited) with Tracy Rector — presented by the Always Indigenous Chief Seattle Club fundraiser, 12:30 p.m. PT. More info.
Lindy West discusses Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema — hosted by Politics & Prose, 8 p.m. ET. More info.
A horror writers panel featuring Shaun Hamill (A Cosmology of Monsters), Alexis Henderson (The Year of the Witching), and Adam Cesare (Clown in a Cornfield) — hosted by An Unlikely Story, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Black Lives Matter co-creator Alicia Garza presents The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart — hosted by Greenlight Books and BAM, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Durkhanai Ayubi discusses her debut cookbook, Parwana: Recipes and Stories From an Afghan Kitchen — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 8 p.m. ET. More info.
Thursday, Oct. 22
Haunting Reads, a panel featuring Kalynn Bayron (Cinderella Is Dead), Zoraida Cordova (Wayward Witch), Nina Lacour (Watch Over Me), Shelby Mahurin (Blood and Honey), and Ellie Marney (None Shall Sleep) — hosted by the North Texas Teen Book Festival, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Kevin Young, editor of African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song, will lead a panel discussion on "the African American poetic tradition and its imaginative range and richness that is rooted in the lived experience of being Black in the American South" — hosted by the Auburn Avenue Research Library, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Anne Helen Petersen discusses Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation with Chris La Tray — hosted by Fact and Fiction, 6 p.m. MT. More info.
Roberto Lovato discusses Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas with Esmeralda Bermudez — part of the LA Times Festival of Books, 4:30 p.m. PT. More info.
Lee van der Voo discusses As the World Burns: The New Generation of Activists and the Landmark Legal Fight Against Climate Change with 13-year-old environmental activist Levi Draheim — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Nathaniel Rich (Losing Earth: A Recent History) and Eric Holthaus (The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming) discuss their new books — hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Gretchen Sorin discusses Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights with William Walker — hosted by Northshire Bookstore, 5 p.m. ET. More info.
Friday, Oct. 23
Claire Messud discusses Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write with Alexander Chee — hosted by Porter Square Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Crime Fiction: The Dark Side, a panel featuring Rachel Howzell Hall (And Now She's Gone), Ivy Pochoda (These Women), and Attica Locke (Heaven, My Home), moderated by James Queally — part of the LA Times Festival of Books, 6 p.m. PT. More info.
Deesha Philyaw discusses The Secret Lives of Church Ladies with BuzzFeed Books editor Arianna Rebolini (Disclaimer: that's me!) — hosted by Union Ave Books and The Bookshop at the Bottom, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
7.13 Books presents an author panel featuring Jenny Bhatt (Each of Us Killers), Leland Cheuk (No Good Very Bad Asian), Beth Lisick (Edie on the Green Screen), and Ross Wilcox (Golden Gate Jumper Survivors Society) — hosted by Brazos Bookstore, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Paola Ramos discusses Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity with Brittany Packnett Cunningham — hosted by Left Bank Books, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Saturday, Oct. 24 — Sunday, Oct. 25
Casey Cep discusses Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee with Jia Tolentino — hosted by Interabang Books, Sat. 10/24, 6 p.m. CT. More info.
Archway Editions presents the collection Unpublishable in a 2-day launch, featuring readings from select contributors — hosted by Powerhouse Arena, 4-6 p.m. ET on Sat. 10/24 and Sun. 10/25. More info.
Shayla Lawson (This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope) and Emma Dabiri (Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture) discuss their new books — hosted by Powell's, Sun. 10/25, 2 p.m. PT. More info.