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Saturday, September 5 at 10 a.m.
More than 100 authors come together to read and sign copies of their books at the 15th annual festival celebrating all things literary.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center -
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.
The author, who spent decades acting on Sesame Street, discusses her new memoir, Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m.
The senior senator from Minnesota tells her life story in her new book, The Senator Next Door.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 8 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed novelist and essayist looks back on her early life in rural New York in her new memoir, The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m.
The author, a former Missouri state senator who was sent to prison for violating campaign finance laws, describes his year-long sentence in Mr. Smith Goes to Prison. He discusses his book with Martin Austermuhle of WAMU.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Feingold, an editor, and Kostovski, a translator, discuss Plamen Press' release of the English language version of the late Czech writer Hana Andronikova's novel The Sound of the Sundial.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
The author, the first female senator from Missouri, discusses her work and her new memoir, Plenty Ladylike, with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
$15–$40
Books
Wednesday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
The poet, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, reads from his new collection, Digest.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Chaney discusses As If!, her oral history of the movie Clueless, with WAMU producer Tayla Burney.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
The author, who won much acclaim for his novel The Orphan Master's Son, reads from his new story collection, Fortune Smiles, which follows characters dealing with unexpected events.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
The thought leader, known for her popular TED talks about shame and vulnerability, reads from her new book, Rising Strong: the Reckoning, the Rumble, the Revolution.

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