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Tuesday, October 21 at 12:30 p.m.
The Man Who Killed Kennedy, Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon
Barnes & Noble Downtown -
555 12th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
The Man Who Killed Kennedy, Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Washington Post, S Street Rising
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey Into the Heart of Russia
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
Wednesday, October 22 at 4:30 p.m.
The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism
The Aspen Institute -
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 700
Free
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
Talks
Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
Thursday, October 23 at 12 p.m.
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 12 p.m.
Forever Vietnam: How a Divisive War Changed American Public Memory
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Wait for Signs
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Tracks, Inside Tracks
$24
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
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
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Ghosts of Georgetown
Northeast Library -
330 7th St. NE
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
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
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

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