5 Books To Read Before The End of Summer

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Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 | 343 views

Even though summer is almost over, there are a few books we still need to read. If you’ve been following Notable Online over at The Rumpus, you probably noticed how many great events there are every week. All the virtual events have made it even easier to feel overwhelmed.

Don’t fret! We have you covered. Although we aren’t writing up virtual events, here’s a few books we would have written about this summer if we were attending events in person. It’s not too late to check them out!

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Virtual Literary Community

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Thursday, May 28th, 2020 | 558 views

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in real life literary events have, like most of our world, been put on hold. We still have notes from our last in real life event and intend to write it up — eventually.

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Jenny Offill Presents Weather

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Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 1,198 views

Jenny Offill discusses WEATHER at Books Are Magic with Rumaan Alam

Jenny Offill and Rumaan Alam discuss Weather, climate change, and librarians.

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Paul Yoon Discusses Run Me To Earth

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Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 1,567 views

Paul Yoon talks with Hernan Diaz about Run Me To Earth, his latest novel, at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene Brooklyn

Paul Yoon and Hernan Diaz discuss Run Me To Earth, layering narratives with forces in opposition to each other, and how writing is like painting.

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Tochi Onyebuchi Presents Riot Baby

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Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 1,057 views

Tochi Onybuchi discusses RIOT BABY, his debut adult novel with Marlon James at the Strand

Tochi Onyebuchi talked with Marlon James about Riot Baby, systemic racism, and limiting supernatural powers.

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Chana Porter Launches The Seep

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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 1,082 views

Amy Brady Talks with Chana Porter about THE SEEP at Powerhouse

Chana Porter discusses The Seep and talks about dystopias, utopias, and our interconnected world.

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Reading Series Census: Books & Bottles

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Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | 804 views

Reading Series Census

Everything you need to know about the Books & Bottles reading series.

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Literary and Book Festivals Guide, 2020

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Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 1,373 views

Book Festivals of America 2020

Book and literary festivals connect authors with readers in all fifty states. Below is a list of literary festivals organized by month. The locations of the festival, dates of the festivals (when available), and website for the event are listed. At the end are links to festivals in other regions including Canada, United Kingdom, and Europe.

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