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New Year's Sale 2021

FROM JANUARY 11th-JANUARY 31st SELECT TITLES WILL BE 20% OFF WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST.

Virtual: Marcos Gonsalez with Jennifer Baker, Pedro's Theory

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with Marcos Gonsalez, author of the new memoir Pedro's Theory, joined in conversation by Jennifer Baker! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Pedro's Theory: Reimagining the Promised Land Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781612198620
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Melville House - January 12th, 2021

Virtual: Charles M. Blow with Bakari Sellers, The Devil You Know [Ticketed]

Porter Square Books is pleased to partner with HarperCollins to present a virtual talk with Charles Blow for the release of his new book, The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto! 

*This event is ticketed, and tickets include an entry-only option as well as a ticket that includes a book with signed bookplate, available for pick up or shipping options. This virtual event is hosted by HarperCollins via Crowdcast. An entry link will be emailed to ticket holders on the day of the event.*

Virtual: Paul Farmer with Ophelia Dahl, Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds

Join Porter Square books for a virtual talk with Dr. Paul Farmer about his "bold, humane and rigorously researched" (San Fransisco Chronicle) newest book, Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History. Dr. Farmer will be joined in conversation by Partners in Health co-founder Ophelia Dahl. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374234324
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

Virtual: Frank Wilczek with Steven Pinker, Fundamentals

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek for the release of his latest book, Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality, joined in conversation by Steven Pinker! In Fundamentals, one of our great contemporary scientists reveals the ten profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical world. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735223790
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - January 12th, 2021

Virtual: Alden Jones and Sven Birkerts

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with local authors Alden Jones (The Wanting Was a Wilderness) and Sven Birkerts (Vladimir Nabokov’s Speak, Memory), who will discuss their latest works and their shared form of the "critical memoir." This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast!

 

 

 

 

The Wanting Was a Wilderness: Cheryl Strayed's Wild and the Art of Memoir (...Afterwords) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999431665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Because of how it is sold to us we cannot accept a return of this title.
Published: Fiction Advocate - August 25th, 2020

Vladimir Nabokov's Speak, Memory: Bookmarked Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781632461070
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ig Publishing - January 26th, 2021

Virtual: J.M. Hirsch, Shake Strain Done

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual cocktail hour with Milk Street's editorial director, J.M. Hirsch, and raise a glass to his new book Shake Strain Done! Revolutionize the way you drink at home with simple recipes and common ingredients. This event is free and open to all, and is hosted on Crowdcast.

Shake Strain Done: Craft Cocktails at Home Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316428514
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Voracious - November 3rd, 2020

Virtual: Ken Kwapis with Amber Tamblyn, But What I Really Want To Do is Direct

PSB is delighted to host a talk with director Ken Kwapis (The Office) about his new book But What I Really Want to Do is Direct, in conversation with actress/author/director Amber Tamblyn! This event is hosted on Crowdcast, and is free and open to all to attend. Signed bookplates from Ken are available - request a signed copy in your online order!

 

But What I Really Want to Do Is Direct: Lessons from a Life Behind the Camera Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250260123
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 6th, 2020

Virtual: Terry Tempest Williams with Ariana Reines, Erosion

Porter Square Books is delighted to host Terry Tempest Williams, joined by poet Ariana Reines, for the paperback release of Erosion -- fierce, timely, and unsettling essays from an important and beloved writer and conservationist. This event is hosted on Crowdcast, and is free and open to all.

 

 

 

 

 

Erosion: Essays of Undoing Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781250758248
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - October 13th, 2020

Virtual: Claire Messud and Alexander Chee, Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write

Join us for a virtual talk with Claire Messud about her latest book Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write, joined by Alexander Chee (How to Write an Autobiographical Novel)! This event is free and open to all, and takes place on Crowdcast.

Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781324006756
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328764522
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018

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