Nonfiction

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
$18.00
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
$26.95
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: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018

Virtual: David Michaelis, Eleanor

Join Porter Square Books in welcoming David Michaelis for a talk on his new biography, Eleanor: A Life--a breakthrough portrait of America’s longest-serving First Lady, rich with family history. This event is hosted in partnership with  American Inspiration

Eleanor Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781439192016
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

Virtual: Carol Hay with Tiziana Dearing, Think Like a Feminist

Porter Square Books is pleased to bring you a virtual talk with Carol Hay, author of the new book Think Like a Feminist, in conversation with Tiziana Dearing! Think Like a Feminist is an audacious and accessible guide to feminist philosophy—its origins, its key ideas, and its latest directions. This event takes place on Crowdcast, and is free and open to all.

Think Like a Feminist: The Philosophy Behind the Revolution Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324003090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Virtual: Helen Macdonald with Kathryn Schulz, Vesper Flights [Ticketed]

Porter Square Books is pleased to present a virtual talk with Helen Macdonald, author of H Is For Hawk, for the release of her new book Vesper Flights, in conversation with Kathryn Schulz! *This virtual event is ticketed, and your ticket includes a signed copy of the book.*

Virtual: Ariel Sabar with Mark Goodacre, Veritas

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with Ariel Sabar, the author of Veritas, joined in conversation by Dr. Mark Goodacre! From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, Veritas is the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard. This event takes place on Crowdcast, and is free and open to all.

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Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385542586
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - August 11th, 2020

Virtual: Aimee Nezhukumatathil with Hanif Abdurraqib, World of Wonders

Please join Porter Square Books for a virtual event with Aimee Nezhukumatathil in conversation with Hanif Abdurraqib for her new book, World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments! This event is free and open to all, and is hosted on Crowdcast.

 

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

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A Fortune for Your Disaster Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793439
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Tin House Books - September 3rd, 2019

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