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Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m.
Local author McCray offers leadership tips for individuals working in diverse environments in her new book, How to Swim with the Sharks.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 5 p.m.
Campbell reads from his new thriller about a war between China and Taiwan and the U.S. Navy fleets that have to intervene and save the world from complete chaos.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m.
WWE star Michaels shares stories from his career and relates them to his search for faith in Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Booker chronicles the life of pioneering journalist Alice Dunnigan in her biography Alone Atop the Hill.
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
$13.95–$22.95
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m.
Local authors Butts and Arnebeck examine the impact of African Americans on D.C. in the 19th century in their books African-American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War and Slave Labor in the Capital: Building Washington's Iconic Federal Landmarks.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Poets Couturier, Rees, and Martin read from their latest collections, which all deal with themes of nature and living creatures.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, February 28 at 6 p.m.
The White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks since 1997, Ryan examines how racial politics have changed in her memoir The Presidency in Black and White.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, March 1 at 7 p.m.
10 female authors read from their favorite pieces of crime fiction at this celebration of the noir genre.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m.
Stark explores the heredity of breast cancer in Pandora's DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science, and One Family Tree. Goodrich reads from his latest poetry collection, No Texting at the Dinner Table.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, March 1 at 5 p.m.
Two-time Pulitzer winner Graham shares poems written over the course of her career in her new anthology, From the New World: Poems 1976–2014.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, March 1 at 8 p.m.
Local literary magazine Barrelhouse welcomes readers Halle Butler and Susan Hope Lanier from Chicago’s Curbside Splendor and Mark Cugini and Madeline ffitch, who will represent Atlanta's Publishing Genius.
Petworth Citizen -
829 Upshur St. NW
Free

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