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Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m.
The author sets his first novel, The Sympathizer, in the last days before the collapse of Saigon and follows a group of upper-class Vietnamese refugees as they begin new lives in the U.S.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Historian Davis discusses and reads from his new work, The Hidden History of America at War.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
The author explores the reasons behind internment camps in his new chronicle Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
The former U.S. Senator from Maine and chair of the Walt Disney Company shares stories from his life in his new memoir, The Negotiator.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Visiting poet Hoffman and former Northern Virginia Community College professor Herrington read from their recent work at this gathering.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m.
A variety of novelists, including Eliza Factor and Stacy Wakefield, who have shared their work with the Brooklyn-based publishing company read at this gathering.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m.
The acclaimed journalist and short-story writer reads from her first novel, Washing the Dead, which focuses on a Jewish woman's crisis of family and faith.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, May 9 at 6 p.m.
The author and French scholar explains the romantic allure of Paris in A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m.
The author, a military spouse and mother of four active duty military officers, offers her advice to others in similar situations in Be Safe, Love Mom: A Military Mom's Stories of Courage, Comfort, and Surviving Life on the Homefront.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
The Egyptian-American journalist reads from her latest examination of Middle East policy, Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Romance novelist Robuck reads from her latest work, The House of Hawthorne.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
The award-winning media critic and host explains how the first year of the 1920s came to define the decade in 1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.
The two historians and Civil War scholars read from their new books, Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion and The War That Forged a Nation: Why The Civil War Still Matters.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Albee explains fashion to children in her new volume, Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History .
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m.
The author chronicles various recent violations of free speech in Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free

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