JUNE 21 - JUNE 27
21 SUNDAY | 2 P.M. Sally Mann, a noted and controversial photographer, will discuss her book “Hold Still: A Memoir With Photographs and the Memory of Time” at the National Gallery of Art, East Building, Atrium, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215.
23 TUESDAY | 7 P.M. Kent Babb, a Washington Post sports reporter, will discuss his book “Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
7:30 P.M. Ethan Elkind, associate director of the climate-change and business program at the UCLA and University of California at Berkeley law schools, will discuss his book “Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City” at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville. 240-777-0140.
24 WEDNESDAY | 4 P.M. Edward L. Ayers, the author of “In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The CivilWar in the Heart of America, 1859-1864,” which won the Bancroft Prize, will discuss the shape of the CivilWar and whether its outcome was inevitable at the JohnW. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202-707-3302.
6:30 P.M. Bert Ashe, a professor of English and American studies at the University of Richmond, will discuss his book “Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles” at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
6:30 P.M. Lev Grossman, a book critic for Time magazine, will read from “The Magician’s Land,” the concluding volume of the magician’s trilogy, at Busboys and Poets (Brookland), 625 Monroe St. NE. 202-636-7230.
25 THURSDAY | 7 P.M. Gary Fisketjon, vice president of Knopf and the writer Kent Haruf’s editor, and Mike Rosenwald, a reporter for The Post who was a lifelong friend of Haruf’s, will read from his final novel, “Our Souls at Night,” at Politics and Prose.
26 FRIDAY | 7 P.M. Evan Thomas, a historian, will discuss his book “Being Nixon: A Portrait in Light and Shadow” at Politics and Prose.
27 SATURDAY | Noon. Allison Leotta, founder of the Prime-Time Crime Review blog, will read from her thriller “A Good Killing,” about a D.C. prosecutor who returns to her home state to find her sister accused of murdering a high school coach, at One More Page Books. For more literary events, go to
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