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Sunday, November 23 at 2 p.m.
My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Sunday, November 23 at 2 p.m.
Day Unto Day, When Rain Hurts
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, November 23 at 1 p.m.
Thrown
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, November 23 at 5 p.m.
The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
Talks
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
$24
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
Foreign Policy, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m.
The Remedy for Love
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, November 30 at 1 p.m.
The author reads and signs copies of Betrayed, the 13th volume in her Rosato & Associates series.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Monday, December 1 at 7 p.m.
In Collecting Shakespeare, the author chronicles the lives of Henry and Emily Folger, the New York couple who accumulated much of the Bard's work and later founded the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m.
George Mason University professor Kashdan explains why positivity cannot fully transform your life in The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment.
Busboys & Poets Shirlington -
4251 South Campbell Ave., Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
The scholar provides an explanation of Shakespeare's sonnets in his new volume, Ideas of Order.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$10–$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
Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The author reads from A Broken Hallelujah: Rock & Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen, his new biography of the legendary singer.
$10–$12
Books
Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Krause, a visiting fellow at the National Gallery of Art, discusses medieval tournament books, which chronicled these elaborate festivals, and highlights Freydal, a book made specifically for Emperor Maximilian I.
Austrian Cultural Forum -
3524 International Court NW
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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