Monday 8/10: Laura van den Berg, Karolina Waclawiak, Bethany C. Morrow, and Mary South join the Franklin Park Reading series. Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.
Aria Aber, Diannely Antigua, Jake Skeets, and Genya Turovskaya join the Whiting Foundation for an evening of readings. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Tuesday 8/11: Lyz Lenz presents Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women with Dr. Jen Gunter. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Sarah Kobrinsky joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Natalie Diaz, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Tyehimba Jess, and Joshua Bennett join the Soul Sister Revue. Facebook, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Kiki Petrosino and Lynnell Major Edwards join the Further Notice reading series. Zoom, 7 p.m. MDT, free.
Dan Mathews presents Like Crazy: Life with My Mother and Her Invisible Friends. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 7 p.m. CDT, free.
Patrick Sauer and David J. Roth present Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics with Deborah Riley Draper. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Jeannie Vanasco and Betsy Bonner discuss Things We Didn’t Talk about When I Was a Girl and The Book of Atlantis Black: The Search for a Sister Gone Missing. Mad Street Books (register to receive event link), 7 p.m. CDT, $5.
Tope Folarin hosts a craft happy hour. The Writer’s Center via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.
Jackson Bird presents Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 7 p.m. CDT, donation suggested.
Thursday 8/13: Laura van den Berg joins the Readings by Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.
Michele Filgate celebrates the paperback release of What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence with Kiese Laymon, Nayomi Munaweera, and host Brian Gresko. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Ziggy Edwards, Gerard Furey, Roberta Hatcher, Joe Kaldon, and Mike James joins the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange series. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Lynda Lopez presents AOC: The Fearless Rise and Powerful Resonance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with Natalie Sylvester. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Walter Johnson presents The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 7 p.m. CDT, free.
Patrick Howell, Tori Reid, Tom Lutz, and Mobolaji Olambiwonnu discuss Dispatches from the Vanguard: The Global International African Arts Movement Versus Donald J. Trump. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Friday 8/14: Annik LaFarge presents Chasing Chopin: A Musical Journey Across Three Centuries, Four Countries, and a Half-Dozen Revolutions. Harvard Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, $3.
Saturday 8/15: Alec Karakatsanis, Tiffany Sizemore, and the Abolitionist Law Center discuss Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System and abolition from prison and police. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, pay what you can.
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