Feb. 27 – March 8

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

27 MON­DAY | 7 P.M. Christina Baker Kline, the author of the novel “Or­phan Train,” will read from her novel “A Piece of the World,” about Christina Ol­son, the sub­ject of An­drew Wyeth’s clas­sic paint­ing “Christina’s World,” at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

28 TUES­DAY | 7 P.M. Tyler Cowen, a pro­fes­sor of eco­nom­ics at Ge­orge Ma­son Uni­ver­sity, will dis­cuss his book “The Com­pla­cent Class: The Self-De­feat­ing Quest for the Amer­i­can Dream” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

1 WED­NES­DAY | 6:30 P.M. Tom McAl­lis­ter, the non­fic­tion ed­i­tor of Bar­rel­house magazine, will read from his novel “The Young Wid­ower’s Hand­book,” about a Philadel­phia man who takes his wife’s ashes on a cross-coun­try tour, at Kramer­books, 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202387-1400.

2 THURS­DAY | 7 P.M. David Gross­man, an Is­raeli writer, will read from his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” about the life of a stand-up comic as re­vealed in the course of one evening’s per­for­mance, at the Sixth and I His­toric Syn­a­gogue, 600 I St. NW. 202408-3100. $16-$42.

5 SUN­DAY | 2 P.M. Burt Solomon, a con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor to the At­lantic and Na­tional Jour­nal, will read from his novel “The Mur­der of Wil­lie Lin­coln,” which reimag­ines the cause of the death of Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln’s son, at One More Page Books, 2200 N. West­more­land St., #101. Arlington. 703-300-9746.

7 TUES­DAY | 6 P.M. C. L. Bragg, a Ge­or­gia his­to­rian, will dis­cuss his book “Martyr of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion: The Ex­e­cu­tion of Isaac Hayne, South Carolinian” at the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion In­sti­tute at An­der­son House, 2118 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040.

8 WED­NES­DAY | 12 P.M. Scott Miller, a jour­nal­ist, will dis­cuss his book “Agent 110: An Amer­i­can Spy­mas­ter and the Ger­man Re­sis­tance in WWII” at the Wil­liam G. McGowan The­ater at the Na­tional Ar­chives, 700 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW. 202-357-5000.

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