LIT­ER­ARY CAL­EN­DAR

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

15 MON­DAY | 7 P.M. Pamela Paul, the ed­i­tor of the New York Times Book Re­view, will dis­cuss her book “My Life With Bob: Flawed Hero­ine Keeps Book of Books, Plot En­sues”at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-3641919.

16 TUES­DAY | 6:30 P.M. Char­maine Craig, who teaches cre­ative writ­ing at the Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia at River­side, will read from her novel “Miss Burma,” about a Burmese fam­ily from the 1940s to the 1960s, at Bus­boys and Poets - 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-319-2125. 7 P.M. Colm Toibin, an Ir­ish nov­el­ist, will read from his novel “House of Names,” a retelling of the story of Clytemnes­tra, the Homeric fig­ure who mur­dered her hus­band, King Agamem­non, at Pol­i­tics and Prose. 17 WED­NES­DAY | 7 P.M. China Mieville, an English fan­tasy writer, will dis­cuss his non­fic­tion book “Oc­to­ber: The Story of the Rus­sian Rev­o­lu­tion” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7:30 P.M. Jef­frey Tam­bor, an ac­tor known for his roles on “Ar­rested De­vel­op­ment” and “Trans­par­ent,” will dis­cuss his mem­oir, “Are You Any­body,” at the Sixth and I His­toric Syn­a­gogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $35. 18 THURS­DAY | 6:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M. The D.C. Arts Cen­ter is hold­ing its 2017 Ex­pe­ri­ence Auc­tion, with orig­i­nal works by writers, mu­si­cians, in­ven­tors, tour guides, pain­ters, film­mak­ers and other cre­ative thinkers, at the Kennedy-Warren build­ing, 3133 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-462-7833. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Arts Cen­ter. 7 P.M. Jill San­topolo, a New York writer, will read from her novel “The Light We Lost,” about two col­lege friends and the day their lives change, at One More Page Books, 2200 N. West­more­land St., #101. Ar­ling­ton. 703-300-9746. 20 SATUR­DAY | 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. More than 100 au­thors will dis­cuss and sign their books at the Gaithers­burg Book Fes­ti­val, at Gaithers­burg City Hall, 31 S. Sum­mit Ave., Gaithers­burg. 301-2586350. 3:30 P.M. Gar­rett M. Graff, a jour­nal­ist and his­to­rian, will dis­cuss his book “Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Gov­ern­ment’s Se­cret Plan to Save It­self — While the Rest of Us Die,” at Pol­i­tics and Prose. For more lit­er­ary events, go to wapo.st/lit­cal

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