7:00 pm19:00

FRANCE: St-Etienne

  • Librairie de Paris

Reading and discussion of CE QUI GIT DANS SES ENTRAILLES, the new French translation of HEAT AND LIGHT.

1:00 pm13:00

MIAMI, FL: Miami Book Fair

  • Miami Dade College

Change and Second Chances:  a reading with Jane Hamilton, author of The Excellent Lombards, and Joyce Maynard, author of Under the Influence

11:00 am11:00

MIAMI, FL: Miami Book Fair

  • Miami Dade College

Indies First:  The Central Role of the Indie Bookstore in Lit Culture

a discussion with New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein and Amy Stewart, author of Girl Waits With Gun.

Nov 6

AUSTIN, TX: Texas Book Festival

  • State Capitol Extension

POWER LINES:   A discussion with Virginia Reeves, author of Work Like Any Other, moderated by Amanda Eyre Ward

Power assumes many forms: money, love, history, hate, family, greed. When power lies in electric and oil energy, the characters in Virginia Reeves and Jennifer Haigh’s new novels face moral ambiguities that complicate their relationships and their futures.

7:30 pm19:30

Philadelphia: Free Library

  • Free Library of Philadelphia

A reading and Q & A with Adam Briggle, author of A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking:  How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas