Notable Online: 8/16–8/22
Monday 8/17: Jan Cherubin presents and Ellen Prentiss Campbell presents The Orphan’s Daughter . Known By Heart The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Aimee Bender presents
. The Butterfly Lampshade Facebook, 7 p.m. CDT, free.
Elisa Gabbert presents
with Brandon Taylor. The Unreality Of Memory: And Other Essays Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Billy-Ray Belcourt, Rose Andersen, Damon Young, and Alisson Wood join host Lilly Dancyger for the Memoir Monday reading series.
Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.
Tuesday 8/18: Heidi Pitlor presents with Joanna Rakoff. Impersonation Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.
Fatima Bhutto presents
with Susan Abulhawa. The Runaways The Strand via Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, $15.
James McBride presents
. Deacon King Kong A Cappella Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Claire Phillips presents
with Emily Rapp Black. A Room with a Darker View: Chronicles of My Mother and Schizophrenia Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Peter Cameron presents
with Christopher Beha. What Happens at Night Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Jessica Gross presents
with Marie-Helene Bertino. Hysteria McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Micah Bournes joins the Cobalt Reading series.
Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Aimee Nezhukumatathil presents
with Mira Jacob. World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Wednesday 8/19: Hannah Cajandig-Taylor, Talia Gordon, and p. hodges adams join the Pretty Owl Poetry reading. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Heidi Pitlor presents
and Caroline Leavitt presents Impersonation . With or Without You Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Chanel Miller presents
. Know My Name Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $10.
Thursday 8/20: Jake Skeets joins the Readings By Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.
Arshay Cooper presents
with Aquil Abdullah. A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Nina Shengold talks with Cheryl Pearl Sucher about
. Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Diane Cook presents
with Jane Marie. The New Wilderness Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Fatima Bhutto talks with Ariel Levy about
. The Runaways Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.
Joann Boswell, Christopher Luna, and Rebecca Smolen read from their latest poetry collections.
Annie Bloom’s Books via Crowdcast, 7 p.m. PDT, free.
Edward Ball presents
. Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy A Capella Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Daniel Hornsby presents
with Andrew Martin. Via Negativa Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.
Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lake, Kelly Lorraine Andrews, and Jessica Lanay celebrate
. Ashley Sugarnotch & the Wolf White Whale Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
David Hill presents
. The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America’s Forgotten Capital of Vice The Ivy via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Donna Hemans presents
with a virtual craft happy hour. Tea by the Sea Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.
Friday 8/21: Alan Chazaro, Claire Jimenez, and Paloma Sierra have a discussion. White Whale Bookstore, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Shruti Swamy presents
with Megha Majumdar. A House Is a Body Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
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