Notable Online: 10/31–11/6

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Monday 11/1: Jessica Cuello and Katherine E. Young join Café Muse for a poetry reading. The Writer’s Center via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Tuesday 11/2: Gary Shteyngart presents Our Country Friends, in conversation with Sloane Crosley and Frank Wood. The Center for Fiction via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

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

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz presents Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion. Harvard Book Store via Crowdcast, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Wednesday 11/3: Jeremy Dauber presents American Comics: A History, in conversation with Abraham Riesman. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Donna Barba Higuera presents The Last Cuentista, in conversation with Nick Thoms. East City Books via Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Ty McCormick presents Beyond the Sand and the Sea: One Family’s Quest for a Country to Call Home. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Rax King presents Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer, in conversation with Daniel Lavery. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 8:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Jane Wong, Rajiv Mohabir celebrate How Not to Be Afraid of Everything and Cutlish with Diana Khoi Nguyen and S. Brook Corfman. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Alice Notely joins the Poetry Project. Facebook Live, 8 p.m. EDT, free.

Tiphanie Yanique and Jai Chakrabarti present Monster in the Middle and A Play for the End of the World, in conversation with Anderson Tepper. Brooklyn Public Library via Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Tom McCarthy presents The Making of Incarnation, in conversation with Hal Foster. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.

Mondiant Dogon presents Those We Throw Away Are Diamond: A Refugee’s Search for Home. Book Passage via YouTube, 1 p.m. PDT, free.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Diane Wilson, Michael Kleber-Diggs, and Victoria Chang celebrate forty years of Milkweed Editions. Online, 6:30 p.m. CDT, free with suggested donation.

Thursday 11/4: Robin McLean presents Pity the Best, in conversation with John Larison. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.

Peter Ho Davies presents The Art of Revision: The Last Word, in conversation with Julie Buntin. The Center for Fiction via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

SJ Sindu presents Blue-Skinned Gods, in conversation with Kristen Arnett. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Friday 11/5: Mitch Albom presents The Stranger in the Lifeboat. Book Passage via Online, 4:30 p.m. PDT, $24.

Ravi Shankar presents Correctional. Harvard Book Store via Crowdcast, 7 p.m. EDT, $5.

Guest editor Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and editor Jenny Minton Quigley discuss The Best Short Stories 2021. Powerhouse via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

SJ Sindu presents Blue Skinned Gods, in conversation with Brandon Hobson. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Christina Diaz Gonzalez presents Concealed, in conversation with James Ponti. Vroman’s via Crowdcast, 6 p.m. PDT, free.

Saturday 11/6: Rachel Levitsky and Anna Gurton-Wachter join the Segue Series. Zoom, 4:30 p.m. EDT, $5.

Tamara Winfrey Harris presents The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, in conversation with Patrice Grell Yursik. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.

Translator Isabel Fargo Cole presents The Interim, in conversation with Hari Kunzru and Dustin Illingworth. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 2 p.m. EDT, free.

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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 →