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Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m.
In The Rainy Season, Messitt chronicles the lives of three different individuals living in South Africa as the country becomes further westernized.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, July 29 at 7 p.m.
McLain reimagines the personal life of Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west, in her latest novel, Circling the Sun.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m.
Hobbs, a celebrated fiction writer, investigates the life and death of his Yale roommate in his latest nonfiction work, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, August 2 at 7 p.m.
The author and storyteller brings his comedic tales of growing up gay in North Carolina to Wolf Trap.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$45

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