JUNE 29 - JULY 5
29MONDAY | 6:30 P.M. Alissa Quart, a journalist and creator of the Emmy-nominated documentary “The Last Clinic,” will discuss her poetry collection “Monetized” in conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich, author of “Nickel and Dimed,” at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-387-7638.
6:30 P.M. Rebecca Dinerstein, a graduate fellow at New York University, will read from her novel “The Sunlit Night,” about a jilted artist who finds refuge in a Norwegian archipelago, at Busboys and Poets - Takoma, 235 Carroll St. NW. 202-7260856.
7 P.M. Adrian Wooldridge, a former Washington bureau chief for the Economist, will discuss his book “The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping in Turbulent Times” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
30 TUESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Masha Gessen, a journalist, will discuss her book “The Brothers:
The Road to an American Tragedy,” about the Boston Marathon bombing, at Busboys and Poets - Brookland, 625 Monroe St. NE. 202-636-7230.
7 P.M. Cassandra Good, an associate editor of the papers of James Monroe at the University of Mary Washington, will discuss her book “Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic” at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-228-5990.
7 P.M. Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who hosts “The Real Story” on Fox, will discuss her memoir “Getting Real” at Politics and Prose.
1 WEDNESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Jessica Fechtor, who nearly died of a brain aneurysm when she was 28, will discuss her memoir “Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home” at Kramerbooks, 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202387-1400.
6:30 P.M. Pamela Newkirk, a journalism
professor at New York University, will discuss her book “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga” at Busboys and Poets.
7 P.M. Neely Tucker, a Washington Post reporter, will read from his second Sully Carter mystery, “Murder, D.C.,” in which the reporter investigates the drug-related death of a young man from a prominent local family, at Politics and Prose.
2 THURSDAY | 7 P.M. William S. Cohen, a former secretary of defense, will read from his thriller “Collision,” about a former national security adviser who uncovers a Russian-American project involving an asteroid, at Politics and Prose.
5 SUNDAY | 2:30 P.M. John Gilstrap will read from his latest Jonathan Grave thriller, “Against All Enemies,” at the Vienna Inn, 120 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-938-9548.
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