JUNE 8 - JUNE 14
8MONDAY | 6:30 P.M. Tom Zuba, a life coach and public speaker, will discuss his book “Permission to Mourn: A New Way to do Grief” at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St. #101, Arlington. 703-300-9746.
6:30 P.M. Walter Mosley will read from his Leonid McGill mystery “And Sometimes I Wonder About You” at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
7 P.M. Brian Murphy, a longtime Associated Press reporter currently writing for The Washington Post, will discuss his book “81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska’s Frozen Wilderness” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
9 TUESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, a local author, will read from her novel “Balm,” about three freed slaves who struggle to establish new lives in Chicago, at Busboys and Poets. She will be at Politics and Prose at 7 p.m. Friday.
10 WEDNESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Caleb Stewart Rossiter, a former public policy analyst and a professor at American University, will discuss his book “Ain’t Nobody Be Learnin’ Nothin’: The Fraud and the Fix for High-Poverty Schools” at Busboys and Poets - Brookland, 625 Monroe St. NE. 202636-7230.
6:30 P.M. Kate Blackwell, a local writer, will read from her story collection “You Won’t Remember This” at Busboys and Poets - 14th Street.
7 P.M. Jami Attenberg will read from her fourth novel, “Saint Mazie,” about a woman who runs a Depression-era movie house, at Politics and Prose.
11 THURSDAY | 6:30 P.M. Sam Kean, a science writer, will discuss his book “The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery” at One More Page Books.
7 P.M. Kate Andersen Brower, a former CBS News staffer and Fox News producer, will discuss her book “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House” at Politics and Prose.
7:30 P.M. Nazila Fathi, who spent nine years as a New York Times reporter in Tehran, will discuss her book “The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran” at the Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797.
13 SATURDAY | 1 P.M. William Damon, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, will discuss his book “The Power of Ideals: The Real Story of Moral Choice,” co-written with Ann Colby, at Politics and Prose.
3:30 P.M. Jesse Goolsby, a winner of the John Gardner Memorial Prize, will read from his novel of the war in Afghanistan, “I’d Walk With My Friends if I Could Find Them” at Politics and Prose.
6 P.M. Mark Doten will read from his satirical novel “The Infernal,” about a divine being who may know something of vital interest related to the war on terrorism, at Politics and Prose.
14 SUNDAY | 1 P.M. Lisa Moses Leff, a history professor at American University, will discuss her book “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust” at Politics and Prose.
6 P.M. Local poets Rose Solari and James J.
Patterson will read from their works at Iota Club & Cafe, 2832Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-5228340.
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