12 SUNDAY | 1 P.M. Jeffrey A. Engel will discuss “When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War,” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-3641919.
13 MONDAY | 7 P.M. Former chief White House photographer Pete Souza will discuss “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $25-$70.
14 TUESDAY | 7 P.M. Alec Baldwin and Kurt
Andersen will discuss their satirical memoir “You Can’t Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (a So-Called
Nov. 12 - 18
Parody),” at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. 202-9946800. $45.
15 WEDNESDAY | 6 P.M. Tina Brown will read from “The Vanity Fair Diaries,” at Politics and Prose at The Wharf, 70 District Sq. SW. 202-3641919.
7 P.M. Gordon S. Wood will read from “Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson,” at Politics and Prose.
16 THURSDAY | 7 P.M. Washington Post columnist David Ignatius will read from “The Quantum Spy,” about a fictional CIA operative sent to find a Chinese informant, at Politics and Prose.
17 FRIDAY | 7 P.M. David Goldfield will read from “The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good,” at Politics and Prose.
7 P.M. Theo Emery will discuss “Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World’s Deadliest Weapons,” at Politics and Prose at The Wharf.
18 SATURDAY | 6 P.M. Holly Hughes, editor of “Best Food Writing 2017,” will discuss the anthology with Jane Black, Tim Carman,
Michel Richard and Joe Yonan, at Politics and Prose.
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