Books Connect Us Live

Virtual Events With Erik Larson, C Pam Zhang, and More

Books Connect Us Live 4/20-5/3
By PRH Staff
Apr 20 2020

As we stay indoors during uncertain times, we’re staying connected with each other and the stories and authors who inspire us. We’re compiling the virtual Penguin Random House book events, author Q&A’s and more that are happening each week (EST), and will be updating this page daily. Even if you miss an event streaming live, please check back here and watch the recordings.

See events that took place 3/23-3/29, 3/30-4/5, 4/6-4/12, and 4/13-4/19.

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Ongoing Events

  • Penguin Kids Story Time Live with various authors April 20-24 (11AM, Instagram)

April 20

  • Sarah Urist Green, author of You Are an Artist, happy hour with Robyn O’Neil (12PM, Instagram)
  • Random House Virtual Events: Inside the House featuring Whitney Frick on editing and publishing for The Dial Press (12:30PM, Instagram Live)

April 21

Sue Monk Kidd

HOLY MOLY, it's Sue Monk Kidd! We're so honored to have this literary megastar talking with Reading With Robin about her new novel THE BOOK OF LONGINGS. Penguin Random House International USA

Posted by A Mighty Blaze on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

April 22

Laurie Halse Anderson Discusses Censorship and Banned Books Week Theme

Join Laurie Halse Anderson (author of the frequently challenged novel “Speak”) and the Banned Books Week Coalition for a conversation about censorship attempts and the new Banned Books Week theme, plus an exclusive statement from David Levithan (author of the challenged novel “Two Boys Kissing”)!

Posted by Banned Books Week on Wednesday, April 22, 2020
  • Stony Brook Southampton Shop Talk Live Stream: Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age, with Paul Harding (3PM, YouTube Live)

Mark your calendar: Join us on Wednesday, 4/22 at 7:00 PM ET when Sue Monk Kidd will go LIVE on B&N Facebook in conversation with Ann Kidd Taylor to discuss THE BOOK OF LONGINGS: http://ow.ly/voAb50zhf71Have a question for Sue? Leave it in the comments below and she just might answer it live!

Posted by Barnes & Noble on Wednesday, April 22, 2020
  • Mark Morris, author of Out Loud, in conversation with Wesley Stace (7:30PM, Crowdcast)
  • P&P Live! featuring Jonathan Karl, author of Front Row at the Trump Show, in conversation with Mike McCurry (8PM, Crowdcast)
  • The Quarantine Book Club Hosts Randy Ribay, author of Patron Saints of Nothing (8PM, Zoom)

April 23

April 24

LIVE CHAT with John M Barry – author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History”

LIVE CHAT with John M Barry – author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History” sits down to chat about pandemics throughout history and what they can teach us. This interview brought to you in partnership with @PenguinGroupUSA. Tune in now!

Posted by The Great Courses on Friday, April 24, 2020

April 25

  • Massimo Pigliucci, Skye Cleary, and Dan Kaufman, editors of How to Live a Good Life, in conversation about their life philosophies (5PM, Meetup)
  • P&P Live! featuring Samantha Irby, author of Wow, No Thank You., in conversation with Maris Kreizman (7PM, Crowdcast)

April 26

April 27

April 28

LIVE CHAT with Jamil Zaki, author of “The War for Kindness”

Stanford professor of psychology and author of “The War for Kindness” Jamil Zaki joins us to chat about empathy, internet echo chambers, and more. Add your own questions and comments and they may be answered! Tune in now!Today’s live event with Jamil Zaki is being brought to you in partnership witPenguin Random House and Crown Publishing. Check out “The War for Kindness” here: prh.com/warforkindness_greatcourses

Posted by The Great Courses on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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