JUNE 8 - JUNE 14

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

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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