Nov. 4 - 10
4 SUNDAY | 10:30 A.M. Kevin Cornell will read from his children’s book “Lucy Fell Down the Mountain,” about a girl who asks for help from a variety of characters as she tumbles down a mountain, at Solid State Books, 600 H St. NE. 202-897-4201.
3 P.M. Jane Leavy will read from “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-3641919. 5 P.M. Paul Freedman will discuss “Ten Restaurants That Changed America” with Michael Rosenwald at Politics and Prose at Union Market, 1270 Fifth St. NE. 202-544-4452. 5 MONDAY | 7 P.M. Lisa Halliday will read from her novel “Asymmetry” at Politics and Prose.
6 TUESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Elliot Ackerman will discuss “Waiting for Eden,” about a man’s paralysis and its effects on his family and friends, with Mary Kay Zuravleff at East City Bookshop, 645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE #100. 202-290-1636.
7 WEDNESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Alyson Hagy will read from “Scribe,” a novel inspired by traditional folktales and the history of Appalachia, at East City Bookshop.
7 P.M. Ellen Crosby will read from the newest installment of her Wine Country Mysteries series, “Harvest of Secrets,” at One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101. Arlington. 703300-9746. 7 P.M. Natasha Ngan will read from her youngadult fantasy novel “Girls of Paper and Fire,” about a young girl who is picked to serve the king and finds herself in a forbidden love, at Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Rd., Bethesda. 240-777-0970. 7 P.M. Anita Lo will discuss “Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One” with The Washington Post’s Joe Yonan at Politics and Prose at Union Market. 7 P.M. Andrew Delbanco will discuss “The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul From the Revolution to the Civil War” at Politics and Prose. 7 P.M. Crystal M. Fleming will discuss “How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide” at Politics and Prose at the Wharf, 70 District Sq. SW 202- 4883867. 7 P.M. Liane Moriarty will read from “Nine Perfect Strangers” at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $20-$50. 8 THURSDAY | 7 P.M. Jabari Asim will read from “We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival” at Politics and Prose.
7 P.M. Jasmine Guillory will discuss her novel, “The Proposal,” about a freelance writer who starts a casual relationship with a doctor, with Petra Mayer of NPR Books at Politics and Prose at the Wharf. 9 FRIDAY | 7 P.M. Cixin Liu will discuss his novel, “Ball Lightning,” about a man trying to figure out the truth behind a ball of energy that killed his parents, with The Post’s Everdeen Mason at Politics and Prose. 7 P.M. The Post’s Nora Krug will discuss her graphic memoir “Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home” at Politics and Prose at Union Market. 10 SATURDAY | 1 P.M. Cathy Barrow will discuss “Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies” at Politics and Prose at Union Market. 2 P.M. Teasel Muir-Harmony will discuss “Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects,” and Mark
Thiessen will discuss “Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs” at Bards Alley, 110 Church St. NW, Vienna. 571-459-2653. 3:30 P.M. Michael Koncewicz will discuss “They Said No to Nixon: Republicans Who Stood Up to the President’s Abuses of Power” at Politics and Prose. 6 P.M. Idra Novey will discuss her novel “Those Who Knew,” about a woman with connections to a violent and powerful senator, with Paul Goldberg at Politics and Prose.