JUNE 29 - JULY 5

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

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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