LITERARY CAL­EN­DAR

JUNE 21 - JUNE 27

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

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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