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January 2021

Cast in Firelight: Dana Swift and KayLynn Flanders

January 19 @ 6:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Dana Swift In conversation with KayLynn Flanders Cast in Firelight (Delacorte, $18.99) Tuesday, January 19, 6 pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   For fans of We Hunt the Flame and An Ember in the Ashes, comes the first book in an epic, heart- pounding fantasy duology. Adraa is the royal heir of Belwar, a talented witch on the cusp of taking her royal ceremony test,…

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Celebrate the launch of The Art of the Impossible with Bestselling Author and Peak Performance Expert Steven Kotler

January 19 @ 6:00 pm

Books & Books and Harper Wave present… An Evening with Steven Kotler The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer (Harper Wave, $28.99) Tuesday, January 19, 6pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Learn about The Art of the Impossible from bestselling author and peak performance expert Steven Kotler as he decodes the secrets of those elite performers—athletes, artists, scientists, CEOs and more—who have changed our definition of the possible, teaching us how we too can stretch…

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The Prophets: Robert Jones, Jr. and Deesha Philyaw

January 21 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Robert Jones, Jr. In conversation with Deesha Philyaw The Prophets (G.P. Putnam's Sons, $27) Thursday, January 21, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. That was the…

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Betting On You: An Evening with Laurie Ruettimann and Lulu Garcia-Navarro

January 22 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Laurie Ruettimann In conversation with Lulu Garcia-Navarro Discussing Betting on You: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career  (Henry Holt and Co., $25.99) Friday, January 22, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   An essential guide for how to snap out of autopilot and become your own best advocate, with candid anecdotes and easy-to-adopt steps, from veteran HR specialist and popular podcast…

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Winterkeep: An Evening with Kristin Cashore

January 25 @ 6:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Kristin Cashore Winterkeep (Dial Books, $19.99) Monday, January 25, 6pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   The highly anticipated next book in the New York Times bestselling, award-winning Graceling Realm series, which has sold 1.3 million copies. For the past five years, Bitterblue has reigned as Queen of Monsea, heroically rebuilding her nation after her father's horrific rule. After learning about the land of Torla in the…

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Breakfast with Hope featuring Dave Barry

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Books & Books and the Sylvester Cancer Center present… Breakfast with Hope! Featuring Dave Barry Discussing Lessons with Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog  Tuesday, January 26, 8 AM REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Wake up to a VIRTUAL BREAKFAST WITH HOPE, a monthly reading & discussion group hosted by Hope Torrents and sponsored by Sylvester Cancer Center!   This Month’s Book:   BUY THE BOOK HERE   About the Book: In this “little gem” (Washington Independent…

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Drug Use for Grown-Ups: A Virtual Evening with Dr. Carl L. Hart and Neal Brennan

January 26 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Dr. Carl L. Hart In conversation with Neal Brennan Drug Use for Grown-Ups (Penguin Press, $28) Tuesday, January 26, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From one of the world’s foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy life Dr. Carl…

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Nobody’s Normal: A Virtual Evening with Roy Richard Grinker and Ron Suskind

January 27 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Roy Richard Grinker In conversation with Ron Suskind discussing Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness (W. W. Norton & Company, $30) Wednesday, January 27, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attitudes toward mental illness throughout history and the fight to end the stigma. For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many…

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Homo Irrealis: A Virtual Evening with André Aciman and Dani Shapiro

January 28 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with André Aciman In conversation with Dani Shapiro Homo Irrealis (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $27) Thursday, January 28, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   PURCHASE TICKET + BOOK HERE   The New York Times–bestselling author of Find Me and Call Me by Your Name returns to the essay form with his collection of thoughts on time, the creative mind, and great lives and works Irrealis moods are the set of verbal…

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February 2021

Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology: An Evening with Andrés Duany and Brian Falk

February 1 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents….. An Evening with Andres Duany In conversation with Brian Falk discussing Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology Monday, February 1st, 7:00PM   Please note this is a free event! However, if you would like to make a contribution to support Books & Books' virtual events, we are grateful for any and all donations. Donations can be made in the upper righthand corner, above the "Save My Spot!" registration button. Thank you! Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human…

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The Project: An Evening with Courtney Summers

February 2 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Courtney Summers For this special launch event, Courtney will be joined by her Wednesday Books publishing team! The Project (Wednesday Books, $18.99) Tuesday, February 2, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE The first 50 attendees to PURCHASE a book from Books & Books will receive an exclusive swag pack with their book! All book orders will also come with a signed bookplate from Courtney. Personalized bookplates are…

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Milk Blood Heat: A Virtual Evening with Dantiel W. Moniz and Lauren Groff

February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Dantiel W. Moniz In conversation with Lauren Groff Discussing Milk Blood Heat  (Grove Press, $25) Wednesday, February 3, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A livewire debut from Dantiel W. Moniz, one of the most exciting discoveries in today's literary landscape, Milk Blood Heat depicts the sultry lives of Floridians in intergenerational tales that contemplate human connection, race, womanhood, inheritance, and the elemental darkness in us…

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City Theatre: Sultry Shorts!

February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Join City Theatre for a reading of 4 brand new shorts for Sultry Shorts! Brief and bawdy short plays that will tease & tantalize the heart and shorts!   WATCH HERE FOR FREE

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Milk Fed: An Evening with Melissa Broder

February 4 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Melissa Broder discussing Milk Fed (Scribner, $26) Thursday, February 4, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A scathingly funny, wildly erotic, and fiercely imaginative story about food, sex, and god from the acclaimed author of The Pisces and So Sad Today. Rachel is twenty-four, a lapsed Jew who has made calorie restriction her religion. By day, she maintains an illusion of existential control, by way of…

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God I Feel Modern Tonight: A Virtual Evening with Cat Cohen and Jordan Firstman

February 5 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Cat Cohen In conversation with Jordan Firstman Discussing God I Feel Modern Tonight: Poems from a Gal About Town (Knopf, $18) Friday, February 5, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Tragicomic verses from the award-winning comedian and millennial renaissance woman. Catherine Cohen, the one-woman stand-up chanteuse who has electrified the downtown NYC comedy scene in her white go-go boots, has been posting poignant, unfiltered poems…

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The Rain Heron: An Evening with Robbie Arnott and Jeff VanderMeer

February 8 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Robbie Arnott In conversation with Jeff VanderMeer Discussing The Rain Heron (FSG, $16) Monday, February 8, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A gripping novel of myth, environment, adventure, and an unlikely friendship, from an award-winning Australian author Ren lives alone on the remote frontier of a country devastated by a coup d'état. High on the forested slopes, she survives by hunting, farming, trading, and…

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The Hidden History of American Oligarchy: An Evening with Thom Hartmann and David Korten

February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Thom Hartmann In conversation with David Korten The Hidden History of American Oligarchy (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, $16) Tuesday, February 9, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Thom Hartmann, the most popular progressive radio host in America and a New York Times bestselling author, looks at the history of the battle against oligarchy in America–and how we can win the latest round. Billionaire oligarchs want to own…

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Unfinished: A Virtual Evening with Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Lilly Singh

February 9 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books joins forces with Harvard Bookstore and Politics & Prose to present… A Virtual Evening with Priyanka Chopra Jonas In conversation with Lilly Singh Unfinished: A Memoir (Ballantine Books, $28) Tuesday, February 9, 8pm EST   PURCHASE TICKET TO THE EVENT + BOOK   In this thoughtful and revealing memoir, readers will accompany one of the world’s most recognizable women on her journey of self-discovery. “I have always felt that life is a solitary journey, that we are each…

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How To Not Die Alone: An Evening with Logan Ury and Ellen Huet

February 11 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Logan Ury In conversation with Ellen Huet How To Not Die Alone (Simon & Schuster, $26) Thursday, February 11, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     A funny and practical guide to help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams. Have you ever looked around and wondered, “Why has everyone found love except me?” You’re not the only one. Great relationships don’t…

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KINK Author Panel with Kwon, Greenwell, Machado, and Chee

February 12 @ 6:00 pm

An Evening with Kwon, Greenwell, Machado, and Chee discussing Kink (Simon & Schuster, $17) Friday, February 12, 6 PM EST REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Kink is a groundbreaking anthology of literary short fiction exploring love and desire, BDSM, and interests across the sexual spectrum featuring a roster of all-star contributors. The stories within explore bondage, power-play, and submissive-dominant relationships; we are taken to private estates, therapists’ offices, underground sex clubs, and even a sex theater in early-20th century Paris.…

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We Run the Tides: An Evening with Vendela Vida

February 16 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Vendela Vida We Run the Tides (Ecco, $26.99) Tuesday, February 16, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   An achingly beautiful story of female friendship, betrayal, and a mysterious disappearance set in the changing landscape of San Francisco. Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria Fabiola, own the streets of Sea Cliff, their foggy oceanside San Francisco neighborhood. They know Sea Cliff’s homes and beaches,…

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Be the Refuge: An Evening with Chenxing Han and Ann Gleig

February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Chenxing Han Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists (North Atlantic Books, $17.95) Thursday, February 18, 7pm ET LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A must-read for modern sanghas–Asian American Buddhists in their own words, on their own terms. Despite the fact that two thirds of U.S. Buddhists identify as Asian American, mainstream perceptions about what it means to be Buddhist in America often…

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An Ecstatic Dance Party with Jessica Zweig and Sah D’Simone

February 22 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Jessica Zweig In conversation with Sah D’Simone discussing Be: A No-Bullsh*t Guide to Increasing Your Self Worth and Net Worth by Simply Being Yourself (Sounds True, $27.99) Monday, February 22, 7pm   PURCHASE TICKETS HERE   To celebrate the launch of the BE. A No-Bullsh*t Guide to Increasing Your Self Worth and Net Worth by Simply Being Yourself, Jessica Zweig is hosting a virtual event with Books and Books.…

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Being Ram Dass: An Evening with Rameshwar Das and Mark Epstein

February 23 @ 7:30 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Rameshwar Das In conversation with Mark Epstein discussing Being Ram Das (Sounds True, $29.99) Tuesday, February 23, 7:30pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Rameshwar Das, coauthor of BEING RAM DASS will join Mark Epstein, MD, psychiatrist and author, in conversation about the life and new memoir from spiritual teacher and cultural icon, Ram Dass. Born Richard Alpert, Ram Dass was a prominent Harvard psychology professor who partnered with Timothy Leary in psychedelic research, and…

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How to Avoid A Climate Disaster: Bill Gates in conversation with Kristen Welker

February 24 @ 8:00 pm

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical--and accessible--plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe. Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster.…

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March 2021

The Smash-Up: An Evening with Ali Benjamin

March 1 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Ali Benjamin The Smash-Up (Random House, $27) Monday, March 1, 7pm ET LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A marriage spirals out of control when the issues of our day—cultural, political, and social—becoming intensely personal in this fresh, whip-smart novel for readers of Meg Wolitzer and Fleishman Is in Trouble. “Sharply funny, perceptive, and surprising at every turn . . . Ali Benjamin is Edith Wharton with…

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Landslide: An Evening with Susan Conley and Judy Blume

March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Books & Books @ The Studios of Key West… An Evening with Susan Conley In conversation with Judy Blume Discussing Landslide (Knopf, $26.95) Tuesday, March 2, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From the author of Elsey Come Home, a stunning novel about a mother caring for her two teenage sons while the crumbling fishing industry her New England community relies on threatens to collapse around them. After a fishing accident leaves…

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Klara and the Sun: Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Neil Gaiman!

March 6 @ 6:00 pm

Books & Books, Gramercy Books & Quail Ridge Books joins forces to present... Nobel laureate KAZUO ISHIGURO In conversation with award-winning and bestseller author, NEIL GAIMAN to celebrate the publication of Ishiguro’s magnificent new novel, Klara and the Sun  (Knopf, $28) Saturday, March 6, 2021, 6:00 PM EST   PURCHASE TICKET + BOOK HERE   About the Book: Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial…

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Sea Wife: Amity Gaige and Megha Majumdar

March 10 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Amity Gaige In conversation with Megha Majumdar Sea Wife (Vintage, $16) Wednesday, March 10, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From the highly acclaimed author of Schroder, a smart, sophisticated page literary page-turner about a young family who escape suburbia for a yearlong sailing trip that upends all of their lives. Juliet is failing to juggle motherhood and her stalled-out dissertation on confessional poetry when…

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Decoding “Despacito”: An Evening with Leila Cobo

March 10 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Leila Cobo Decoding “Despacito”: An Oral History of Latin Music (Vintage, $16.95) Wednesday, March 10, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A behind the scenes look at the music that is currently the soundtrack of the globe, reported on and written by Leila Cobo, Billboard's VP of Latin Music and the world's ultimate authority on popular Latin music. Decoding "Despacito" tracks the stories behind the…

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Infinite Country: A Virtual Evening with Patricia Engel in conversation with Edwidge Danticat 

March 11 @ 6:30 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Patricia Engel In conversation with Edwidge Danticat discussing Infinite Country (Avid Reader, $25) Thursday, March 11, 6:30pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     For readers of Valeria Luiselli and Edwidge Danticat, an urgent and lyrical novel about a Colombian family fractured by deportation, offering an intimate perspective on an experience that so many have endured—and are enduring right now. Talia is being held at a correctional…

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Topics of Conversation: Miranda Popkey and Lynn Steger Strong

March 15 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Miranda Popkey In conversation with Lynn Steger Strong Topics of Conversation (Vintage, $15) Monday, March 15, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A compact tour de force about sex, violence, and self-loathing from a ferociously talented new voice in fiction, perfect for fans of Sally Rooney, Rachel Cusk, Lydia Davis, and Jenny Offill. Composed almost exclusively of conversations between women--the stories they tell each other,…

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