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Frontlist | Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: Dec. 7-13

Frontlist | Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: Dec. 7-13
on Dec 07, 2020
Frontlist | Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week: Dec. 7-13
A Georgia run-off fundraiser, a celebration of women's erotica, some romance banter with Christina Lauren, and much more.

Monday, Dec. 7

Laini Taylor discusses Daughter of Smoke and Bone with Stephanie Perkins — hosted by Anderson's Bookshop, 7 p.m. CT. $10–$43. Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham discuss Black Futures with Raquel Willis and Naima Green, showcasing Green's work — co-presented by BAM and Greenlight Books, 7 p.m. ET. $15–$50.
Sabaa Tahir discusses A Sky Beyond the Storm with Tochi Onyebuchi and Everdeen Mason — hosted by Politics & Prose, 7 p.m. ET. $5–$22.50. Michelle Buteau discusses Survival of the Thickest with Tessa Thompson — hosted by the Strand, 8:30 p.m. ET. $5–$52. Jonathan Daniel Wells discusses The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery, and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War with Rashauna Johnson — co-hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library and Center for Brooklyn History, 6:30 p.m. ET. Rachel Mans McKenny (The Butterfly Effect) and Premee Mohamed (Beneath the Rising) discuss their new books — hosted by Mysterious Galaxy, 7 p.m. PT.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections) and Laura van den Berg (I Hold a Wolf by the Ears) read from and discuss their latest works — hosted by Prairie Lights, 7 p.m. CT. Jen Atkin discusses Blowing My Way to the Top: How to Break the Rules, Find Your Purpose, and Create the Life and Career You Deserve — hosted by Harper Wave and various bookstores. Atkin chats with Stephanie Shepherd at 7 p.m. PT and with Marianna Hewitt at 8 p.m. ET. $32.99.
Jean Kwok discusses Searching for Sylvie Lee with Rumaan Alam — hosted by An Unlikely Story, 6 p.m. ET. Asha Lemmie discusses Fifty Words for Rain with Adriana Trigiani — streaming on Trigiani's Facebook, 6 p.m. ET. The Green New Deal & Climate Action: a panel discussion with Senator Edward Markey, featuring Joshua CohenRobert C. Hockett, and contributors to Boston Review's Climate Action — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 5 p.m. ET. Lavinia Spalding, editor of The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 12: True Stories from Around the World, discusses the book with contributors Alia Volz, Eva Holland, Naomi Melati Bishop, and Sivani Babu — hosted by Book Passage, 6 p.m. PT. Rebecca Walker and Lily Diamond discuss What’s Your Story?: A Journal for Everyday Evolution with Tracy McMillan — hosted by Book Soup, 6 p.m. PT. Ernest Cline discusses Ready Player Two — hosted by Brookline Booksmith, 7:30 p.m. ET. $39. Simon Doonan discusses How to Be Yourself: Life-Changing Advice from a Reckless Contrarian — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET. Julia McKenzie Munemo discusses her memoir, The Book Keeper: A Memoir of Race, Love, and Legacy — hosted by Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m. ET. Jasmine Aimaq discusses The Opium Prince with Cara Black — hosted by Murder by the Book, 7 p.m. CT. Jamie Rotante discusses Betty and Veronica: The Bond of Friendship with Alex Segura — hosted by Mysterious Galaxy, 7 p.m. PT.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Lily King discusses and reads from Writers & Lovers — hosted by Boswell Book Company and Books & Company, 2 p.m. CT. Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies) and Megha Majumdar (A Burning) discuss their books — hosted by the Silver Unicorn Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET. Christina Lauren discuss In a Holidaze and the romance genre with booksellers Amanda Quain and Anne Bright — hosted by One More Page Books, 7 p.m. ET. Pilar Quintana discusses The Bitch with the book's translator, Lisa Dillman — hosted by Tombolo Books, 7 p.m. ET.

Thursday, Dec. 10

Turn the Page, Release the Rage: Goodbye to 2020 with conversation and readings from Kaveh AkbarCortney Lamar CharlestonDanielle EvansMelissa FebosChristopher Gonzales, and Megan Stielstra (browse their books) — presented by Barrelhouse, the Rumpus, and Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET.
Michael Eric Dyson discusses Long Time Coming: Reckoning With Race in America — hosted by Tattered Cover Bookstore, 5 p.m. MT. $30. Jane Smiley discusses Perestroika in Paris with Rumaan Alam — hosted by the Strand, 7 p.m. ET. $5–$46.95. Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Volume 6, discusses the book with contributors Evie Bennet, Katrina Jackson, Naima Simone, Mia Hopkins, and Olivia Waite — hosted by Love's Sweet Arrow, 8 p.m. ET. Robyn Crawford discusses A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston  hosted by Words Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James discuss their book I Am Every Good Thing with Jeff Kinney — hosted by An Unlikely Story, 7 p.m. ET.

Friday, Dec. 11

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham discuss Black Futures with Taylor Renee Aldridge — hosted by Source Booksellers, 7 p.m. ET. $47.40. Kenya Hunt discusses Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic with Ebele Okobi — hosted by the Strand, 6:30 p.m. ET.

Saturday, Dec. 12

Writers Against Trump present a panel in support of the Georgia run-off election, featuring Jericho BrownAnjali EnjetiTayari Jones, and Laurel Snyder, moderated by Carolyn Forché — co-sponsored by Avid Bookshop and Books & Books, 2 p.m. ET. Ijeoma Oluo discusses Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America with dream hampton — hosted by Source Booksellers, 6 p.m. ET. $36. Jane Smiley discusses Perestroika in Paris with David Francis — hosted by Book Passage, 4 p.m. PT. Source: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ariannarebolini/virtual-book-events-december-7-georgia-runoff

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