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: Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr., by Jeffrey L. Amestoy, from Harvard University Press
Jeffrey L. Amestoy

Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Thursday, September 17, 7:30 PM

Talk and signing, Eagle Harbor Book Co.

157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Wednesday, September 23, Time TBD

Lecture at the Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Wednesday, October 7, 7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Porter Square Books

25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

Cover: Inequality: What Can Be Done?, by Anthony B. Atkinson, from Harvard University Press
Anthony B. Atkinson

Inequality: What Can Be Done?

Saturday, October 17, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Panel discussion, “Solving Inequality: Bridging the Equality Gap,” Cheltenham Festivals at Warwick

Warwick Arts Centre Theatre, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom

Wednesday, October 28, Time TBD

Public lecture, Centre for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen

Schifferstraße 196, 47059 Duisburg, Germany

Cover: Northanger Abbey: An Annotated Edition, by Jane Austen, edited by Susan J. Wolfson, from Harvard University Press
Jane Austen, edited by Susan J. Wolfson

Northanger Abbey: An Annotated Edition

Sunday, September 27, 1:00–3:00 PM

Editor Susan Wolfson speaking and signing at the Burlington Book Festival

Champlain College, Burlington, VT

Cover: How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy, by Mehrsa Baradaran, from Harvard University Press
Mehrsa Baradaran

How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 PM

Conversation with Columbia Law Professor Kathryn Judge and Zephyr Teachout (author of Corruption in America), Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

Tuesday, November 3, 6:30 PM

Talk and signing, Kramerbooks

1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Cover: How to Do Things with Pornography, by Nancy Bauer, from Harvard University Press
Nancy Bauer

How to Do Things with Pornography

Saturday, October 24, Time TBD

Moderator, panel discussion featuring novelist Lauren Holmes (Barbara the Slut and Other People), novelist Dylan Landis (Rainey Royal), and journalist Rachel Hills (The Sex Myth), Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116

Cover: Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, by Mary Sarah Bilder, from Harvard University Press
Mary Sarah Bilder

Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention

Tuesday, December 15, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bill of Rights Day Book Festival, National Constitution Center

Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cover: The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It, by Leonard Cassuto, from Harvard University Press
Leonard Cassuto

The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It

Friday, September 11, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sunday, October 11, 4:00 PM

Conversation with Andrew Delbanco and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

Cover: London Fog: The Biography, by Christine L. Corton, from Harvard University Press
Christine L. Corton

London Fog: The Biography

Monday, November 16, 6:30–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Heffers Bookshop

20 Trinity Street, City Centre, Cambridge CB2 1TY, United Kingdom

Cover: A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War, by Leila Tarazi Fawaz, from Harvard University Press
Leila Tarazi Fawaz

A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War

Monday, September 21, Time TBD

Lecture and signing, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Fifth Floor, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Cover: Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, by Michael Javen Fortner, from Harvard University Press
Michael Javen Fortner

Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: Makers of Modern Asia, edited by Ramachandra Guha, from Harvard University Press
Edited by Ramachandra Guha

Makers of Modern Asia

Thursday, September 3, 4:30–6:00

Lecture at the Institute for Public Policy Research, London

IPPR, 4th Floor, 14 Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6DF, United Kingdom

Cover: Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age, by Bernard E. Harcourt, from Harvard University Press
Bernard E. Harcourt

Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age

Monday, November 9, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice, by Barak Kushner, from Harvard University Press
Barak Kushner

Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice

Monday, October 5, Time TBD

Conversation with Rana Mitter and signing, Victory Services Club

Carisbrooke Hall, 63–79 Seymour Street, London W2 2HF, United Kingdom

Cover: Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations, by Greil Marcus, from Harvard University Press
Greil Marcus

Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations

Thursday, October 22, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Albertine Bookstore

972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10075

Cover: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, from Harvard University Press
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Friday, October 23, 1:15 PM

Arrow Lecture, Stanford University (sponsored by the Department of Political Science)

Location TBD, Stanford, CA 94305

Cover: The Annotated Poe, by Edgar Allan Poe, with an Introduction and notes by Kevin J. Hayes, and Foreword by William Giraldi, from Harvard University Press
Edgar Allan Poe, with an Introduction and notes by Kevin J. Hayes, and Foreword by William Giraldi

The Annotated Poe

Friday, October 30, 8:00 PM ($5.00 admission; doors at 7:30 PM)

Edgar Allan Poe–themed Halloween party (costumes encouraged) sponsored by Harvard Book Store, featuring readings by horror author and Poe fan William Giraldi and a Poe lookalike contest

Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Cover: The Rise of the Right to Know: Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945–1975, by Michael Schudson, from Harvard University Press
Michael Schudson

The Rise of the Right to Know: Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945–1975

Thursday, November 5, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

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

Unflattening

Sunday, September 20, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cover: Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, by Zephyr Teachout, from Harvard University Press
Zephyr Teachout

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 PM

Conversation with Columbia Law Professor Kathryn Judge and Mehrsa Baradaran (author of How the Other Half Banks), Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty [book cover image design]