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Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Dr. Fry-Revere, the ethics consultant for the Washington Regional Transplant Community’s Organ and Tissue Advisory Committee, reads from The Kidney Sellers, her account of the organ trade in Iran.
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
The author of eight poem collections and the guidebook How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry speaks about his career and writing process.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Hollow World
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Understanding Tahrir Square: What Transitions Elsewhere Can Teach Us About the Prospects for Arab Democracy
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 12 p.m.
Talking to Terrorists, The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
She Is Not Invisible
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.
African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C.: Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation’s Capital
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
The poet reads from and discusses her work.
Alliance Française de Washington -
2142 Wyoming Ave. NW
$10
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
The Sportswriter, PBS NewsHour
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
Cronin shares from her memoir.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
You Are Not Special ...and Other Encouragements
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m.
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons, and Love Affairs
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The Life and Times of Richard Musto
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
Triumph of the Waterwitch, Lifeline as a Skyscraper
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
Books
Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m.
New York Times, Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
Catching the Catfishers: Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators, and Perpetrators
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m.
The flash fiction publisher celebrates its decade-long existence with readings from six contributors.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
A Hope in the Unseen, Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 11 a.m.
The Anxiety Cure for Kids: A Guide for Parents and Children
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m.
Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m.
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons, and Love Affairs
Southwest Library -
900 Wesley Place SW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Brewer shares poems from her latest collection, After Words, while Morrison reads from her memoir Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, April 27 at 1 p.m.
Down to the Last Pitch
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 27 at 5 p.m.
So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Boston Globe, Long Mile Home
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
My Accidental Jihad, Reading Lolita in Tehran
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Reply All...And Other Ways to Tank Your Career
Free
Books
Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community is Changing the World
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, April 29 at 9 a.m. and Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Students from around the nation recite favorite poems and a national champion is crowned at this annual competition.
Free
Books
Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Down to the Last Pitch
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$10–$25.99
Books
Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Boston Globe, American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 12 p.m.
The Argentine Triangle
Barnes & Noble Downtown -
555 12th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 6 p.m.
The New Republic, New York Times, New York Times, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America's Gilded Capital
$14–$24
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m.
The author shares her story "Tia Isa Wants a Car."
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Christopher Merrill discusses contemporary Burmese poetry and reads from the work of Burmese poet Tim Moe.
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m.
What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?
Free

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