Notable Online: 8/15–8/21

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Monday 8/16: Eleanor Henderson presents Everything I Have Is Yours, in conversation with Nina Renata Aron. Books Are Magic Via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Margaret Hermes presents The Opposite of Chance, in conversation with Mary Troy. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Tuesday 8/17: Eyal Press presents Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Michelle Gable presents The Bookseller’s Secret, in conversation with Kristina McMorris. Book Passage via Twitch and Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.

Silvia Moreno-Garcia presents Velvet Was the Night, in conversation with S.A. Cosby. Loyalty Bookstores via Crowdcast, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Lee Woodman talks with Jane Rosenberg LaForge. The Writers Center via Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Salvatore Roseo joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Jonathan Santlofer presents The Last Mona Lisa, in Joyce Carol Oates. Little City Books via Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Mark Haskell Smith presents Rude Talk in Athens: Ancient Rivals, the Birth of Comedy, and a Writer’s Journey Through Greece, in conversation with David Ulin. Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Nichole Perkins presents Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be, in conversation with Ashley C Ford. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Wednesday 8/18: Eve Gleichman and Laura Blackett present The Very Nice Box and talks with Joshua Henkin. Greenlight Boosktore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Christine Hamm, Indran Amirthanayagam, and Lillo Way joins Poets vs The Pandemic. Zoom, 7:00 p.m. EDT, free.

Yony Leyser, Anna Joy Springer, Lynn Breedlove, Bruce LaBruce,and LIam Warfield celebrate Queercore. Skylight Bookstore via Crowdcast, 12 Noon PDT, free.

Gary Goldstein talks with Allison Mann about The Last Birthday Party. Book Cellar via Zoom, 7 p.m. CDT, free.

Laura Munson and Grace Kraaijvanger discuss Willa’s Grove. Book Passage via Twitch and YouTube, 5:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Julia Klam presents The Almost Legendary Morris Sisters. Shakespeare & Co via Zoom, 4 p.m .EDT, free.

Barrett Swanson presents Lost in Summerland and Jesse McCarthy presents Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Rebecca Pacheco presents Still Life with Joanna Rakoff. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Amber McBride presents Me (Moth) and talks with Mahogany L. Browne. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Thursday 8/19: Elias Rodriques presents All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running, in conversation with Kristen Arnett and Hannah Oliver Depp. Loyalty Bookstores via Crowdcast, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Diane Johnson presents Lorna Mott Comes Home, in conversation with Luisa Smith. Book Passage via Twitch and YouTube, 1 p.m. PDT, free.

Anton Hur and Jeffrey Zuckerman discuss literary translation. The Center for Fiction Via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Alexandra Kleeman presents Something New Under the Sun, in conversation with Adam Dalva. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Friday 8/20: Simon Van Booy presents Night Came with Many Stars, in conversation with Roda Ahmed. Vroman’s Bookstore via Crowdcast, 6 p.m. PDT, free.

Saturday 8/21: Dorina Pena, Angela Gaito-Lagnese, and Diane Kerr join the Laser Cat/Vaser Cat series. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

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Are you planning on to return to in-person events? If so, when? Email Ian MacAllen at [email protected] and let us know! If you have an in-person listing you’d like us to consider, in the subject line of the email, please include the event’s city and date, and in the body of the email, include a link to the event information. Deadline is Tuesday for publication on Sunday.

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If you have a listing you’d like us to consider, please contact [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please include the event’s date. Please include the virtual platform, time zone, and a link to the event information in the body of your email.

For past events, visit the Notable Online archives here.


Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →