July 5 - 9

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

5 WED­NES­DAY | 7 P.M. Alexandra Fuller, author of “Quiet Un­til the Thaw,” will dis­cuss her book about cousins grow­ing up on a Na­tive Amer­i­can reser­va­tion in South Dakota at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-3641919.

6 THURS­DAY | 7 P.M. John Pfor­dresher, an English pro­fes­sor at Ge­orge­town Univer­sity, will talk about his book “The Secret His­tory of Jane Eyre” and Char­lotte Bronte’s process of writ­ing “Jane Eyre,” along with her use of the pseu­do­nym Cur­rer Bell, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7 FRI­DAY | 7 P.M. Colin Har­ri­son will read from his new­est book, “You Be­long to Me,” which fol­lows an im­mi­gra­tion lawyer and his quest to find his miss­ing friend in the world of an­tique col­lect­ing, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

8 SATUR­DAY | 1 P.M. Roger D. Stone will dis­cuss the life of S. Dil­lon Ripley, who was in charge of the Smith­so­nian from 1964 to 1985, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

3:30 P.M. Will Bar­den­wer­per, a for­mer in­fantry of­fi­cer in Iraq, re­counts his ex­pe­ri­ence guard­ing Sad­dam Hus­sein in “The Pris­oner in His Palace” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

6 P.M. Melissa Sc­holes Young, a lec­turer at Amer­i­can Univer­sity and con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor for the Fic­tion Writ­ers Re­view, will read from “Flood,” which cen­ters around a home-town visit to gain clo­sure from a failed re­la­tion­ship, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

9 SUN­DAY | 3 P.M. David Coles, le­gal di­rec­tor of the Amer­i­can Civil Lib­er­ties Union and author of “En­emy Aliens and En­gines of Lib­erty,” will dis­cuss “Rules for Re­sis­tance,” an an­thol­ogy about po­lit­i­cal op­po­nents, li­bel laws, and the role of non­govern­men­tal in­sti­tu­tions and jour­nal­ists in pre­serv­ing democ­racy, at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

5 P.M. Stephanie El­i­zondo Gri­est, a for­mer Associated Press re­porter and pro­fes­sor of cre­ative non­fic­tion at the Univer­sity of North Carolina, will read from “All the Agents and Saints,” which ex­plores two Amer­i­can border towns that are ac­tively try­ing to tear down walls and pre­serve in­dige­nous cul­ture, at Pol­i­tics and Prose. For more lit­er­ary events, go to­cal

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