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Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
In Neverhome, Hunt tells the story of a woman who abandons her family to fight for the Union Army in the Civil War.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 9 p.m.
Acclaimed poet Matam celebrates the release of his new book, The Heart of a Comet, at this reading, book signing, and dinner party.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
$5
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Readers mark the 125th anniversary of Poet Lore, America's oldest poetry magazine, with this celebration featuring appearances by Terrance Hayes, Linda Pastan, and Traci Brimhall.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, September 15 at 12 p.m.
Historian Todd Brewster chronicles the six tumultuous months during which President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in Lincoln’s Gamble: How the Emancipation Proclamation Changed the Course of the Civil War. He also reads Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m.
Married authors and illustrators Telgemeier and Roman discuss and sign copies of their recent works.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
Local authors Gourgey, Duffy, Rains, and Jacobson discuss writing in the D.C. area and read from their novels.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 12 p.m.
So We Read On: How, Came to Be and Why It Endures
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

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