Notable Online: 11/29–12/5
Monday 11/30: Tauno Biltsted, Anca L. Szilágyi, and Kris Waldherr discuss Politics of Then and Now in Historical Fiction. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.
Matvei Yankelevich, John High, Uljana Wolf, Mihret Kebede, May Huang, Sarah Booker, and Elisa Wouk Almino celebrate Circumference. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, free.
Tuesday 12/1: Nandi Comer and makalani bandele join the Further Notice reading series. Zoom, 10 p.m. EST, free.
Benjamin Moser and Leslie Jamison discuss Sontag: Her Life and Work. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 3 p.m. EST, free.
Chelsea G. Summers talks with Mat Johnson about A Certain Hunger. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Karen Sherman presents Brick by Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women Survivors Everywhere. A Cappella Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Cheryl Latif joins the Cobalt Poets series. Zoom, 7 p.m. PST, free.
Julie Buxbaum presents Admission with E. Lockhart. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PST, free.
Claire Malroux presents Daybreak: New and Selected Poems with Marilyn Hacker and Susan Barba. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 5:30 p.m. EST, free.
Denise Williams presents How to Fail at Flirting with Nichole Perkins. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Nadia Abu El-Haj, Mamadou Diouf, and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz join David Scott to discuss Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities. Book Culture via Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, free.
Charles Yu presents Interior Chinatown and talks with Charlie Jane Anders. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.
Wednesday 12/2: Becky Cooper talks with Paige Williams about We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Felicia Luna Lemus and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore present Particulate Matter and The Freezer Door. Skylight Books via CrowdCast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Thursday 12/3: Matthew Daddona, Hafizah Geter, and Xiaolu Guo join host Brian Gresko for The Antibody reading series. Zoom and YouTube, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Daniel Saldaña París talks with Alejandro Zambra about Ramifications. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Paloma Sierra, R/B Mertz, grace (ge) gilbert, and Fred Shaw celebrate City of Asylum’s Emerging Poet Laureate of Allegheny County. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Tom McCarthy, Lydia Millet, Joshua Cohen, and Dustin Illingworth discuss The Recognitions from NYRB. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 5:30 p.m. EST, free.
Adam Goodman and Carlos Ballesteros discuss The Deportation Machine: America’s Long History of Expelling Immigrants. Pilsen Books via YouTube, 6 p.m. EST, free.
Maria Dahvana Headley talks with Annalee Newitz discuss Beowulf: A New Translation and The Future of Another Timeline. Booksmith via GoPassage, 9 p.m. EST, free.
Maxim Loskutoff joins the Readings by Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, free.
Zoë Bossiere and Dinty W. Moore talks with Rajpreet Heir, Torrey Peters, and Kristen Radtke about The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Friday 12/4: Adriana E. Ramírez, Jesse Welch, Lexi Rafael, Kizza, and Kelli Stevens Kane celebrate three decades of slam poetry in Pittsburgh. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Jane Smiley presents Perestroika in Paris and talks with Elaine Szewczyk. Vroman’s Bookstore via CrowdCast, 6 p.m. PDT, free.
Join the Harriman Institute, PEN America, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a discussion with Akram Aylisli, author of Farewell Aylis: A Non-Traditional Novel in Three Works, translator Katherine E. Young, and journalist Alex Raufoglu. Moderated by Professor Mark Lipovetsky. Book Culture via Zoom and YouTube, noon EST, free.
Lauren Camp presents a virtual craft happy hour and discusses Took House. The Writing Center via Zoom, 6 p.m. EST, free.
Saturday 12/5: Alan Chazaro celebrate Piñata Theory from Black Lawrence Press along with Malcolm Friend and Kim Sousa. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.
Saretta Morgan and Jennifer Scappettone join the Segue Series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EST, free.
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For past events, visit the Notable Online archives here.