Notable Online: 11/21–11/27


Monday 11/22: Maggie O’Farrell discusses Hamnet, in conversation with Julie Orrginer. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh via Online, 7 p.m. EST, $15.

Gus Moreno presents This Thing Between Us, in conversation with with Jeff VanderMeer. Brookline Booksmith via Zoom, 8 p.m. EST, free.

Dodie Bellamy presents Bee Reaved and The Letters of Mina Harker, in conversation with Derek McCormack. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EST, free.

Cara Blue Adams discusses You Never Get It Back, in conversation with Marie-Helene Bertino. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Tuesday 11/23: Heidi Kasa joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.

Vanessa King, Sonali Dev, Soniah Kamal, Alexandria Bellefleur, and Thien-Kim Lam discuss their retellings of Pride and Prejudice. East City Books via Zoom, 7 p.m. EST, free.

Ann Patchett presents These Precious Days: Essays, in conversation with Scott Simon. Harvard Book Store via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. EDT, $5.

Thursday 11/25: Happy Thanksgiving!


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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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 More from this author →