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