All Events

September 2020
Dahr Jamail at the Saint Paul Public Library
September 30, 2020,

Acclaimed journalist and climate advocate Dahr Jamail is the author of The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of . . .

October 2020
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o at the Brooklyn Book Festival
October 4, 2020,

The 2020 Brooklyn Book Festival hosts the online event "Time-Travelers: From Creation Myths to Future Worlds" with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and Alexis . . .

Romesh Gunesekera at the Brooklyn Book Festival
October 4, 2020,

The 2020 Brooklyn Book Festival hosts the online event "Coming of Age in Challenging Times." Childhood can seem to exist in a bubble, defined by . . .

Alain Mabanckou at the Brooklyn Book Festival
October 5, 2020,

The 2020 Brooklyn Book Festival hosts the online event "Ripples of Violence: Personal and Literary." While the world faces unrest from a multitude . . .

Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts at the Center for Fiction
October 7, 2020,

Can America overcome the generational effects of 400 years of slavery when monuments honoring Confederate generals and slave traders still stand . . .

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o at Politcs and Prose Live!
October 16, 2020,

The Perfect Nine, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o's genre-defying novel in verse tells the story of the founding of the Gĩkũyũ people of Kenya.

Alain Mabanckou at Politics and Prose Live!
October 24, 2020,

Author Alain Mabanckou discusses The Death of Comrade President, his new coming-of-age novel set in 1970s Congo, and the real-life events . . .