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Monday, July 6 at 7 p.m.
The New Yorker literary critic reads from his latest book about the art of reading, The Nearest Thing to Life.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m.
A former Moscow bureau chief for the Washington Post, Hoffman tells the story of Adolf Tolkachev, one of the CIA's most successful informants in The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m.
The author imagines what international conflict will look like in 10 years in Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m.
The former president signs copies of his latest book, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, July 12 at 2 p.m.
Local author Coll reads from her latest novel, The Stager. Pollack, a poet who writes both short and narrative poems, reads from A Poverty of Words.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m.
Le Doux explains how the brain processes feelings of anxiety and nervousness in Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, July 19 at 2 p.m.
The short story authors read from their latest collections, Viral and The Wonder Garden.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, July 19 at 1 p.m.
The author considers how the decision in Roe v. Wade has changed the way we discuss abortion in After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, July 21 at 12 p.m.
Morris examines the impact of journalist Ethel L. Payne's career in the biography Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, The First Lady of the Black Press.
Free
Books
Wednesday, July 22 at 7 p.m.
The author of Wicked Georgetown and Wild Women of Washington, D.C. discusses some of the city's most notorious characters and signs copies of her books. She also reads on July 23 at 7 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Library.
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free

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