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Books
Friday, October 31 at 7 p.m.
Washington Post, Isabella: The Warrior Queen
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 1 p.m.
The mother-daughter writing team share their latest teen novel, Little Dead Riding Hood.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?
Free
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 2:30 p.m.
All the Truth Is Out: Gary Hart and the Week Tabloid Politics Took Over
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 6 p.m.
By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 3:30 p.m.
Time, Hillary
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 1 p.m.
Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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Sunday, November 2 at 2 p.m.
History of the Body, Jellyfish Have Eyes
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, November 2 at 1 p.m.
Polly and Her Pigtails: An Age of Storytelling Book
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Sunday, November 2 at 1 p.m.
The End of Greatness: Why America Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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Sunday, November 2 at 5 p.m.
Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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Monday, November 3 at 7 p.m.
The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, November 3 at 6 p.m.
Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving
$12–$35
Books
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Poet August Kleinzahler discusses his work with Ron Charles of The Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Real Life Paleo: 175 Gluten-Free Recipes, Meal Ideas, and an Easy 3-Phased Approach to Lose Weight & Gain Health
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Napoleon: A Life
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 4 at 6 p.m.
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
$15–$40
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 12 p.m.
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
From Sea to Shining Sea, Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America's Fate
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
Waistcoats & Weaponry, Finishing School
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Downton Abbey, A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey: Seasonal Celebrations, Traditions, and Recipes
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, November 5 at 6 p.m.
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
$15–$35
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 12 p.m.
Burdens of a Great War: Health, Politics, and the Birth of the United States Veterans’ Hospital System
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Into the Go-Slow, Imagine This: Creating the Work You Love
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
The Beat of My Own Drum
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 6:45 p.m.
Dominique Ansel: The Secret Recipes
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$30
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
New York Times, The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University: Building a Legacy of Black History
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
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Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
The food blogger discusses her cookbook, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving, with Bonnie Benwick of the Washington Post.
$12–$35
Books
Monday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
The author and illustrator of tales like Jumanji and The Polar Express reads from his new book, The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 11 at 12 p.m.
The former Speaker of the House and his wife discuss their latest books on Veteran's Day: She reads From Sea to Shining Sea and he discusses Breakout.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Senator McCain spends Veterans Day sharing memories from his new book, Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$28
Books
Wednesday, November 12 at 7 p.m.
TV host Chris Matthews chronicles his time spent working under Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill in Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
$30–$42
Books
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
Bonner, a Buddhist thinker, encourages others to positively engage with the world in Inspiring Generosity.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed chef of several New York restaurants discusses his latest cookbook, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home.
$40–$50
Books
Nov. 14—Nov. 16
This year's fair focuses on prints and printmakers from around the nation. Featured exhibitors include Baltimore's Pellinore Press and Chinese artist Leilei Guo.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$10–$40
Books
Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize winners Geoffrey Brock and Heather McHugh read at this celebration.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, November 17 at 12 p.m.
Burns and Ward discuss The Roosevelts, a new film due to premiere on PBS this fall, and sign copies of the tie-in book.
The Willard InterContinental Hotel -
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$50–$100
Books
Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m.
Baldacci reads from and signs copies of his latest thriller, The Escape, which features Army special agent John Puller.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Saturday, November 22 at 3 p.m.
Acclaimed baker and cookbook author Dorie Greenspan shares new recipes in Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, Taiye Selasi, all writers of West African heritage, discuss their work and how their culture influences it at this reading sponsored by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Wednesday, December 3 at 7 p.m.
Reporter Wildman shares her journey across the world to seek out her grandfather's lost love in Paper Love.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Jones, Moore, and Wolff, all previous winners of the PEN/Malamud award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story, discuss the legacy of Bernard Malamud, the prolific author from which the award takes its name.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$25
Books
Monday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Physician and poet Campo reads his poems at this annual celebration of Emily Dickinson's birthday.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m.
The author discusses his book Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film.
$15–$32

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