Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week
Michael Ian Black on toxic masculinity, Stacey Abrams on women's electoral power, two nights of poetry on protest and revolution, and more.
Monday, Sept. 14
Mark Eisner and Tina Escaja, editors of Resistencia: Poems of Protest and Revolution, discuss and read from the book with contributors Idra Novey and Carlos Aguasaco — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Sarah Weinman (Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession) and BuzzFeed News editor Jessica Garrison (The Devil's Harvest: A Ruthless Killer a Terrorized Community & the Search for Justice in Californias Central Valley) discuss their new books — hosted by Powell's, 5 p.m. PT, more info.
Rob Bell discusses Everything is Spiritual: Who We Are and What We're Doing Here with Preston Bell — hosted by Book Soup, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Tuesday, Sept. 15
Kerri Arsenault (Mill Town: Reckoning With What Remains) and Kurt Andersen (Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History) discuss their new books — hosted by City Lights, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Angela Chen discusses Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex with Jess Zimmerman — hosted by Charis Books, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
[Read an excerpt from Ace]
Ellen Wayland-Smith discusses The Angel in the Marketplace: Adwoman Jean Wade Rindlaub and the Selling of America with Michelle Nickerson — hosted by the Seminary Co-op and the University of Chicago Press, 6 p.m. CT, more info.
Sarah Mirk discusses Guantánamo Voices: True Accounts from the World's Most Infamous Prison with contributors Tracy Chahwan, Gerardo Alba, Alexandra Beguez — hosted by Skylight Books, 6:30 p.m. PT, more info.
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Jamie K. McCallum discusses Worked Over: How Round-the-Clock Work Is Killing the American Dream with Frances Fox Piven — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Ashla Lemmie (Fifty Words for Rain), Diane Zinna (The All-Night Sun), David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Winter Counts), Finola Austin (Bronte's Mistress), and more debut authors from 2020 discuss their books and writing process — hosted by Books on the Subway, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Stacey Abrams, author of Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America, joins Raquel Willis in conversation about women and electoral power — hosted by Brooklyn Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Thursday, Sept. 17
Friday, Sept. 18
José Olivarez (Citizen Illegal), Amir Rabiyah (Prayers For My 17th Chromosome), Bridgette Bianca (Be/Trouble), Christopher Rivas, and Jessica Ceballos y Campbell present a poetry night fundraiser — hosted by Art Save the Vote and Skylight Books, 5 p.m. PT, more info.
Adam O. Davis celebrates the launch of his poetry collection Index of Haunted Houses with a reading, joined by M. Soledad Caballero, Ann Townsend, and Andrew Seguin — hosted by White Whale Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Eddie R. Cole discusses The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom with Ashley Farmer — hosted by BookPeople, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Tiffany D. Cross discusses Say It Louder!: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy with Elie Mystal — hosted by Powell's, 5 p.m. PT, more info.