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Monday, March 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm EDT - 12:45 pm EDT

Virtual Event

O Wondrous World! Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil in Conversation [2021 Virginia Festival of the Book]

Authors Ross Gay (The Book of Delights) and Aimee Nezhukumatathil (World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments) discuss their new books, collected essays devoted to their appreciation of ordinary wonders of the world, rendering them extraordinary. Through short, lyrical essays, Gay and Nezhukumatathil fully explore their own places in the world and share what we can gain from being open to its joy and beauty.

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A recording of the live event will be available at

The Muse is proud to be a community partner for this event, which is presented as part of the 2021 Virginia Festival of the Book (March 13-26). For more information and the full festival schedule, visit The Virginia Festival of the Book is a program of Virginia Humanities.