Events

September 16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for this special, ongoing reading series featuring students in the UVA MFA Creative Writing Program.

September 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Proal Heartwell and Bahlmann Abbot as they discuss the writing of Oliver La Farge and the music of his son, Peter.

September 18 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Sue Miller’s novel Monogamy.

September 24 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Rabih Alameddine’s new novel, The Wrong End of the Telescope.

October 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Fernando Valverde’s new poetry collection, America.

October 02 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Stephen Cushman’s new book, The Generals’ Civil War.

October 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at The Haven as we celebrate the release of Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s debut book, My Monticello.

October 09 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us and Tupelo Press as we celebrate the release of Lisa Hiton’s debut poetry collection, Afterfeast.

October 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Marijean Oldham’s new book, Secret Charlottesville.

October 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Caroline E. Janney’s book Ends of War.

October 30 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Catherine Baab-Muguira, author of Poe for Your Problems.

November 05 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Laura Kolbe’s debut poetry collection, Little Pharma.

November 06 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Lisa Russ Spaar’s new poetry collection, Madrigalia.

November 13 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Andrew D. Kaufman’s book The Gambler Wife.

February 25 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poets Chet’la Sebree and Kiki Petrosino.

April 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poets Nin Andrews and Amy Woolard.

September 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk and reading with Earl Swift, author of Across the Airless Wilds.

September 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Liza Nash Taylor’s novel In All Good Faith.

August 28 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Louise Erdrich’s novel The Night Watchman.

August 06 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the photography of Tori Purcell.

July 24 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Marilynne Robinson’s novel Jack.

June 26 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Lily King’s novel Writers & Lovers.

June 01 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Zadie Smith’s novel On Beauty.

May 22 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Julia Alvarez’s novel Afterlife.

May 04 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of C’ville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Malcolm Gladwell’s book Talking to Strangers.

April 24 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Douglas Stuart’s novel, Shuggie Bain.

April 24 9:30am - 5:00pm

Shop local and support your community bookstore on National Independent Bookstore Day!

April 06 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of C’ville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss V. E. Schwab’s novel The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue.

March 26 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Bestselling authors John Grisham and Ian Rankin will discuss their new books.

March 26 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The third annual Carol Troxell Reader, Cara Black, will read from her latest book.

March 25 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Ayad Akhtar will discuss his bestselling novel Homeland Elegies.

March 25 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for the SELC’s celebration of the Reed Award for Environmental Writing, featuring Lulu Miller.

March 24 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Bill Clegg, Zeyn Joukhadar, and Zak Salih will discuss their new novels.

March 22 7:00pm - 7:45pm

John Lanchester and Te-Ping Chen will discuss their new collections of short stories.

March 21 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Poets Luisa A. Igloria and Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley will read from and discuss their work.

March 21 11:00am - 1:30pm

The Links presents its 17th annual Celebration of the African American Literary Tradition.

March 19 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Susan Abulhawa, Peace Adzo Medie, and Diane Zinna will discuss their new novels.

March 16 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson will discuss her work in conversation with UVA professor Lisa Woolfork.

March 16 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Jacqueline Woodson will discusses her new book for young readers, Before the Ever After.

March 13 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Rumaan Alam, Megha Majumdar, and Deesha Philyaw will discuss their award-winning fiction.

March 06 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Jenny Offill’s novel Weather.

March 02 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Imbolo Mbue’s novel Behold the Dreamers.

February 06 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Kristina McMorris’s novel Sold on a Monday.

February 02 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Brit Bennett’s novel The Vanishing Half.

January 25 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Community MLK Celebration presents a virtual discussion of Dr. King’s book Where Do We Go from Here?

January 09 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Esi Edugyan’s novel Washington Black.

January 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Daniel James Brown’s book The Boys in the Boat.

December 09 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Join us for a Virginia Festival of the Book virtual event featuring author Matthew Desmond.

December 08 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Eowyn Ivey’s novel The Snow Child.

November 12 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a Shelf Life virtual event celebrating the paperback release of Leslie Jamison’s Make It Scream, Make It Burn.

November 10 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Tina Fey’s essay collection, Bossypants.

November 07 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Wallace Stegner’s novel Crossing to Safety.

October 25 9:00am - 11:59pm

Ethan Hawke and James McBride will discuss the Showtime adaptation of The Good Lord Bird.

October 23 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s new novel and Kiki Petrosino’s new poetry collection.

October 22 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Diane Rehm, director Joe Fab, and producer Diane Naughton will discuss the documentary When My Time Comes.

October 18 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Sue Eisenfeld’s new book, Wandering Dixie. A signing will follow.

October 06 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Jay Asher’s novel Thirteen Reasons Why.

October 03 10:15am - 11:45am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet virtually to discuss Ann Patchett’s novel The Dutch House.

September 27 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Please join us as we celebrate the release of Emily Astor’s book, Nancy Astor: A Life in Photographs.

September 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Michael Collier, and Jane Alison.

September 12 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a conversation with music historians Jack Carneal and Grace Elizabeth Hale.

September 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Alexis Schaitkin, who will be reading from her debut novel, Saint X.

September 09 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of More Truly and More Strange: 100 Contemporary American Self-Portrait Poems, edited by Lisa Russ Spaar.

September 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a multimedia book talk with New York Times-bestselling author Jennifer Ackerman.

September 01 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Ibram X. Kendi’s book How to Be an Antiracist.

August 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poet Elizabeth Hazen and writer Lesley Wheeler.

August 20 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Join us for a virtual book launch with author Liza Nash Taylor, who will be in conversation with author Francine Mathews.

August 15 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Hannah Barnaby’s books There’s Something About Sam and Monster and Boy.

August 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Dennis Proffitt and Drake Baer’s new book, Perception.

August 07 9:30am - 5:00pm

New Dominion is pleased to spotlight the art of Cat Denby for the months of August and September.

August 04 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Ruth Ware’s suspense novel The Turn of the Key.

July 25 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Marva Barnett’s book To Love Is to Act. A signing will follow.

July 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Kelli Jo Ford, who will be reading from her debut story collection, Crooked Hallelujah.

July 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a virtual book launch with author Sharon Harrigan, who will be in conversation with author Kristen-Paige Madonia.

July 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Katharine Schellman’s debut mystery novel, The Body in the Garden. A signing will follow.

July 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Alan Levinovitz’s new book, Natural. A signing will follow.

July 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Amor Towles’s novel Rules of Civility.

July 03 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Clement Gelly’s art show “Salvation, Mongolian Highway.”

June 02 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Fredrick Backman’s novel Britt-Marie Was Here.

May 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with author Elliot Ackerman, in conversation with author Christopher Tilghman.

May 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will discuss Cixin Liu’s science fiction novel The Three-Body Problem.

May 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with activist and journalist Shaun King at The Haven.

April 19 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Cecilia Muñoz, author and former adviser to President Barack Obama.

April 18 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Candice Ransom and Jamey Christoph, author and illustrator of Bones in the White House.

April 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Jordan Kisner, who will be reading from her debut essay collection, Thin Places.

April 09 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Diane Rehm: When My Time Comes – with Joe Fab at the Paramount

April 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with UVA MFA alumni Steve Bellin-Oka and Thomas Pierce.

April 04 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Gabrielle Zevin’s novel The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry.

April 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

March 14 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Katherine Vaz, Isabel Pavão, and Katherine McNamara share their artist’s e-book, The Heart Is a Drowning Object.

March 14 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for Storytime, held every Saturday at 11 AM! All ages welcome.

March 14 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Rachel Joyce’s novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

March 10 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening with National Book Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author James McBride at The Haven.

March 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

March 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Thomas Travisano, author of Love Unknown.

March 03 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Casey Cep’s nonfiction book, Furious Hours.

March 03 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Join us for a Meet & Greet with New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett.

February 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading in Spanish and English with renowned poet Fernando Valverde.

February 22 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Adam Johnson’s novel The Orphan Master’s Son.

February 21 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Jeffrey Thomson and Liza Nash Taylor.

February 21 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a multimedia event with world-renowned physicist and New York Times bestselling author Brian Greene at the Paramount Theater.

February 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with Taije Silverman, who will be reading from her translation of Giovanni Pascoli’s poems, Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli.

February 08 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of David Stanford Burr’s debut poetry collection, Ledger Domain. A signing will follow.

February 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

February 07 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of the e salon watercolorists for their winter show, A Tribute to Eloise.

February 04 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Rick Hodge’s novel To Follow Elephants.

February 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Amanda Swanson and Bill Haltom, authors of Full Court Press.

January 31 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry with Susannah Nevison and Christopher Kondrich.

January 26 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Charlotte Matthews’s memoir, Comes with Furniture and People.

January 25 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Elaine Bamford, author of A Cup of Loving Kindness.

January 18 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Karen Moulis and Cary Oliva, authors of ABCville.

January 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ellie White’s book, and for too long after.

January 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of James Cole’s chapbook, Crow, come home. A signing will follow.

January 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Jonathan Eig’s biography of Muhammad Ali, Ali: A Life.

January 04 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Andrew Sean Greer’s novel Less.