Events at the Strand

Events at the Strand


It could be hilarious, it could be heartwarming, or it could be truly moving. In any case, it will be a night to remember. Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening of engaging conversation featuring some of today's cultural icons and yesterday's classics surrounded by beautiful books (and book lovers!).

In order to attend most events, we ask that you buy the book or purchase a gift card (that never expires).If you’re unable to make it, you can purchase a pre-signed copy of the book at hand.

For questions regarding events, please email If you're looking to book an event, please see our event submission guidelines.


Calendar List


PEN Out Loud: Viet Thanh Nguyen + Maaza Mengiste + Lev Golinkin

Friday April 26: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A discussion on the nature of being a refugee from the perspective of two lauded authors.

Ian McEwan: Machines Like Me (with John Grisham)

Monday April 29: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The best-selling and award-winning author has a new book!

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.

Bhaskar Sunkara: The Socialist Manifesto with Amber Frost

Tuesday April 30: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The political writer and publisher of Jacobin Magazine launches his new book! To be filmed by CSPAN's Book TV.

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.