LIT­ER­ARY CALENDAR

Oct. 8 - 14

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8 SUN­DAY | 1 P.M. Ja­cob We­ber will read from his short-story col­lec­tion “Don’t Wait to Be Called,” and Ni­cole Tong will dis­cuss her po­etry col­lec­tion “How to Prove a The­ory” at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202364-1919.

2 P.M. Chuck Cas­cio will read from his novel “The Fire Es­cape Be­longs in Brook­lyn,” the lat­est in his series of Fire Es­cape Sto­ries, at Bards Al­ley, 110 Church St. NW, Vi­enna. 571-459-2653.

3 P.M. Matthew Zapruder will dis­cuss his book “Why Po­etry” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

5 P.M. Lenora Chu will read from “Lit­tle Sol­diers: An Amer­i­can Boy, a Chi­nese School, and the Global Race to Achieve” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

9 MON­DAY | 6:30 P.M. Ann Todd will read from “OSS Op­er­a­tion Black Mail: One Woman’s Covert War Against the Im­pe­rial Ja­panese Army” at Kramer­books, 1517 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-387-1400.

7 P.M. Me­hdi Hasan and Ben Wof­ford will dis­cuss their es­says in “How Do I Ex­plain This to My Kids?: Par­ent­ing in the Age of Trump” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

10 TUES­DAY | 7 P.M. Nancy Pearl will read from her de­but novel about mar­riage, “Ge­orge & Lizzie,” at One More Page Books, 2200 N. West­more­land St. #101. Ar­ling­ton. 703-300-9746.

7 P.M. Francine Klags­brun will dis­cuss “Lioness: Golda Meir and the Na­tion of Is­rael” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

11 WED­NES­DAY | 6:30 A.M. Ken­neth B. Bedell will dis­cuss “Re­al­iz­ing the Civil Rights Dream: Di­ag­nos­ing and Treat­ing Amer­i­can Racism” at Rumi Fo­rum, 2000 P Street NW, Suite 503, Wash­ing­ton, D.C. 20036. 202-4291690.

6:30 P.M. Lar­rie Fer­reiro will read from “Broth­ers at Arms,” a Pulitzer Prize fi­nal­ist about the French and Span­ish con­tri­bu­tions in the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion­ary War, at Kramer­books.

6:30 P.M. Sara Wachter-Boettcher will dis­cuss “Tech­ni­cally Wrong: Sex­ist Apps, Bi­ased Al­go­rithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech” at East City Book­shop, 645 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. SE #100. 202-290-1636.

7 P.M. Alexis Oke­owo will read from “A Moon­less, Star­less Sky: Or­di­nary Women and Men Fight­ing Ex­trem­ism in Africa” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

7 P.M. Michael Twitty will dis­cuss his me­moir “The Cook­ing Gene: A Jour­ney Through African Amer­i­can Culi­nary His­tory in the Old South” at Sot­ter­ley Plan­ta­tion, 44300 Sot­ter­ley Ln., Hol­ly­wood, Md. 301-373-2280.

7:30 P.M. Col­son White­head will dis­cuss his Pulitzer Prize-win­ning novel, “The Un­der­ground Rail­road,” at Ge­orge Ma­son Univer­sity, 4400 Univer­sity Dr., Fair­fax. 703-993-2787.

12 THURS­DAY | 3:30 P.M. Noah Char­ney will dis­cuss “Col­lec­tor of Lives: Gior­gio Vasari and the In­ven­tion of Art” at the Na­tional Gallery of Art, East Build­ing, 440 Con­sti­tu­tion Ave. NW. 202-737-4215.

7 P.M. Ni­cholas Reynolds will read from “Writer, Sailor, Sol­dier, Spy: Ernest Hem­ing­way’s Se­cret Ad­ven­tures, 19351961” at One More Page Books.

13 FRI­DAY | 7 P.M. Vi­enna res­i­dent Anna Whis­ton Don­ald­son will read from her me­moir “Rare Bird: A Me­moir of Loss and Love” at Bards Al­ley.

7 P.M. Roz Chast will dis­cuss “Go­ing Into Town: A Love Let­ter to New York” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

14 SATUR­DAY | 1 P.M. Liza Mundy will dis­cuss “Code Girls: The Un­told Story of the Amer­i­can Women Code Break­ers of World War II” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

3:30 P.M. Mered­ith Hind­ley will read from “Des­ti­na­tion Casablanca: Ex­ile, Es­pi­onage, and the Bat­tle for North Africa in World War II” at Pol­i­tics and Prose.

5 P.M. Lev Gross­man will dis­cuss the Ma­gi­cians tril­ogy at Ge­orge Ma­son Univer­sity.

6 P.M. Brando Sky­horse and Lisa Page will dis­cuss “We Wear the Mask: 15 True Sto­ries of Pass­ing in Amer­ica” at Pol­i­tics and Prose, 5015 Con­necti­cut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919.

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