Virtual Author Events

For a list of all upcoming virtual author events, go here. They are listed in chronological order. NOTE: the program times listed are Eastern Time.


Below are some of our recent author visits.

We invite you to support the author by purchasing a signed copy of their book from one of our local independent bookstores, Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach or Biblion in Lewes. Call-in orders are accepted or you can stop by the store to purchase a copy. For store hours, please visit their websites.

You also may borrow a copy of the book from the Delaware Library Catalog.


Susan Abulhawa | Against the Loveless World

Jennifer Ackerman | Birds by the Shore

John Archibald | Shaking the Gates of Hell

Neal Bascomb | Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best *

Anne Corley Baum | Small Mistakes, Big Consequences for Interviews

Rachel Beanland | Florence Adler Swims Forever

Susan Berfield | The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J. P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism *

Stacie Billis | Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner

L. Annette Binder | The Vanishing Sky

Ralph Blumenthal | The Believer

Marie Bostwick | The Restoration of Celia Fairchild

John O. Brennan | Undaunted

Candace Cameron Bure | Candace’s Playful Puppy

V.M. Burns | A Tourist’s Guide to Murder

Chasten Buttigieg | I Have Something to Tell You

Sean Carroll | The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself **

Zach Carter | The Price of Peace *

Casey Cep | Furious Hours *

Eric Cervini | The Deviant’s War *

Ellis Cose | The Short Life & Curious Death of Free Speech in America

Peter Cozzens | Tecumseh and the Prophet *

emily m. danforth | Plain Bad Heroines

Fiona Davis | The Lions of Fifth Avenue

Scott DeLisi and Jane Lillian Vance | The Ambassador’s Dog

Ellen Carol DuBois | Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote *

Fred Dylla | Scientific Journeys **

Janet Evanovich and Steve Hamilton | The Bounty

Pam Fessler | Carville’s Cure *

Angus Fletcher | Wonderworks

Esther Safran Foer | I Want You to Know We’re Still Here

Kelli Jo Ford | Crooked Hallelujah *

Brooke Lea Foster | Summer Darlings

Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. | Begin Again

Stanley Goldman | Left to the Mercy of a Rude Stream

Nancy Thorndike Greenspan | Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs

John Grisham | A Time for Mercy

Kristin Harmel | The Book of Lost Names

Kristy Woodson Harvey | Feels Like Falling and Under the Southern Sky

Robin Marantz Henig |The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics **

Madeleine Henry | The Love Proof

Eleanor Herman | Sex with Presidents *

Tony Hiss | Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth

Jonathan Horn | Washington’s End

Michael F. Jacobson | Salt Wars

Andrea J. Johnson | Poetic Justice

J. Chester Johnson | Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre and A Story of Reconciliation *

Sadeqa Johnson | Yellow Wife

Brian Jay Jones | Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination *

Jonathan Kaufman | The Last Kings of Shanghai

Bettye Kearse | The Other Madisons *

Lily King | Writers and Lovers

Rachel Kipp and Dan Shortridge | 100 Things to Do in Delaware Before You Die

Eben Kirksey | The Mutant Project

Keith Kopka | Count Four

Gina Rae La Cerva | Feasting Wild *

Erik Larson | The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz *

Amy Latta | Hand Lettering Off the Page

Meghan Leahy | Parenting Outside the Lines

Chris Lindsley | Land of Fun

Joan Lunden | Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation about Aging

Melissa M. Martin | Mosquito Supper Club

Joy McCullough & Sheyda Abvabi Best | Champ and Major

William McKeever | Emperors of the Deep

Susan Meissner | The Last Year of the War *

Donald L. Miller | Vicksburg *

Lynn C. Miller | The Unmasking

Mary Alice Monroe | On Ocean Boulevard

Charles Moore | The Black Market

Erin Mylroie | 101 Greatest Cookies on the Planet

TaraShea Nesbit | Beheld *

David Nicholls | Sweet Sorrow

Bradford Pearson | The Eagles of Heart Mountain

Kate Quinn | The Rose Code

Nathan Raab | The Hunt for History

Bryan Reardon | Let Her Lie

Rochelle Riley | That They Lived: African Americans Who Changed the World

Abbey Rodriguez and Jennifer Kurdyla | Root & Nourish

Carl Rollyson | The Life of William Faulkner: The Past is Never Dead (1897-1934) *

Gwen Romack | How To Train Your Hooman

Ed Ruggero | Blame the Dead * and Comes the War

Miguel Sancho | More Than You Can Handle

Abby Schneiderman, Adam Seifer and Gene Newman | In Case You Get Hit By a Bus

Christopher Shockey and Kirsten K. Shockey | The Big Book of Cidermaking

Francesca Serritella | Ghosts of Harvard

Sonia Shah | The Next Great Migration *

David Sibley | What It’s Like to Be A Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing

Ciarra Siller | Vegan Chocolate Treats

David J. Silverman | This Land Is Their Land *

Jonathan C. Slaght | Owls of the Eastern Ice

Timothy Jay Smith | Fire on the Island

Rodney A. Smolla | Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer

Gretchen Sorin | Driving While Black *

Alexander Starritt | We Germans

Christopher Swann | Never Turn Back

Nancy Thayer | Girls of Summer

Alex Tresniowski | The Rope

Laurence Tribe | American Constitutional Law | view video recording

Ellen Marie Wiseman | The Orphan Collector *

Jia Lynn Yang | One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924–1965 *

Robert Zaretsky | The Subversive Simone Weil


* this author was presented in partnership with the History Book Festival

** this author was presented as part of the library’s Science and Society – Making Sense of the World Around Us lecture series