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Sunday, February 14 at 3 p.m.
A group of local poets read and perform at this event connected with the Hirshhorn's ongoing surrealist sculpture exhibit.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
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Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The relationship between artist Georgia O'Keeffe and photographer Alfred Stieglitz is examined and imagined in Tripp's new novel, Georgia. She discusses it with author and critic Bethanne Patrick.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m.
The author and journalist, who currently serves as chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, reflects on his career in his new memoir And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
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Wednesday, February 17 at 7 p.m.
The Concordia University professor discusses many of his popular books, including Never Trust a Thin Cook and other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capitol.
Georgetown Library -
3260 R St. NW
Free
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Wednesday, February 17 at 7 p.m.
The junior senator from New Jersey and former mayor of Newark reads from his book United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good and discusses his career with the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
$20–$45
Books
Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m.
The graphic novel illustrator discusses his career and his upcoming release, Samurai Rising, about a 12th century Japanese warrior.
Tenley-Friendship Library -
4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m.
On the 207th anniversary of his birth, a group of Lincoln scholars make the case for why the 16th president remains relevant and explain what we can continue to learn from his legacy.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m.
The author and journalist reads from Being Nixon, his examination of the maligned former president that attempts to uncomplicate the man known as "Tricky Dick."
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
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Friday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.
The actress, seen on Joan of Arcadia and in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, reads from her third book of poetry, Dark Sparkler.
Busboys and Poets Brookland -
625 Monroe St. NE
Free
Books
Friday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Female veterans read from their essays and short stories collected in the February 2016 issue of this journal published by the Veterans Writing Project.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m.
The author reads from her novel A Little Life, about four male friends coming of age, a finalist for the National Book Award.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free

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