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Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Cambridge economist Chang explains his field to new audiences with his recent book, Economics: The User’s Guide.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
The author discusses his book Lorton Legends, based on stories from the now-shuttered Lorton Correctional Complex in Virginia.
Rosedale Library -
1701 Gales St. NE
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Indian-American author Ahmad reads from The Last Taxi Ride, while Delhi-born, Virginia-based author Bhide discusses her short story contained in the collection Singapore Noir.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates discusses her latest story collection, Lovely, Dark, Deep, with local author and Washington City Paper contributor Louis Bayard.
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Brooks conjures the Old West in his new novel, Painted Horses.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 12 p.m.
America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sept. 11—Sept. 18
Dozens of authors from around the nation speak and sign copies of their books at this annual festival sponsored and hosted by George Mason University.
George Mason University -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m.
The celebrated author and illustrator discusses her latest picture book, The Farmer and the Clown.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Author and activist Klein reads from her newest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate .
$12–$40
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Waters discusses her new novel, The Paying Guests, with fellow writer Sarah Blake.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 3 p.m.
Author and activist Klein signs copies of her newest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate .
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m.
Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m.
Authors McCutheon and Mark discuss the latest political jargon in Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes. The pair also appears Sept. 13 at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 1 p.m.
Martin profiles the regulars at New York's Pfaff's Saloon, including Walt Whitman and Edwin Booth, in
Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians
.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Comer describes her husband's descent into Alzheimer's Disease in Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
The celebrated journalist chronicles her marriage to longtime New York district attorney Robert Morgenthau in Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Former CNN journalist Whitaker profiles comedian Bill Cosby in his new biography, Cosby: His Life and Times.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m.
Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
Authors Sisson and Hartmann discuss and sign copies of their latest historical chronicle, The American Revolution of 1800: How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Faction—and What This Means Today.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
Journalist Whittle discusses the impact of drones in Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
In Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul, White chronicles the city's development under Ataturk's government.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Former Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.
The Man Who Got Away, The Mandate of Heaven, The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
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Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed young adult author Rowell discusses her latest novel, Landline, which tells the story of a woman who finds her marriage in crisis and how she decides to fix it.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Romance author Marr reads and signs copies of her latest work, The Beautiful Ashes.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Local science fiction artist Bill Gourgey reads and signs copies of his new novel, Glide.
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
OKCupid co-founder Rudder explains how data can help us understand human nature in his new book, Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking).
$14–$28
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
The director of the Columbia Astrobiology Center reads and sings copies of his new book, The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Mortal Danger, The Vault of Dreamers, The Winner’s Curse
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Film
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 12 p.m.
Celebrated journalist James Conaway reads and signs copies of his new book The Forgotten Fifties: Americas Decade from the Archives of LOOK Magazine.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Whiston-Donaldson reads from Rare Bird, her new memoir about losing her son and finding the strength to keep going.
Patrick Henry Library -
101 Maple Ave., East Vienna
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, uses his plentiful experience to explain how to create a new company in Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.
$15–$40
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Landis reads from and discusses her novel Rainey Royal, which is told in 14 different narratives.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 6:45 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson historian Looney discusses the letters of the third president at this discussion and signing.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$30–$42
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Author and civil rights organizer Charles Cobb explains the role of firearms in the Civil Rights Movement in This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 4 p.m.
The author reads from her new graphic novel, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid. Bell also appears at 10:30 a.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Stapley reads and signs copies of her new novel, Mating for Life, while Close discusses the themes of early adulthood and friendship in her new book, Girls in White Dresses.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The author reads from her new graphic memoir, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
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Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Newly named poet laureate Wright reads from his work at this event that kicks off the Library of Congress' fall literary season.
Free
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Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Radio and television host Smiley discusses and signs copies of his new book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$27
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Free
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Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Law of Desire
Free
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Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Grumat joins his co-authors Sen. Bob Dole and Sen. Tom Daschle to discuss their book City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed television and radio host chronicles Martin Luther King's last year of life in Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m.
The author discusses The Distance Between Us, her memoir of crossing the Mexican border into the United States that was selected as the title for the 2014 "One Maryland One Book" campaign.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 4 p.m.
Teen author Kristen Lippert-Martin reads from her latest psychological thriller, Tabula Rasa.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m.
Centreville High School teacher Harar reads from her newly published young adult novel Voices of the Sea.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m.
Both authors discuss their books that advocate for the reform of professional football at this reading and signing.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Naval investigates the city of her birth in City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
The author reads and signs copies of Acceptance, the final entry in his Southern Reach trilogy.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
The author describes the conflict and negotiation between Chevron and lawyer Steven Donziger in Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 28 at 5 p.m.
Wright chronicles the negotiations that led to the Camp David Accords of 1978 in Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David, a topic he also wrote about in his play, Camp David.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Dunn shares selections from his stark and elegant work.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, September 29 at 12 p.m.
Author Darman chronicles the political careers of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan in Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 29 at 9:30 a.m.
New York Times columnist Kristof discusses philanthropy and reads from his new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$28
Books
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Local journalist Fromartz chronicles his passion for breaking bread in In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey. He discusses his work with local baker Mark Furstenburg.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Bard discusses current events in the Middle East as they relate to his new tome, Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Acclaimed Irish author Donal Ryan reads from his latest novel, The Thing About December.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Schmidt, the CEO of Google, and Rosenberg, his advisor, give readers an inside look at the company in How Google Works.
$17–$40
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Former Newsweek reporter Darman discusses the work of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan in Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it as a drug addict.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Mischel explains the keys to self-control in The Marshmallow Test. He discusses the book with David Brooks of the New York Times.
$12–$35
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
Learn the history of one of the greatest traitors to infiltrate the American intelligence system from former CIA agent Mark A. Bradley in his new book, A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 12 p.m.
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus read from the work of Wallace Stevens at this celebration of his birth.
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 6:45 p.m.
Abbot chronicles the life of four undercover women and their roles in the Civil War in
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$20–$25
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Mystery author and former White House correspondent DeDakis reads from his latest novel, Troubled Water.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
Authors Richmond and Talley read from their new young adult books at this celebration and discussion.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Garcia reads from Unmarked, the sequel to her New York Times bestseller Unbreakable.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Former poet laureate Pinsky reads from his new, bilingual poetry collection Ginza Samba: Selected Poems and discusses their transition into Spanish with translator Luis Alberto Ambroggio.
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Foer, editor of The New Republic, and Wieseltier, the magazine's literary editor, celebrate the publication's centennial with a discussion of the anthology Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America.
$10–$18
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Hiaasen returns with Skink—No Surrender, another mystery starring Wild Skink, the one-eyed ex-governor who has appeared in six previous novels.
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Historian Larson reads from his new book he Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
The doctor and author discusses his latest book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.
$12–$35
Books
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Journalist Matt Bai chronicles the downfall of Sen. Gary Hart in All the Truth Is Out: Gary Hart and the Week Tabloid Politics Took Over.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed young adult author reads from his new activist thriller The Doubt Factory, which explores how information can be distorted for monetary gain.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 13 at 11 a.m.
Patel reads from Princess Avni Gets her Beauty Sleep, her latest story about the little Indian princess who's loved for her inner and outer beauty.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
The creator of All in the Family and The Jeffersons discusses his memoir, Even This I Get to Experience.
$17–$30
Books
Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
The prolific author discusses her latest book, Leaving Time, which tells the story of a young woman who tries to unravel the mysterious death of her mother, a prominent elephant researcher.
$27–$30
Books
Wednesday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Martin, the acclaimed author of The Baby-Sitters Club books, shares from her new series, The Doll People.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
The noted activist and author discusses his new book, a collection of entries on African-American leaders including Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X, and Ida Wells-Barnett called Black Prophetic Fire.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$48–$68
Books
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The author provides advice to ladies in need in her latest book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Life Strategies You Need to Navigate Today's Challenges.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Author Ann Beattie moderates this discussion between Virginia Quarterly Review contributors and emerging literary talents Tope Folarin, Onyinhe Ihezukwu, Greg Jackson, and Brendan McKennedy.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation -
212 East Capitol St.
$15
Books
Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m.
Children's author Greenwald reads and signs copies of his latest book, Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Oct. 19—Oct. 29
Acclaimed authors including Meg Wolitzer, Gary Shteyngart, and Geraldine Brooks appear at this annual festival that celebrates Jewish literary culture.
$10–$50
Books
Monday, October 20 at 3 p.m.
Willens chronicles her experience as a Russian Jew living in communist China following the Second World War in Stateless in Shanghai.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Poets Matthea Harvey, Claudia Rankine, and Vijay Seshadri speak about the impact of independent publisher Graywolf Press on their careers at this anniversary celebration. Stephen Burt moderates the discussion.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation -
212 East Capitol St.
$15
Books
Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy shares his thoughts about another president in Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon. Stone also reads Oct. 21 at 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Downtown, 555 12th St. NW and Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed novelist and essayist shares experiences from her life as a writer at this event presented as part of the "Arlington Reads" program.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
The author of War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love discusses her work with The Atlantic's James Fallows.
$12–$26
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 6 p.m.
The acclaimed chef discusses the recipes in his latest cookbook, America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers.
$42
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Baer reads and signs copies of his latest book, The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins.
$14–$28
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed children's book author Medina reads from her books at this celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrated journalist Frankel reads from her new book that celebrates man's best friend, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$26
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m.
Biographer Valerie Ogden reads from her recent book Bluebeard: Brave Warrior, Brutal Psychopath and discusses this 15th century serial killer with readers.
Alliance Française de Washington -
2142 Wyoming Ave. NW
$10–$25
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 4 p.m.
Chinese-American author and MacArthur fellow Li reads from her work and discusses the state of Asian-American literature.
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
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
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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