Virtual Events

It was March 18, 2020 when Books & Books first locked down and closed our doors temporarily during the quarantine of the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost immediately, independent bookstores everywhere were turning to new technologies to quickly learn how to bring authors online on various livestreaming platforms. In late April, Books & Books launched a virtual author series of ongoing conversations in the midst of a brand-new virtual landscape. Fast forward to 2022 and more than 700 virtual events under our belt, now archived for your viewing pleasure. Scroll through some of these recordings and you’ll find more than 2 years’ worth of fascinating conversations in support of many of the important books published during a truly historic and unprecedented time. Follow us on Crowdcast and be the first to know of new events and pairings. You can stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletter, too. We are so grateful for your support and patronage, thank you!

The Life She Wished to Live: An Evening with Ann McCutchan and Bonnie Friedman

Event Date: May 12, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present an evening with Ann McCutchan in conversation with Bonnie Friedman discussing “The Life She Wished to Live: A Biography of Marjorie Ki…

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The Beauty of Living Twice: A Virtual Evening withSharon Stone & Gloria Estefan

Event Date: May 11, 2021

Two superstars come together on one screen. Sharon Stone tells her own story: a journey of healing, love, and purpose in conversation with Gloria Estefan. “The Beauty of Living Twi…

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Moms Don’t Have Time To: An Evening with Zibby Owens and Meaghan B Murphy

Event Date: May 11, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present an Evening with Zibby Owens in conversation with Meaghan B Murphy discussing “Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology”. These…

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An Evening with Alex Segura and Curt Pires

Event Date: May 10, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present an evening with Alex Segura and Curt Pires discussing “The Black Ghost” and “YOUTH”. “The Black Ghost” is an original graphic novel ab…

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Voting Rights: An Afternoon with Paul Auster and Alexander Keyssar moderated by Mitchell Kaplan

Event Date: May 8, 2021

Books & Books and Writers for Democratic Action present an afternoon with Paul Auster and Alexander Keyssar moderated by Mitchell Kaplan discussing “Voting Rights”. Recorded li…

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A Virtual Evening with Michael Lewis and Maya Shankar

Event Date: May 7, 2021

Books & Books along with our partners Harvard Bookstore and Politics and Prose were thrilled to welcome MICHAEL LEWIS—author of the acclaimed, internationally bestselling “Mone…

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Empire of Pain: An Evening with Patrick Radden Keefe and Robert Kolker

Event Date: May 6, 2021

“Empire of Pain” is grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was…

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An Evening with Chanel Cleeton and Cristina Nosti

Event Date: May 4, 2021

At the end of the nineteenth century, three revolutionary women fight for freedom in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s captivating new novel “The Most Beautiful Gi…

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Antitrust: A Virtual Evening with Amy Klobuchar & Alberto Ibargüen

Event Date: May 3, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present an evening with Amy Klobuchar discussing “Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age”. This book is a…

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Extremely Lightweight Guns: An Afternoon with Nikki Moustaki, Richard Blanco & Caridad Moro-Gronlier

Event Date: May 2, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present an afternoon with Nikki Moustaki in conversation with Richard Blanco and Caridad Moro-Gronlier discussing “Extremely Lightweight Guns”…

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Lady Bird Johnson: A Virtual Event with Julia Sweig and Tom Healy

Event Date: April 30, 2021

A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady’s political instincts had on LBJ’s presidency. Juli…

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An Evening with Jonathan Meiburg and Jeff VanderMeer

Event Date: April 29, 2021

Jonathan Meiburg discusses his new book, “A Most Remarkable Creature.” An enthralling account of a modern voyage of discovery as we meet the clever, social birds of prey called car…

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