Upcoming Author Events

We are pleased to provide this listing of upcoming events featuring authors of recent Harvard University Press titles. This page is updated weekly and features events that are open to the public (though some may be ticketed). Contact an individual event’s host or sponsor to confirm details of time and location, or for additional information.

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Cover: As If: Idealization and Ideals, by Kwame Anthony Appiah, from Harvard University Press
Kwame Anthony Appiah

As If: Idealization and Ideals

Monday, October 9, 6:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, Labyrinth Books

122 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Cover: Life through Time and Space, by Wallace Arthur, illustrated by Stephen Arthur, from Harvard University Press
Wallace Arthur, illustrated by Stephen Arthur

Life through Time and Space

Tuesday, September 19, 8:00–11:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at the Kielder Observatory, Northumberland (stargazing to follow)

Black Fell, off Shilling Pot, Kielder NE48 1EJ, Northumberland, United Kingdom

Thursday, September 21, 6:00–7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Lit & Phil (Literary & Philosophy Society)

23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE, United Kingdom

Friday, September 22, 4:30–5:30 PM

Speaking at the Natural History Museum, London

Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom

Tuesday, October 3, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking at the Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway

University Road, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland

Wednesday, October 4, 8:00–9:00 PM

Speaking at the Irish Skeptics Society

Dublin, Ireland

Thursday, October 5, 6:00–8:00 PM

Panel discussion at the Dublin University Zoological Society

Dublin, Ireland

Cover: The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, by Mehrsa Baradaran, from Harvard University Press
Mehrsa Baradaran

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

Tuesday, October 3, 7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse

30 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201

Thursday, October 12, 6:30–7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Avid Bookshop

493 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

Saturday, November 11, 3:00–4:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress, by Elizabeth Bucar, from Harvard University Press
Elizabeth Bucar

Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress

Friday, November 3, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World, by Scott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter, with a foreword by Moselio Schaechter, from Harvard University Press
Scott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter, with a foreword by Moselio Schaechter

Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World

Sunday, October 1, 1:30–3:00 PM [Tickets]

Scott Chimileski presenting on “Invisible Life: Exploring the World through Microscopes,” Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard Science Center

1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

**This family event is appropriate for ages 5 and up.**

Thursday, October 19, 6:00 PM

Both authors speaking and signing, Harvard Museum of Natural History, in conjunction with the exhibition “World in a Drop: Photographic Explorations of Microbial Life” (running August 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018)

26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum, by James Delbourgo, from Harvard University Press
James Delbourgo

Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum

Thursday, October 26, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Professor Christopher L. Brown (signing to follow), Book Culture

536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination, by Brent Hayes Edwards, from Harvard University Press
Brent Hayes Edwards

Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination

Thursday, October 5, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

Cover: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, by Linda Greenhouse, from Harvard University Press
Linda Greenhouse

Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between

Friday, November 3, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sunday, November 5, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose Bookstore

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Wednesday, November 15, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Anna Quindlen (signing to follow), 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World, by Michael Ignatieff, from Harvard University Press
Michael Ignatieff

The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

Monday, September 25, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Live webcast event: watch at https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live or via Facebook or YouTube

Friday, September 29, 6:00–8:00 PM [Register]

Speaking at King’s College London, presented by the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law

SW1.18 (Somerset House East Wing), The Dickson Poon School of Law @ KCL, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

Cover: The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy, by Robin M. Jensen, from Harvard University Press
Robin M. Jensen

The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy

Tuesday, October 17, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality, by Jack Schneider, from Harvard University Press
Jack Schneider

Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality

Wednesday, September 20, 7:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide, by Cass R. Sunstein, from Harvard University Press
Cass R. Sunstein

Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide

Friday, October 20, 4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose Bookstore

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Thursday, October 26, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Concord Bookshop (part of the Concord Festival of Authors)

65 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

Wednesday, November 1, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Monday, November 6, 6:30–7:30 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Jeffrey Rosen (signing to follow), National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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