LITERARY CAL­EN­DAR

JULY 13 - JULY 18

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD - For more literary events, go to www.wash­ing­ton­post.com/gog/ and search “book event.”

13 MON­DAY | 7 P.M. Don Winslow, win­ner of the Ray­mond Chan­dler Award, will read from his novel “The Car­tel,” about a drug king­pin who’s trans­ferred from a U.S. to a Mex­i­can prison and the vi­o­lence that en­sues, at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

14 TUES­DAY | Noon. Charles C.W. Cooke, a staff writer for the Na­tional Re­view, will dis­cuss his book “The Con­ser­vatar­ian Man­i­festo” at the Cato In­sti­tute, 1000 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW. 202-789-5229.

7 P.M. Glenn Tay­lor, a Na­tional Book Crit­ics Cir­cle Award fi­nal­ist, will read from his novel “A Hang­ing at Cin­der Bot­tom,” about a gam­bler who is about to be wrong­fully hanged, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

15 WED­NES­DAY | 7 P.M. Bar­ton Swaim, who

was a speech­writer for then-South Carolina Gov. Mark San­ford, will dis­cuss his book “The Speech­writer: A Brief Ed­u­ca­tion in Pol­i­tics” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

16 THURS­DAY | 7 P.M. Joseph Le­Doux, a pro­fes­sor of science at New York Univer­sity’s Cen­ter for Neu­ral Sciences, will dis­cuss his book “Anx­ious: Us­ing the Brain to Un­der­stand and Treat Fear and Anx­i­ety” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7 P.M. Pulitzer Prize win­ners Gil­bert King, au­thor of “Devil in the Grove: Thur­good Mar­shall, the Grov­e­land Boys, and the Dawn of a New Amer­ica”; Diane McWhorter, au­thor of “Carry Me Home: Birm­ing­ham, Alabama: The Cli­mac­tic Bat­tle of the Civil Rights Revo­lu­tion”; and Tay­lor Branch, au­thor of “Part­ing the Wa­ters: Amer­ica in the King Years, 1954-63”; along with Clarence Jones, an ad­viser to the

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will dis­cuss the civil rights era at the Na­tional Ar­chives, Wil­liam G. McGowan Theater, Con­sti­tu­tion Av­enue and Sev­enth Street NW. 202-357-5000.

17 FRI­DAY | 7 P.M. Beatriz Wil­liams will read from her novel “Tiny Lit­tle Thing,” about a so­cialite caught in a scan­dal in the 1960s, at One More Page Books, 2200 N. West­more­land St., #101, Ar­ling­ton. 703-300-9746.

18 SATUR­DAY | 2:30 P.M. Barry Svrluga, a Washington Post sports re­porter, will dis­cuss his book “The Grind: In­side Base­ball’s End­less Sea­son” at the Newseum, 555 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW. Free with Newseum ad­mis­sion.

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