Rachelle Bergstein

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
600 I St. NW, Washington, DC
(202) 408-3100
In Women from the Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes and How They Define Us, the author provides a social history of women's footwear, especially such pop-culture touchstones as Dorothy's ruby slippers and Carrie Bradshaw's Manolo Blahniks.

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Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
The author of Fight Club, Choke, and Survivor reads from his fist collection of short stories, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread.
Wednesday, June 3 at 7 p.m.
Petri, a columnist and blogger for the Washington Post's opinion section, reads from her first collection of essays, A Field Guide to Awkward Silences, and discusses her work with the Post's Alyssa Rosenberg.
Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m.
The author of everyone's favorite guide to adolescence returns with a new book for adults, In the Unlikely Event. Blume discusses her work with NPR's Linda Holmes.
Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.
The French-born Buddhist monk advocates for selflessness in Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World.
Sunday, June 14 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 20 at 8 p.m.

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