Lee County Library System Online Author Events

Each month we feature bestselling, award-winning, and highly acclaimed authors from around the world. These featured writers and thought leaders cover a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres. Participants have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with the author. All presentations are available on demand after the live event. Registration is required.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium. Made possible through the generous funding from the following organizations:

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Upcoming Speakers

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A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez
New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming and Anita de Monte Laughs Last
Wednesday, April 17th at 8:00 PM EDT
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Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with Douglas Brunt
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel and Ghosts of Manhattan
Wednesday, May 1st at 3:00 PM EDT
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A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere: Author Talk w/ Nina Simon
New York Times Bestselling Author and Reese’s Book Club Pick - Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 PM EDT
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Past Event Recordings

Image for From Murder to Atonement–Confronting My Son’s Killer with Diane Foley & Colum McCann ** (Recording Expires July 9, 2024) ** webinar

From Murder to Atonement–Confronting My Son’s Killer with Diane Foley & Colum McCann ** (Recording Expires July 9, 2024) **
McCann, author of the award-winning and bestselling books Apeirogon, Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic
Tuesday, April 9th at 2:00 PM EDT

Image for The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us–A Sweeping History of Food and Culture with Smithsonian Curator Paula J. Johnson webinar

The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us–A Sweeping History of Food and Culture with Smithsonian Curator Paula J. Johnson
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Tuesday, April 2nd at 2:00 PM EDT

Image for On Retelling Greek Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with Madeline Miller webinar

On Retelling Greek Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with Madeline Miller
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Song of Achilles and Circe
Thursday, March 21st at 7:00 PM EDT

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