LIT­ER­ARY CAL­EN­DAR

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25 SUN­DAY | 1 P.M. Dou­glas Waller, a former cor­re­spon­dent for Newsweek and Time, will dis­cuss his book “Dis­ci­ples: The World War II Mis­sions of the CIA Di­rec­tors Who Fought for Wild Bill Dono­van” at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

2-4 P.M. Sonja Wil­liams, a jour­nal­ism pro­fes­sor at Howard Univer­sity, will dis­cuss her book “Road War­rior: Richard Durham, Ra­dio, and Free­dom” at the Ana­cos­tia Com­mu­nity Mu­seum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE. 202-633-4844.

5 P.M. Ju­dith Viorst will dis­cuss her book “Wait for Me: And Other Po­ems About the Ir­ri­ta­tions and Con­so­la­tions of a Long Mar­riage” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

26 MON­DAY | 6:30 P.M. David Greene, co-host of “Morn­ing Edi­tion” on NPR, will dis­cuss his book “Mid­night in Siberia: A Train Jour­ney Into the Heart of Rus­sia” at Kramer­books, 1517 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-387-3825.

7 P.M. Dan Ephron, a former Newsweek Jerusalem bureau chief, will dis­cuss his book “Killing a King: The As­sas­si­na­tion of Yitzhak Rabin and the Re­mak­ing of Is­rael” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7 P.M. James Syming­ton, a former con­gress­man from Mis­souri, will dis­cuss his book “Heard and Over­head: Words Wise (and Oth­er­wise) With Politi­cians, States­men, and Real Peo­ple” at the Thomas Balch Li­brary, 208 W. Mar­ket St., Leesburg. 703-737-7195.

27 TUES­DAY | 6:30 P.M. John Kelly, a his­to­rian, will dis­cuss his book “Never Sur­ren­der: Win­ston Churchill and Bri­tain’s De­ci­sion to Fight Nazi Ger­many in the Fate­ful Sum­mer of 1940” at Kramer­books.

6:30 P.M. Ron Chil­dress will read from his novel “And West Is West,” win­ner of the 2014 PEN/ Bell­wether Prize for So­cially En­gaged Fic­tion, at Bus­boys and Po­ets - Takoma, 235 Car­roll St. NW. 202-726-0856.

7 P.M. Den­nis Ross, a former Mid­dle East ne­go­tia­tor, will dis­cuss his book “Doomed to Suc­ceed: The U.S.-Is­rael Re­la­tion­ship From Tru­man to Obama” at the Sixth & I His­toric Syn­a­gogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $14$30.

7 P.M. So­nia Pur­nell, a Lon­don jour­nal­ist, will dis­cuss her book “Cle­men­tine: The Life of Mrs. Win­ston Churchill” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

28 WED­NES­DAY | 7 P.M. Lisa Ran­dall, the first tenured fe­male the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist at both MIT and Har­vard, will dis­cuss her book “Dark Mat­ter and the Di­nosaurs: The As­tound­ing In­ter­con­nect­ed­ness of the Uni­verse” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7 P.M. Po­ets Lisa Cou­turier and El­iz­a­beth Rees will read from their work, and an open read­ing will fol­low, at Kens­ing­ton Row Book­shop, 3786 Howard Ave., Kens­ing­ton. 301-949-9416.

29 THURS­DAY | 7 P.M. Si­mon Winch­ester ,a ge­ol­o­gist and his­to­rian, will dis­cuss his book “Pa­cific: Sil­i­con Chips and Surf­boards, Co­ral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Bru­tal Dic­ta­tors, Fad­ing Em­pires, and the Com­ing Col­li­sion of the World’s Su­per­pow­ers” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

30 FRI­DAY | 7 P.M. Paula Hawkins will read from her best-sell­ing thriller “The Girl on the Train” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

31 SATUR­DAY | 6 P.M. Tom Gjel­ten, a long­time NPR cor­re­spon­dent,” will dis­cuss his book “A Na­tion of Na­tions: A Great Amer­i­can Im­mi­gra­tion Story” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

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