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: Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist, by Laura Beers, from Harvard University Press
Laura Beers

Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist

Monday, February 22 – Saturday, February 27, 2017 (Date/Time TBD)

Speaking at the Space for Thought Literary Festival, London School of Economics & Political Science

Location TBD, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

June 9–17, 2017 (Date/Time TBD)

Speaking at the Derby Book Festival

Location TBD, Derby City Centre, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Cover: War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft, by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris, from Harvard University Press
Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

January 19–23, 2017

Robert Blackwill speaking and signing, Jaipur Literary Festival

Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Cover: The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel, by Steven Fine, from Harvard University Press
Steven Fine

The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel

Thursday, December 15, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Cover: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China, by Julian Gewirtz, from Harvard University Press
Julian Gewirtz

Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China

Friday, February 3, 2017, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, by Paulo Lemos Horta, from Harvard University Press
Paulo Lemos Horta

Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights

January 19–23, 2017

Speaking and signing, Jaipur Literary Festival

Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, by Jonathan Lear, from Harvard University Press
Jonathan Lear

Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 6:00–7:30 PM [RSVP]

In conversation with Martha Nussbaum (signing to follow), Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Democracy: A Case Study, by David A. Moss, from Harvard University Press
David A. Moss

Democracy: A Case Study

Monday, January 30, 2017, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, by Viet Thanh Nguyen, from Harvard University Press
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:00 PM [Register]

Reading (from both Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer), University of California, Irvine

Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30–9:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Newport Beach Public Library

Friends Meeting Room, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Monday, March 13, 2017, Time TBD

Interviewing poet and essayist Ocean Vuong, Los Angeles Public Library

Location TBD, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with author Elif Batuman, author of The Idiot, 92nd Street Y

Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston, Lannan Foundation

Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Cover: Unflattening, by Nick Sousanis, from Harvard University Press
Nick Sousanis

Unflattening

Friday, December 9, 12:00–1:30 PM [RSVP]

Speaking at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Room 500, Annenberg School, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cover: Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, by Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker, from Harvard University Press
Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker

Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

Friday, December 15, 1:15–2:15 PM

Panel discussion, “The Death Penalty and the Constitution,” featuring Carol and Jordan Steiker and John Bessler, editor of Stephen Breyer’s Against the Death Penalty, Bill of Rights Day Book Festival at the National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 5:00 PM

In conversation with Bernard Harcourt, Book Culture

Branch location TBD, New York, NY

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