FEB. 4 — FEB. 9
4 MONDAY | 7 P.M. David Nirenberg, a professor of medieval history and social thought at the University of Chicago, will discuss his book “Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
7 P.M. Raima Larter, an Arlington-based writer, will discuss her short-story collection “The Gate of Heaven and Other Story Worlds” at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101, Arlington. 703-300-9746.
5 TUESDAY | Noon. Anat Berko, a counterterrorism expert, will discuss her book “The Smarter Bomb: Women and Children as Suicide Bombers” at the Library of Congress, Madison Building, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202-707-5677.
7 P.M. Robert Bettmann, managing editor of Bourgeon, a District-based arts magazine, will discuss the anthology “Bourgeon: Fifty Artists Write About Their Work” at the Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 202-331-7282.
6 WEDNESDAY | Noon. Heather Andrea Williams, a historian, will discuss her book “Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery” at the National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater, Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street NW. 202-357-5000.
6:45-8:45 P.M. Craig Symonds, author of “Lincoln and his Admirals,” will discuss the naval history of the Civil War at the S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. 202-633-1000.
7 P.M. Danielle Navidi will discuss her book “Happily Hungry — Smart Recipes for Kids With Cancer” at TenleyFriendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-727-1488.
7 P.M. Scott Wallace, a longtime foreign correspondent for CBS, Newsweek and the Guardian, will discuss his book “The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes” at One More Page Books.
7 P.M. Susan Cain will discuss her book “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $12.
7 THURSDAY | 6:45-8:45 P.M. Louisa Woodville, an art history instructor at George Mason University, will discuss the literature and art of faith, including Jewish and Christian texts, poems, chants, myths and gospels, at the S. Dillon Ripley Center. $42.
7 P.M. Bob O’Connor will discuss his book “The U.S. Colored Troops at Andersonville Prison,” about soldiers who endured the South’s most brutal prisoner of war camp during the Civil War, at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-5990.
7 P.M. Daniel Hernandez, the then-20year-old intern for former U.S. representative Gabrielle Giffords who was present when she was shot at a Tucson shopping center, will discuss his book “They Call Me a Hero: A Memoir of My Youth” at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-773-9420.
7 P.M. Michelle Rhee, a former D.C. schools chancellor, will discuss her book “Radical: Fighting to Put Students First” at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. $12 or two free tickets with a purchase of the book at the synagogue.
7 P.M. W. Patrick McCray, a science historian, will discuss his book “The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future” at Politics and Prose.
8 FRIDAY | 7 P.M. Elliott Abrams, a former George W. Bush administration adviser, will discuss his book “Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” at Politics and Prose.
9 SATURDAY | 6 P.M. Sara Horowitz, founder of the Freelancers Union, will discuss her book “The Freelancer’s Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams on Your Terms” at Politics and Prose. For more literary events, go to washingtonpost.com/gog/ and search “book event.”