Nonfiction

Virtual: Marlon Peterson with Damon Young, Bird Uncaged

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 SongHe 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.

Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist's Freedom Song Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781645036517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bold Type Books - April 13th, 2021

*New date: May 10* Virtual: Jess Phoenix, Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life

**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!**

Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781643260037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Timber Press - March 2nd, 2021

Grubbie Debut: Jennifer De Leon with Grace Talusan, White Space

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.

White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, & Writing (Juniper Prize for Creative Nonfiction) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781625345677
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Massachusetts Press - March 26th, 2021

The Body Papers: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781632060242
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Restless Books - March 3rd, 2020

Virtual: Brian McLaren with Greg Epstein, Faith After Doubt

Join Porter Square Books for a talk with Brian D. McLaren, former pastor and author of Faith After Doubt.

Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do About It Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250262776
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Essentials - January 5th, 2021

Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061670121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 26th, 2010

Virtual: Tobey Pearl with Larry Kerpelman, Terror to the Wicked

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with local author Tobey Pearl for her debut book, Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781101871713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - March 16th, 2021

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  has passed, and late registrations are unfortunately no longer available. We do have bookplates so signed copies of the book are still available - request a signed copy in your order comments!* 

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062914668
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - January 26th, 2021

My Vanishing Country: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062917454
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Amistad - May 19th, 2020

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: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ig Publishing - January 26th, 2021

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