If one of your resolutions is to read more books, you are in luck! January’s literary scene offers events to satisfy any reader’s taste. There’s a mix of virtual and in-person events, depending on your risk tolerance and preference during these uncertain COVID-19 times.
For hardcore nonfiction enthusiasts, Third Place Books will virtually host Emily Levesque, astronomy professor from the University of Washington, to talk about her book The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy’s Vanishing Explorers on January 5th. In The Last Stargazers , Levesque gives an account of modern astronomy writing about the mind-bogglingly powerful telescopes and the people that operate them, as well as how computers and coding have expanded what we can learn about space.