Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: Nov. 30–Dec. 6
Ijeoma Oluo chats with Megan Rapinoe, Wyatt Cenac hosts a night of readings about New York, Minotaur Books celebrates cozy Christmas mysteries, and much more.
Monday, Nov. 30
Books Are Magic and Avid Bookshop present a fundraiser for Fair Fight Action, featuring Mike Birbiglia, Tayari Jones, Meena Harris, and more. 7 p.m. ET, $0–$50. More info.
Tuesday, Dec. 1
A Night of Fierce and Fabulous Short Story Writers featuring Laura van den Berg (I Hold a Wolf by the Ears), Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections), and Farah Ali — hosted by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Ijeoma Oluo discusses Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America with Megan Rapinoe — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7:30 p.m. PT. $33. More info.
Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant discuss Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things with Corin Tucker — hosted by Third Place Books, 7 p.m. PT. $35. More info.
Meichi Ng discusses Barely Functional Adult: It'll All Make Sense Eventually with Jason Katzenstein — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, Dec. 2
Wyatt Cenac hosts "New York Stories," a night of readings from essays, short stories, and poetry about the city, performed by Matthew Broderick, Jin Ha, F. Murray Abraham, Sonia Manzano, and Karen Pittman — presented by Symphony Space, 7:30 p.m. ET. $12-15. More info.
Becky Cooper discusses We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence with Paige Williams — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Thursday, Dec. 3
Kiese Laymon discusses How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays with Ed Pavlić — hosted by Avid Bookshop, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Friday, Dec. 4
Saturday, Dec. 5
Ijeoma Oluo discusses Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America with Danya Ruttenberg — hosted by Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery. More info.
Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, coeditors of Black Futures, discuss the book with contributors Donovan X. Ramsey and Antonio M. Johnson, in a conversation moderated by Theo Tyson — hosted by Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Minotaur Books presents A Cozy Christmas, featuring Ellie Alexander (Chilled to the Cone: A Bakeshop Mystery), Donna Andrews (The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery), and Carolyn Haines (A Garland of Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery), and moderated by S.C. Perkins — hosted by Murder By the Book, 7 p.m. CT. $5. More info.
Sunday, Dec. 6
Midwest Writers Holiday Potluck featuring Rachel Mans McKenny (The Butterfly Effect), Lyz Lenz (Belabored), Amber Sparks (And I Do Not Forgive You), Denise Williams (How to Fail at Flirting), Mia Mercado (Weird but Normal), and Riane Konc (Build Your Own Christmas Movie Romance) — hosted by Prairie Lights, 7:30 p.m. CT. More info.