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October 2020

Andrea Rosenberg with Nicole Rudick

October 27, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

On October 27th at 9:00pm EST, Andrea Rosenberg joins Nicole Rudick at Elliott Bay Book Company to discuss her translation of Tomás González’ novel Difficult Light. This event is free and will take place on zoom. You can register here. From one of Colombia's greatest contemporary novelists, Difficult Light is a formally daring meditation on grief, written in candid, arresting prose. "González's last two novels, Difficult Light and The Storm were both hailed as quiet masterpieces at the time of…

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November 2020

Scholastique Mukasonga in conversation with Kaiama L. Glover

November 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

On November 21st at 2:00pm EST, Scholastique Mukasonga joins Barnard professor Kaiama L. Glover at Albertine to discuss her latest novel, Igifu. This event is free and will be in French. You can find the zoom link here. Scholastique Mukasonga, born in Rwanda in 1956, experienced from childhood the violence and humiliation of the ethnic conflicts that shook her country. She settled in France in 1992, only 2 years before the brutal genocide of the Tutsi swept through Rwanda. In…

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December 2020

Pierre Joris, Geoffrey Brock, and Nathaniel Rudavsky-Brody in conversation, moderated by Mary Ann Caws

December 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

On Tuesday, December 1st at 6:00pm EST, Pierre Joris, Geoffrey Brock, and Nathaniel Rudavsky-Brody will be joining moderator Mary Ann Caws for a conversation hosted by 192 Books and Paula Cooper Gallery. They'll be discussing their recent translations of Paul Celan's Memory Rose into Threshold Speech, Guiseppe Ungaretti's Allegria, and Paul Valéry's The Idea of Perfection, respectively. The live event will stream directly on this page. No rsvp or reservation is required. A recording will be posted shortly afterwards. During the…

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March 2021

A conversation between Andrea Bajani and Edmund White, hosted by 192 Books / PCG Studio

March 30 @ 6:00 pm

On March 30th at 6PM EST, 192 Books will host an online conversation between Andrea Bajani and Edmund White about Bajani's novel, If You Kept a Record of Sins, out March 23rd. Andrea Bajani is one of the most respected novelists of contemporary Italian literature. His novel, Ogni promess (Every Promise), won the prestigious Bagutta Prize. Se consideri le colpe (If You Kept a Record of Sins) won the Super Mondello Prize, the Brancati Prize, the Recanati Prize, and the…

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April 2021

A Conversation with Roger Mello and Peter Sís, hosted by the Eric Carle Museum

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On April 1st at 7:00 PM EDT, the Eric Carle Museum will host an online conversation between Roger Mello and Peter Sís as they come together to discuss their incredible bodies of work, what compels them to create children's books, and the deeply personal stories they both bring to life in their illustrations. The conversation will be moderated by Lisa von Drasek, curator of the Children's Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota. Co-hosted by Archipelago Books. Roger Mello has illustrated…

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Andrea Bajani and Jhumpa Lahiri at Point Reyes Books

April 1 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On Tuesday, April 1 at 9:00PM EST, Andrea Bajani joins Jhumpa Lahiri to celebrate and discuss his novel, If You Kept a Record of Sins, which was translated to English by Elizabeth Harris. Point Reyes Books will host the conversation in a virtual stream on Crowdcast. The event is free, with a recommended donation to the bookstore or purchase of the book. Register here to reserve a slot! Andrea Bajani is the author of four novels and two collections of…

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Daniel Handler Discusses Ingrid Godon’s I Wish at the Washington DC Public Library

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

On Tuesday, April 6 at 1:30PM EST, the Washington DC Public Library will host Daniel Handler speaking on Ingrid Godon and Toon Tellegen’s I Wish, translated from the Dutch by David Colmer.  Daniel Handler is a contemporary American novelist, best known by his pen name Lemony Snicket. He is widely known for his 13-book collection A Series of Unfortunate Events, which has also been adapted into a film and a television series. Alongside the collection, his other major works include…

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A Conversation Between Andrea Bajani and Guadalupe Nettel, Hosted by Brazos Bookstore

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

On April 7th at 8PM EST / 7PM Central Standard Time, Brazos Bookstore will host a conversation between Andrea Bajani and Guadalupe Nettel about If You Kept A Record of Sins, Bajani's forthcoming novel. Andrea Bajani is one of the most respected novelists of contemporary Italian literature. His novel, Ogni promess (Every Promise), won the prestigious Bagutta Prize. Se consideri le colpe (If You Kept a Record of Sins) won the Super Mondello Prize, the Brancati Prize, the Recanati Prize, and…

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Andrea Bajani, Elizabeth Harris, and Stuart Dybek at Pilsen Community Books

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

On Thursday, April 8th at 7PM CST / 8 PM EST, join us and Andrea Bajani, Elizabeth Harris, and Stuart Dybek for a celebration of If You Kept a Record of Sins, hosted by Pilsen Community Books! This event will be streamed via YouTube Live. Register for free here, and a link to view the stream will be sent to you on April 8th. Visit PCB's website for more information. A sly, prismatic novel that Jhumpa Lahiri says “accumulates with…

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Andrea Bajani and Nick Flynn at Prairie Lights

April 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

On Friday, April 16 at 8:00PM EST, Prairie Lights will host a virtual conversation with Andrea Bajani and Nick Flynn. They will be discussing Bajani’s novel, If You Kept a Record of Sins, translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris. Andrea Bajani is the author of four novels and two collections of poems. His novel, If You Kept a Record of Sins, has brought him a great deal of attention. In just a few months, the book won the Super…

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