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Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it as a drug addict.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Mischel explains the keys to self-control in The Marshmallow Test. He discusses the book with David Brooks of the New York Times.
$12–$35
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
The Glass Cage: Automation and Us
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
Learn the history of one of the greatest traitors to infiltrate the American intelligence system from former CIA agent Mark A. Bradley in his new book, A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 12 p.m.
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus read from the work of Wallace Stevens at this celebration of his birth.
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 6:45 p.m.
Abbot chronicles the life of four undercover women and their roles in the Civil War in
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$20–$25
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 12 p.m.
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus read from the work of Wallace Stevens to celebrate Stevens' birthday.
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
The Betrayers
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Me & Dog
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, October 3 at 12 p.m.
You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Mystery author and former White House correspondent DeDakis reads from his latest novel, Troubled Water.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
Authors Richmond and Talley read from their new young adult books at this celebration and discussion.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Sunday, October 5 at 3 p.m.
Mockingbird, The Badger Knight
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Sunday, October 5 at 5 p.m.
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, October 5 at 1 p.m.
A Cup of Water Under My Bed
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free

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