Hear from Bestselling Authors


We have partnered with Library Speakers Consortium to present Author Talks, which allow you to enjoy engaging online conversations with award-winning, best-selling authors. We will stream two or three online bestselling-author events per month. These are live events with interactive Q&A sessions where you can ask questions directly to the author.

Books and authors will cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more.

Learn more and register for the events at kdl.org/authortalks. You can also listen to recordings of past events.

Upcoming Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2:00 PM
Hear from prolific British American writer, journalist and consummate adventurer Simon Winchester as he discusses his book, The Professor and the Madman.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 4:00 PM
Enjoy an engaging online conversation with Pulitzer Prize finalist and PEN/Faulkner Award winner Hernan Diaz as he discusses his new novel, Trust.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00 PM
Bestselling author Dr. Aziz Gazipura, one of the world’s leading experts on social confidence, discusses how to stop being too nice and worrying about what others might think.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7:00 PM
Historical fiction writer Kate Quinn will discuss her newest release, The Diamond Eye, and her other works.

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