LIT­ER­ARY CAL­EN­DAR

May 21 - 25

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

21 SUN­DAY | 3 P.M. J. Court­ney Sul­li­van will read from her fourth novel, “Saints for All Oc­ca­sions,” about two sis­ters who em­i­grate from Ire­land to Amer­ica, at Politics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

22 MON­DAY | 7 P.M. William Ho­ge­land, a his­to­rian, will dis­cuss his book “Au­tumn of the Black Snake: The Cre­ation of the U.S. Army and the In­va­sion That Opened the West” at Politics and Prose.

7 P.M. Po­ets Jean Nord­haus and Jeneva Stone will read from their work at Cafe Muse, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797.

23 TUES­DAY | 6:30 P.M. Mi­randa Pen­ning­ton, a writer and teacher of cre­ative non­fic­tion, will dis­cuss her book “A Girl Walks Into a Book: What the Brontes Taught Me About Life, Love, and Women’s Work” at Bus­boys and Po­ets - 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW. 202-319-2125.

7 P.M. Thomas E. Ricks, a Pulitzer Prize-win­ning re­porter who writes the Best De­fense blog for For­eign Pol­icy, will dis­cuss his book “Churchill and Or­well: The Fight for Free­dom” at Politics and Prose.

24 WED­NES­DAY | 6 P.M. Robert O’Har­row Jr., a Wash­ing­ton Post re­porter, will dis­cuss his book “The Quar­ter­mas­ter: Mont­gomery C. Meigs, Lin­coln’s Gen­eral, Mas­ter Builder of the Union Army” at Pres­i­dent Lin­coln’s Cot­tage, 140 Rock Creek Church Rd. NW. 202-829-0436. $10.

7 P.M. Si­grid Raus­ing, the ed­i­tor and pub­lisher of Granta, will dis­cuss the mag­a­zine’s third edi­tion of its de­cen­nial Best of Young Amer­i­can Nov­el­ists, in con­ver­sa­tion with writ­ers Jesse

Ball, Mark Doten, Rachel B. Glaser and Sana Krasikov, at Politics and Prose.

25 THURS­DAY | 6 P.M. Steven V. Roberts, a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to Book World, will dis­cuss his book “From Ev­ery End of This Earth: 13 Fam­i­lies and the New Lives They Made in Amer­ica” at the Jewish Mu­seum of Mary­land, 15 Lloyd St., Bal­ti­more. 410-732-6400.

7 P.M. Matthew Palmer, a former For­eign Ser­vice of­fi­cer, will read from his thriller “En­emy of the Good,” about a For­eign Ser­vice of­fi­cer who tries to in­fil­trate an un­der­ground democ­racy move­ment in Kyr­gyzs­tan, at One More Page Books, 2200 N. West­more­land St., #101. Ar­ling­ton. 703-300-9746.

7 P.M. Ali So­ufan, a former FBI agent, will dis­cuss his book “Anatomy of Ter­ror: From the Death of Bin Laden to the Rise of the Is­lamic State” at Politics and Prose.

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