Monday, Oct. 5
Algonquin, Milkweed Editions, Blair, Little Brown, Zebra, Kensington, Viking, Chronicle, Simon & Schuster, Riverhead, W. W. Norton, Disney-Hyperion, Knopf, Flatiron, Topple Books, FSG
Jill McCorkle ( ), Hieroglyphics Margaret Renkl ( ), and Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Lee Smith ( ) discuss Southern storytelling — part of the Southern Book Festival, 6:30 p.m. CT, Blue Marlin more info.
Ayad Akhtar discusses — part of the Southern Book Festival, 7:30 p.m. CT, Homeland Elegies more info.
Vanessa Riley ( ), A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby Tash Skilton ( Ghosting), Priscilla Oliveras ( ), Island Affair Kristen McKanagh ( ), and Snowball’s Christmas Marina Adair ( ) discuss cozy romances — hosted by Print Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET, Romeantically Challenged more info.
Yamile Saied Méndez discusses with Furia Nova Ren Suma — hosted by BookPeople, 6 p.m. CT, more info.
Matt Haig discusses with The Midnight Library Kristin Hannah — hosted by the Strand, 5 p.m. ET, more info.
Andria Lo and Valerie Luu present hosted by Book Soup, 6 p.m. PT, Chinatown Pretty: Fashion and Wisdom from Chinatown’s Most Stylish Seniors — more info.
Helen Phillips discusses in a spoiler-free discussion with Boswell’s Daniel Goldin — hosted by Boswell Book Company, 5:30 p.m. CT, The Need more info.
Sigrid Nunez discusses with What Are You Going Through Emily Gould — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Michael Ian Black discusses — hosted by Left Bank Books, 7 p.m. CT, A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son more info.
David Hajdu discusses his novel with Adrianne Geffel: A Fiction Amanda Petrusich — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Julie C. Dao launches her new four-book fantasy series with , in conversation with The Mirror: Broken Wish Zoraida Córdova — hosted by Brookline Booksmith, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Yaa Gyasi discusses with Transcendent Kingdom Sarah Elaine Smith — hosted by White Whale Bookstore, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Michelle Bowdler discusses her book with UW-Madison professor Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto Finn Enke — hosted by A Room of One’s Own, 6:30 p.m. CT, more info.
Lucile Scott discusses with An American Covenant: A Story of Women, Mysticism, and the Making of Modern America Mira Ptacin — hosted by Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Mark Gevisser discusses with The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers Sarah Schulman — hosted by Skylight Books, 8 p.m. PT, more info.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
Ecco, Viking, Catapult, Katherine Tegen Books, Razorbill, Delacorte, Wednesday Books, Harper, Europa Editions, Algonquin, William Morrow, Verso
Rumaan Alam discusses with Leave The World Behind Emma Straub — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
V.E. Schwab launches with The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Julia Whelan — hosted by The Center for Fiction, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Ina Garten launches with Modern Comfort Food Sam Sifton — hosted by RJ Julia and the Streicker Center, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Tana French presents in conversation with The Searcher, Dennis Lehane — hosted by Community Bookstore, 5 p.m. ET, more info.
Jorie Graham presents in conversation with Runaway Jericho Brown — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Ruby Hamad celebrates the launch of with White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color Randa Jarrar — hosted by Loyalty Bookstores, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Tiffany D. Jackson ( ), Grown Hayley Krischer ( ), Something Happened to Ali Greenleaf Courtney Summers ( ), and Sadie Ashley Woodfolk ( ) discuss the angry, “unlikable” teenage girl as protagonist of her own story — hosted by McNally Jackson, 6 p.m. ET, When You Were Everything more info.
Marilynne Robinson presents , in conversation with Jack Alexander Chee — hosted by the Strand and PEN America, 8 p.m. ET, more info.
Raven Leilani ( ) and Luster Sarah Gerard ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by Third House Books, 6 p.m. ET, True Love more info.
Ann Goldstein discusses her translation of Elena Ferrante’s with The Lying Life of Adults Katherine Hill and Merve Emre, in a panel moderated by Greta Johnsen — hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 12 p.m. CT, more info.
Stephen P. Kiernan ( ) and Universe of Two Nguyen Phan Que Mai ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by Murder by the Book, 11 a.m. CT, The Mountains Sing more info.
Helen Macdonald discusses and nature writing with Vesper Flights Camille T. Dungy — part of the Bay Area Book Festival, 2 p.m. PT, more info.
Jenny Hval discusses in conversation with Girls Against God Rebecca Dinerstein Knight and Jeff VanderMeer — hosted by Politics & Prose, 4 p.m. ET, more info.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
Knopf, Tor, Simon & Schuster, Park Row, Gallery Books, Grove Press, Penguin Press, Viking, W. W. Norton, William Morrow, Heliotrope Books
Yaa Gyasi presents in conversation with Transcendent Kingdom Megha Majumdar — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
V.E. Schwab discusses with The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Rebecca Roanhoarse — hosted by Books & Books, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Alice Hoffman discusses — hosted by The Poisoned Pen, 6 p.m. MT, Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic more info.
Lisa Unger discusses with Confessions on the 7:45 Lisa Gardner — hosted by An Unlikely Story, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Christina Lauren celebrate with In a Holidaze Sonali Dev and Emily Henry, in a conversation moderated by Amanda Diehl — hosted by Magers & Quinn, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Kelli Jo Ford discusses her novel — hosted by Third Place Books and Seattle Public Library, 6 p.m. PT, Crooked Hallelujah more info.
Phil Klay presents his novel in conversation with Missionaries Marlon James — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Kathleen Rooney discusses with Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey Juan Martinez — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Alexis Coe discusses with You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington Louise Bernard — hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Maaza Mengiste discusses with The Shadow King Hannah Giorgis — hosted by Powell’s, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Emily Gray Tedrowe discusses her new novel, — hosted by Reads & Company, 7 p.m. ET, The Talented Miss Farwell more info.
Wesley Morris and Masha Gessen discuss “the role of the artist as an engaged citizen, as well as the importance of free expression and democracy, both journalistically and artistically, during this moment,” in a conversation moderated by Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America — part of the Southern Festival of Books, 12 p.m. CT, more info.
William Loving discusses his novel with City of Angles Ivy Pochoda — hosted by Skylight Books, 6:30 p.m. PT, more info.
Thursday, Oct. 8
Doubleday, Viking, Back Bay Books, Tor, Knopf, Crown, Imprint, Vintage, Coffee House Press, West Virginia University Press, Wesleyan University Press, Milkweed Editions, Sourcebooks, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Kevin Kwan discusses with Sex and Vanity Amy Tan — part of Litquake Festival, 7 p.m. PT, more info.
Tana French discusses with The Searcher Marlon James — hosted by Politics & Prose, 5 p.m. ET, more info.
V.E. Schwab discusses with The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Naomi Novik — hosted by Quail Ridge Books, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Madeline Miller discusses with Circe Kevin Kalish — hosted by An Unlikely Story, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Patti Smith celebrates the paperback release of with reading and music — part of the Bay Area Book Festival, 7 p.m. PT, Year of the Monkey more info.
Nic Stone discusses with Dear Justyce Victoria Aveyard — hosted by Cellar Door Bookstore, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Leigh Bardugo celebrates the release of and discusses “forbidden ships, Grishaverse gossip, and the power of fandom” with The Lives of Saints Claribel A. Ortega — hosted by Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Casey Cep discusses with Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Michael Lewis — hosted by BookPeople, 7 p.m. CT, more info.
Ruby Hamad discusses with White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color Koa Beck — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Susan Minot discusses with Why I Don’t Write: And Other Stories Amy Hempel — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Jason Diamond discusses with The Sprawl Morgan Parker — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Deesha Philyaw ( ) and The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Honorée Jeffers ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 6:30 p.m. CT, The Age of Phillis more info.
Milkweed Editions hosts their annual Book Lovers Ball, featuring Robin Wall Kimmerer ( ), Braiding Sweetgrass Aimee Nezhukumatathil ( ), World of Wonders Ada Limón ( ), and other Milkweed authors who will share stories as well as sneak peeks at what they are working on now — 6:30 p.m. CT, The Carrying more info.
Stuart Turton discusses hosted by The Poisoned Pen, 1:30 p.m. MT, The Devil and the Dark Water — more info.
Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt discuss their book, , in conversation with Hank Green – hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 7 p.m. CT, The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design more info.
Friday, Oct. 9
Algonquin, Bloomsbury, Tor, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Why I Write, Penguin, Disney-Hyperion, Park Row, William Morrow, Carina Press
Peace Adzo Medie discusses with His Only Wife Kiley Reid — hosted by Books & Books, 6 p.m. ET, more info.
Adam Johnson gives a craft talk on writing research-based narratives, and then will be joined in conversation with Peter Mountford — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7 p.m. PT, more info.
Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt discuss , moderated by Seth Godin — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET, The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design more info.
Kalynn Bayron ( ), Cinderella Is Dead Sarah Henning ( ), and The Princess Will Save You Amy Tintera ( ) discuss princesses and warriors in their new books — part of the Southern Festival of Books, 12:45 p.m. CT, All These Monsters more info.
Eileen Myles presents in conversation with For Now Andrea Lawlor — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Kathryn Nicolai presents — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, Nothing Much Happens: Cozy and Calming Stories to Soothe Your Mind and Help You Sleep more info.
Julie C. Dao discusses with Broken Wish Dhonielle Clayton — hosted by Mysterious Galaxy, 6 p.m. PT, more info.
Lisa Unger discusses with Confessions on the 7:45 Karin Slaughter — hosted by the Poisoned Pen, 4 p.m. MT, more info.
Alyssa Cole ( ) hosts a “date night” with When No One Is Watching Rosie Danan ( ), The Roommate Carla de Guzman ( ), and Sweet on You Reese Ryan ( ), chatting about writing during COVID-19, their favorite tropes, and all thing that are getting them through this time — hosted by Loyalty Bookstores, 6 p.m. ET, Second Chance on Cypress Lane more info.
Juan Felipe Herrera discusses with Every Day We Get More Illegal Jericho Brown — part of Litquake Festival, 5 p.m. PT, more info.
Ben Lerner discusses with The Topeka School Ocean Vuong — hosted by Politics & Prose, 6 p.m. ET, more info.