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Join us for a virtual event with Danielle Dreilinger, author of the new book The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live, in conversation with Ann Hood (Red Thread, The Knitting Circle)! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Signed bookplates from the author will be available!
Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes for her new memoir My Broken Language, moderated by Maria Hinojosa, author and Emmy Award-winning journalist. This event is part of The American Inspiration series by American Ancestors NEHGS, and is hosted in partnership with Boston Public Library, and GBH Forum Network and takes place on Zoom. Preregistration at the link below is required.
Porter Square Books is delighted to present a virtual talk with Rickie Lee Jones, two-time Grammy winner and author of the newly released memoir, Last Chance Texaco! Jones will appear in conversation with Doug Lockwood of Berklee College, writer of Coolsville, a musical based on Rickie Lee Jones' music and lyrics. This virtual event is ticketed and takes place on Crowdcast. Your ticket comes with a copy of the book! *The first 100 tickets will include a book with signed book plate from Rickie Lee Jones!**
Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome back friend of the store and bestselling author Jonny Sun for a virtual talk to celebrate the release of his highly anticipated new book, Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. **Signed copies of the book are available!! All preorders and books ordered at the event will be signed.
Porter Square Books is pleased to present a virtual talk with bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe (Say Nothing) for his latest book, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty - a grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin.
Porter Square Books welcomes Marlon Peterson, a leading advocate for prison abolition and transformative justice, for a virtual talk about his debut book, Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist's Freedom Song. He will be joined in conversation by Damon Young (What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker).This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.
**This event was originally scheduled for April 13 at 7pm ET but due to unforeseen circumstances, we've had to postpone. This event will now take place on Monday May 10th, please join us!**
Join Porter Square Books and Grubstreet in the latest installment of the Grubbie Debuts series, featuring longtime GrubStreet student, instructor, and board member Jennifer De Leon for the launch of her debut nonfiction collection, White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, and Writing. Jennifer will be joined in conversation with author and GrubStreet Instructor Grace Talusan. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.
Join Porter Square Books for a talk with Brian D. McLaren, former pastor and author of Faith After Doubt.