Aug. 7 - 12
7 MONDAY | 7 P.M. Trita Parsi will read from “Losing an Enemy,” about the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.
8 TUESDAY | 12 P.M. Thomas Oliphant will read from “The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s FiveYear Campaign,” and a book signing will follow, at the National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-357-5000.
7 P.M. Gillian Thomas, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union’s Women’s Rights Project, will read from “Because of Sex” and discuss 10 Supreme Court cases pertinent to women’s struggle for equal treatment, at Politics and Prose.
9 WEDNESDAY | 7 P.M. Henry Fountain,a former New York Times science writer, will read from “The Great Quake,” about the largest recorded North American earthquake, at Politics and Prose.
10 THURSDAY | 6:30 P.M. Erik Love, a sociology professor at Dickinson College, will discuss “Islamophobia and Racism in America,” at Kramerbooks, 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202387-1400.
7 P.M. Tom Perrotta will read from his seventh novel, “Mrs. Fletcher,” about a mother who becomes addicted to porn and a son who realizes that college life doesn’t compare to his frivolous expectations, at Politics and Prose.
11 FRIDAY | 7 P.M. Paul Kingsnorth will read from his newest novel, “Beast,” and discuss his latest essay collection, “Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist,” at Politics and Prose.
12 SATURDAY | 2 P.M. Hannah Gill, an anthropologist and the director of the Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will discuss her book “North Carolina and the Latino Migration Experience: New Roots in the Old North State,” at the Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE. 202-633-4820.
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