Notable Online: 8/16–8/22
Monday 8/17: Jan Cherubin presents The Orphan’s Daughter and Ellen Prentiss Campbell presents 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 The Unreality Of Memory: And Other Essays with Brandon Taylor. 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 Impersonation with Joanna Rakoff. Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $3 suggested.
Fatima Bhutto presents The Runaways with Susan Abulhawa. 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 A Room with a Darker View: Chronicles of My Mother and Schizophrenia with Emily Rapp Black. Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Peter Cameron presents What Happens at Night with Christopher Beha. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Jessica Gross presents Hysteria with Marie-Helene Bertino. 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 World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments with Mira Jacob. 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 Impersonation and Caroline Leavitt presents 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 A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team with Aquil Abdullah. 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 The New Wilderness with Jane Marie. 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 Via Negativa with Andrew Martin. 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 Tea by the Sea with a virtual craft happy hour. 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 A House Is a Body with Megha Majumdar. Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
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