Kate Alcott

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Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
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(202) 364-1919
Alcott's latest novel is The Daring Ladies of Lowell, the tale of a young woman who works in a Massachusetts mill and the mysterious man she falls in love with.

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Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
The activist and noted curmudgeon shares examples from a decade of unanswered correspondence in his latest volume, Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2003–2015.
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Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
When a young woman's body is discovered in a lake, her family must patch together a story. Ng's debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, shows how their seemingly close relationship winds up unraveling due to stress and secrets.
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Saturday, May 30 at 3:30 p.m.
The author relies on her experience as an educator and ethicist to explain our moral obligation to the 2.6 million returning home in her latest book, Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of our Soldiers.
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Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m.
The author and historian offers yet another perspective on the career of the 40th president in Reagan: The Life.
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Sunday, June 7 at 12 p.m.
The congressman and activist reads from March: Book 2, the second volume in his graphic novel series about the civil rights movement.
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Wednesday, June 10 at 7 p.m.
In her novel Saint Mazie, the author chronicles the downfall of the Bowery during the Great Depression.
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Saturday, June 13 at 6 p.m.
Doten's darkly comic novel The Infernal follows a severely burned boy and how various figures respond to him in the context of the Iraq War.
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Monday, June 15 at 7 p.m.
Luzzi explains how the words of an old poet helped him throughout life in In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love.
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Friday, June 19 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed feminist author and activist reads from her new novel, Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate.
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Tuesday, June 23 at 7 p.m.
The author considers the career of Georgetown University basketball star Allen Iverson in Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson.
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Wednesday, July 1 at 7 p.m.
Tucker, a Washington Post reporter, reads from his new novel, Murder, D.C..
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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.
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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.
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Tuesday, August 25 at 7 p.m.
Greene, a reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, reads from his latest book, Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina.
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