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Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m.
The author, known for his fictional accounts of the lives of American icons like Alfred Kinsey and Frank Lloyd Wright, discusses his career and his new novel, The Harder They Come.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Friday, March 27 at 12 p.m.
The East Berlin-born author discusses her work and reads from her latest novel, The End of Days, with an audience at the Library of Congress.
Free
Books
Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m.
The author describes how the people and city of Paris responded to the Nazi invasion during World War II in his new book, When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940–1944.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m.
Local author Harper reads from his short story collection, Daydreamers, a series of vignettes about young men.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, March 28 at 6 p.m.
In B & Me, the author pays tribute to Nicholson Baker and the joy of reading.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Americans' first visits to the Mediterranean and Egypt are chronicled in Oliver's latest work, American Travelers on the Nile: Early US Visitors to Egypt, 1774–1839.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m.
The religion scholar and former Georgetown University provost examines the fall of polytheism and the origins of Christianity in Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m.
Join the authors for a discussion of spirituality. Miller examines the adoption of two faiths in Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family. Arbuthnot reads poems from her collection Spirit Hovering.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m.
The author, a former president of the American Psychiatric Association, chronicles the evolution of his field and calls for an end to the stigmatization of mental illness in Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, March 29 at 1 p.m.
The authors explain which new technological advances are worth worrying about in The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones–Confronting a New Age of Threat.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free

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