Here Are The Virtual Book Events You Can Check Out This Week
Livestream discussions with Morgan Jerkins, John Waters, Raven Leilani, Riley Sager, and many more.
Monday, Aug. 3
Romalyn Ante, author of Antiemetic for Homesickness, with Kimberly Quiogue Andrews, Marianne Chan, Joseph O. Legaspi, Kabel Mishka Ligot, and R.A. Villanueva — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Mark Gevisser, author of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World's Queer Frontiers, in conversation with Samantha Allen — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company and Town Hall Seattle, 8 p.m. PT, more info.
Emily Levesque, author of The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers, in conversation with Zach Weinersmith — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 5 p.m. PT, more info.
Julian E. Zelizer, author of Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republicans, in conversation with University of Michigan professor Matthew Lassiter — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Tuesday, Aug. 4
Morgan Jerkins, author of Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migrations Reclaims Her Roots, in conversation with Jason Reynolds — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Colin Dickey, author of The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession With the Unexplained, in conversation with Emily Yoshida, Tess Lynch, and Molly Lambert — hosted by Skylight Books, 6:30 p.m. PT, more info.
Edward Ball, author of Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy, in conversation with author Ibram X. Kendi — hosted by Politics and Prose, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Jessica Goudeau, author of After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America, in conversation with Megan Kimble, Ashley Faye from the Refugee Services of Texas, and Elena Korbut from Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston — hosted by Brazos Bookstore, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Wednesday, Aug. 5
Thursday, Aug. 6
Sarah Maslin Nir, author of Horse Crazy: The Story of a Woman and a World in Love With an Animal, in conversation with Mary Roach — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
"Consent, Power, and the Patriarchy" with Michelle Bowdler, Alisson Wood, and T Kira Madden — hosted by Politics and Prose, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Renee Knake Jefferson, author of Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court, in conversation with Elinor Jordan — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Friday, Aug. 7
Sunday, Aug. 9
"Keep the Pages Turning" fundraising event for Collected Works Bookstore, hosted by Ali MacGraw, featuring 22 authors and cartoonists including Sandra Cisneros, Terry Tempest Williams, Ricardo Cate, Anne Hillerman, Pam Houston, Craig Johnson, and Arthur Sze. Register here.