Smith, Ottolenghi and Moran to appear at Penguin Live virtual events

Smith, Ottolenghi and Moran to appear at Penguin Live virtual events

Penguin has announced a series of virtual, live events featuring guests including Zadie Smith, Yotam Ottolenghi, Caitlin Moran and Jeremiah Emmanuel. 

The events will be produced by Penguin Live, the publisher's virtual events and tours arm, and will host authors discussing their recently published works. 

Smith will discuss the "new unfamiliar world" that has emerged post-pandemic, coinciding with the publication date of her essay collection, Intimations (Penguin) on 6th August.

Activist, entrepreneur and former deputy young mayor of Lambeth and member of the UK Youth Parliament Jeremiah Emmanuel will be celebrating the publication of Dreaming in a Nightmare (Merky), at an event hosted by Nicole Crentsil. He will discuss life progression "in a world that holds you back", with model and actor Eunice Olumide on 19th August.

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi and recipe developer Ixta Belfrage will talk to author and journalist Felicity Cloake about their new book, Flavour (Ebury), which is the third instalment in Ottolenghi’s Plenty series. The event will take place on 1st September, in partnership with Guardian Live.

On 3rd September, author and journalist Caitlin Moran’s More Than a Woman (Ebury), is launching with a live online show, in which she will address "how bloody hard it is to be a middle-aged woman in a world that still doesn't know how to load the dishwasher properly, and keeps ruining all the good knives and pans". 

Author of The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places (Transworld) Neil Oliver will explore  the "wisdom inherited from our ancestors" as he examines the life and culture or previous civilisations, and their significance today. The event will be live on 15th September.

Alexander Armstrong will interview his fellow "Pointless" presenter Richard Osman about his new novel, The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) on 2nd September.

LBC broadcaster James O’Brien will be discussing his new book, How Not to Be Wrong (W H Allen), on 22nd October.

Tickets for all events are available on Penguin's website