“One Book” Events (2021)

July and August 2021! One Book, Many Communities – Minor Detail by Adania Shibli One Book logo

Stay tuned for updates! If you are interested in hosting an event in your community, please contact us.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging volunteers to host events digitally. If you live in a region that is recovering from the pandemic and want to host an in-person event, keep in mind distancing and vaccination status to keep your participants safe. For digital events, the locations listed reflect the residence of the host, most of the participants, and/or the organization hosting the event. Be cognizant of the time zone as events will be hosted in many locations.

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  • July 15, 2021, 6:00 pm (CEST): Villa Aldini, Bologna, Italy (participants will be meeting outside; more about the venue here).
  • July 18, 2021, 12:00 pm (EDT): Conversation with writers Susan Muaddi Darraj and Sahar Mustafah at the Palestine Museum, Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA.
  • July 21, 2021, Brooklyn, New York, USA (private event).
  • July 28, 2021, Leeds, United Kingdom, 7:30 pm (BST): Hosted by the Leeds Lit Club. Email Sofia if you would like to attend (note: this book club is women-only).
  • August 12, 2021, 6:00 pm (EDT): Digital event in collaboration with the Independent Jewish Voices Canada campaign to #StopJNFCanada. Info and registration here, Facebook event here.
  • August 19, 2021, 6:00 pm (CDT), Woodland Pattern Book Center (in-person and virtual options), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Copies of Minor Detail can also be purchased from the Book Center here.
  • August 23, 2021, 6:00 pm (EDT): Digital book discussion event in collaboration with Independent Jewish Voices Canada. Info and registration here, Facebook event here.
  • September 24, 2021, 5-6 pm (CEST): Valvassori Peroni Library, Milan, Italy.
  • September 30, 2021, 8-9pm (EDT): Librarians and Archivists with Palestine Archives Working Group. Book discussion focused on archival issues. Register for the Zoom event here.