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Books
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
Compulsion, Made for You
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 2 p.m.
The Black Panthers: A Story of Race, War, and Courage—The 761st Tank Battalion in World War II
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
Ghosts of Georgetown
Southwest Library -
900 Wesley Place SW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Cosby: His Life and Times
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 3 p.m.
Blue Lily, Lily Blue
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 6 p.m.
New York Times, More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m.
Pandora's DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science, and One Family Tree
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
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
Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m.
Fire on the Bayou, Run, Don’t Walk
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 5 p.m.
Lila
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 1 p.m.
Chicago Tribune, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Ghosts of Georgetown
Northeast Library -
330 7th St. NE
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Compulsion, The Dating Game, Death Sworn, Sweet Reckoning, Forbidden, Wicked Lovely
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
New York Times, Yahoo News, All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 9 a.m.
My Story
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
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
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Compulsion, Sweet Evil, Forbidden, Cahill Witch Chronicles
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.
On the Road with Janis Joplin
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
Wednesday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Cairo in White
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
The Nation, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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
Thursday, October 30 at 12 p.m.
Founder’s Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m.
Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free

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