The Drama of Grace

08 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 08 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
The Drama of Grace Sigrid Undset and the Narrative of Conversion with Fr. Raymund Snyder, OP Sigrid Undset is best known for her novel Kristin Lavransdatter, which earned her the...   More info

Posts Poetry Reading with Tadeusz Dabrowski

08 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 08 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Polish poet, Tadeusz Dabrowski kicks off a U.S. reading tour for his new book from Zephyr Press, Posts, by joining two local poets, Maryland native, Sean Enright, and The Potter's...   More info

Evening w/ Caitriona Perry,"In America:Tales from Trump Country"

08 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 08 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
IN-DC is delighted to present a special evening this fall with Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent for Ireland's national public service broadcaster, RTÉ. Ms. Perry will...   More info

Kahlil Gibran - An Unparalleled Spiritual Guide for Our Times

08 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 08 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
National Cathedral National Cathedral
Kahlil Gibran An Unparalleled Spiritual Guide for Our Times -A Talk/Lecture by Paul-Gordon Chandler related to his new book: IN SEARCH OF A PROPHET: A Spiritual Journey with...   More info

Board Game Night! Wed and Saturdays!

08 Nov 17:30 - 29 Nov 21:00 08 Nov 17:30 - 29 Nov 21:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Come on out to Zeeks on Wednesday Nights for Board Gaming! From 5:30pm to 9:00pm Wednesdays or 5:30pm to 10pm on Saturdays! we have space available for Gaming! We are also adding...   More info

For All Americans, with former U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak

08 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 08 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Anyone following the evolution of American health care should join us for this coversation with former Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak-and a look inside the making of the...   More info

Robert Dallek | Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

08 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 08 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
One of the country’s premier presidential historians, Robert Dallek is the author of studies including the classic An Unfinished Life, Camelot’s Court, and the award-winning...   More info

Author Talk: Neal Barnard, M.D.

08 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 08 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Library Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Library
The renowned nutrition researcher and health advocate, Neal Barnard, M.D. will discuss his book The Cheese Trap: How Breaking a Surprising Addiction Will Help You Lose Weight...   More info

Singalong - Music with Bearsong

09 Nov 11:00 - 11:45 09 Nov 11:00 - 11:45 - Washington Washington
Upshur Street Books Upshur Street Books
Join us for a singalong with Bearsong D.C.'s leading children's entertainer. John Ray is a traveling songmaster, bringing music and joy to young children all over Washington, D.C...   More info

Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

09 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 09 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Chris Mathews of MSNBC’s Hardball, will discuss his latest book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, a revealing new biography of Robert F. Kennedy and a gripping, in-depth, behind...   More info

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

09 Nov 13:00 - 14:30 09 Nov 13:00 - 14:30 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help...   More info

Alice McDermott

09 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 09 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
A magnificent new novel from one of America’s finest writers a powerfully affecting story spanning the twentieth century of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their...   More info

The Romance of Elsewhere by Lynn Freed

09 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 09 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a reading & Q&A with Lynn Freed, author of The Romance of Elsewhere, whose deeply personal essays explore our most quintessential question: What makes a home? Lynn...   More info

Renoir: An Intimate Biography

09 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 09 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Phillips Collection The Phillips Collection
In her forthcoming book Renoir: An Intimate Biography, Barbara Ehrlich White discusses the artist’s life using more than 1,100 extracts from letters 452 of which are unpublished...   More info

Russel Shorto | Revolution Song :A Story of American Freedom

09 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 09 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In The Island at the Center of the World, Russell Shorto, a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, explored early American history by focusing on the role of the...   More info

Dan Rather | What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism

09 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 09 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
GW Lisner Auditorium GW Lisner Auditorium
GW and Politics and Prose Present Dan Rather The world is a better place when we have an open exchange of ideas, Rather states on News and Guts, his Facebook news feed and...   More info

Bolt Action League: Winter Offensive

09 Nov 18:00 - 21:00 09 Nov 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Our League is designed for players to get games in, play for fun and get rewards! New Players Welcome! $8 Entry for the entire 3 months Oct to Jan 31st Join the League and get...   More info

Meet author Steve Wiegenstein

09 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 09 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Steve Wiegenstein, the author of The Language of Trees a historical novel set in the Missouri Ozarks in the late 1880s when the big timber companies came to Missouri and reshaped...   More info

Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

10 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 10 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
In 1967, U.S. Air Force fighter pilot James Shively was shot down over North Vietnam. After ejecting from his aircraft, he was captured by the North Vietnamese Army and spent the...   More info

Women Vietnam Veterans

10 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 10 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Vietnam veteran SGM Donna Lowery, author of Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Story, will discuss the participation of American military women (non-nurses) during the Vietnam War...   More info

Veterans Day Weekend Celebration

10 Nov 16:00 - 15 Nov 21:00 10 Nov 16:00 - 15 Nov 21:00 - Washington Washington
Arts of the Pamlico Arts of the Pamlico
Arts of the Pamlico invites you to honor our veterans as we present events to show our appreciation of the men and women who make our lives possible. 11/10/17 1pm The Bridge...   More info

National Press Club 2017 Book Fair and Authors Night

10 Nov 17:30 - 20:30 10 Nov 17:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
National Press Club National Press Club
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 40th year! The National Press Club Journalism Institute is once again partnering with landmark local book seller...   More info

Lawrence O'Donnell | Playing with Fire

10 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 10 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Now host of MSNBC’s The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell, Lawrence O'Donnell began his career as an aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and he draws on his early experiences...   More info

Ladies America Self-Defense Workshop and Speaker Event with Holly Dunn

10 Nov 19:00 10 Nov 19:00 - Washington Washington
202strong 202strong
Ladies America has partnered up with 202strong.com self-defense trainer Angela Meyer, and amazing guest speaker, author, and self-defense expert Holly K. Dunn, to bring you this...   More info

Paint YOUR Pet

10 Nov 18:00 - 20:30 10 Nov 18:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Art at The Bodega Art at The Bodega
This is a very special event. We love pets! We know you love pets! Wouldn't you like to paint your pet? We have a new class. You will have to email us a picture of your pet (close...   More info

Courageous Warriors Book Signing + Canines-N-Kids Charity HH

10 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 10 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join Lee F. Satterfield for the book signing of his autobiography, Courageous Warriors . It will be an evening of fun, delicious bites, and tasty libations. More details to come...   More info

Meet Author Tim Grove

10 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 10 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Tim Grove will be at Neighborhood Reads to talk about his book First Flight Around the World. In 1924, six countries were racing for the honor of first to circumnavigate the globe...   More info

Veterans Day Shabbat at the Museum

11 Nov 10:00 - 16:00 11 Nov 10:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
National Museum of American Jewish Military History National Museum of American Jewish Military History
Honor veterans on Veterans Day Shabbat at the museum. 10am Noon Shabbat Service Rabbi Bruce Kahn leads a Reform-style morning service. Noon 3pm Veterans Day Service Project...   More info

Work Days

11 Nov 12:00 - 12 Nov 17:00 11 Nov 12:00 - 12 Nov 17:00 - Washington Washington
Charnice Milton Community Bookstore Charnice Milton Community Bookstore
We need lots of hands and eyes to help us sort and preserve our growing collection of books. Please help with heavy lifting and cleaning on Saturday Nov 11. Sorting and boxing on...   More info

Daniel Swift | The Bughouse

11 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 11 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a defining figure of American modernist literature, mentoring Yeats and Eliot and nurturing Poetry magazine, yet he was also infamous for his fascist...   More info

Children's Book Signing with Judy E Byrne

11 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 11 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Hickory Stick Bookshop Hickory Stick Bookshop
Children’s author Judy E. Byrne will sign copies of her new picture book The Adventures of Fireman Frank (Outskirts Press, $10.95) at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Saturday...   More info

Noam Cohen | The Know-It-Alls

11 Nov 15:30 - 16:30 11 Nov 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Noam Cohen wrote The New York Timesrk Times Link by Link column from 2007 to 2015 and is a frequent commentator on issues related to the role of technology in the wider culture...   More info

Crimson Invasion Box Tournament ( Master Division )

11 Nov 15:00 - 19:00 11 Nov 15:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Standard Format 3pm Start Time $25 Entry 1 Full Crimson Invasion Box for First Place 3 Packs Per Player to the Prize Pool for 2nd to Last. (Pack allotment fluctuates based on...   More info

Cookbook Signing with Ann Hodgman

11 Nov 16:00 - 17:30 11 Nov 16:00 - 17:30 - Washington Washington
Hickory Stick Bookshop Hickory Stick Bookshop
Ann Hodgman returns to The Hickory Stick Bookshop to sign copies of her latest cookbook, Vegan Food for the Rest of Us: Recipes Even You Will Love (Rux Martin, $22) on Saturday...   More info

Coyotes Signing & Live Talk w/ Creative Team Sean Lewis & Caitlin Yarsky!

11 Nov 17:00 - 20:00 11 Nov 17:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
IT'S A FANTOM SIGNING EVENT! GET READY! ALSO AN EXTRA SPECIAL FANTOM FRIENDS! For the release of their new series COYOTES, talented-playwright-turned-comics-writer Sean Lewis...   More info

Bill McKibben | Radio Free Vermont

11 Nov 18:00 - 19:00 11 Nov 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Vermont’s state motto is Freedom and Unity, and the angry citizens in Bill McKibben’s first novel are banding together to ensure that it stays that way. Led by Vern Barclay, a...   More info

Speed Friending: A Cornucopia of Fun

11 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 11 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Wanna meet a whole bunch of new people in quick succession with the goal of making new friendships? Then boy howdy do we have the event for you! It works just like speed dating...   More info

Recovery Cafe

11 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 11 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Join us for the Recovery Cafe Open Mic! All DMV recovery communities, musicians, artists, supporters, families, friends are invited! This event is open to all. In Partnership...   More info

Star Wars Saturdays: X-Wing and Destiny Open Play

11 Nov 18:00 - 25 Nov 22:00 11 Nov 18:00 - 25 Nov 22:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
We are so excited to bring in Star Wars Xwing and Destiny to the store! Come out to Zeeks on November 11th and play in our open play night. We want to get a gauge on how many...   More info

Book Signing at Politics & Prose, Washington, DC

12 Nov 09:00 - 10:30 12 Nov 09:00 - 10:30 - Washington Washington
Union Market DC Union Market DC
Join me for this pop-up book signing, with Politics and Prose bookstore at Union Market in Washington, D.C...   More info

Comics Q&A and Signing with Tom King!

12 Nov 12:00 - 14:00 12 Nov 12:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Batman. Vision. Sheriff of Babylon. Grayson. Mister Miracle. Omega Men. All of these brilliant books came out of the noggin of celebrated writer Tom King, and he's joining us at...   More info

Reina Valentina Fashion and Art Pop-up Shop & Party

12 Nov 12:00 - 16:00 12 Nov 12:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Louis Apartments The Louis Apartments
Join us for an amazing day of Fashion & Art. Enjoy our many free activities such as personal styling, work out classes, yoga, cooking demo, and art demo. We will also have some...   More info

SOLD OUT: Lunch at Buck's Fishing & Camping, Washington, DC

12 Nov 12:30 - 14:00 12 Nov 12:30 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Buck's Fishing & Camping Buck's Fishing & Camping
Please note that this lunch is now sold out we look forward to seeing ticket holders there! I'll be chatting over lunch with Joe Yonan, the fabulous food editor of the...   More info

Jeffrey A. Engel | When the World Seemed New

12 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 12 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
As Engel documents in this detailed account of President George H. W. Bush’s foreign policy, Bush was exactly the leader the post-Cold War world needed. Engel, director of the...   More info

Ronald K. L. Collins | The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons

12 Nov 15:00 - 16:00 12 Nov 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
It’s a given that judges should be above merely political concerns. The more realistic view, however, is that the judicial decision-making of both legal realists and originalists...   More info

The Devils You Know with Debut YA author MC Atwood

12 Nov 16:00 - 17:00 12 Nov 16:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a reading, Q&A and book signing with debut horror novelist M.C. Atwood and The Devils You Know, called a must-read for fans of adventure horror by Kendare Blake, New...   More info

Matthew Weiner | Heather, the Totality

12 Nov 17:00 - 18:00 12 Nov 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Weiner’s richly atmospheric debut novel shows the storytelling skills he’s honed so brilliantly with his work as writer and executive producer of shows including Mad Men and The...   More info

Force for Good Book Launch

13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Join us for what will be a thought-provoking and insightful dialogue as Lauren Ashburn, Managing Editor and Anchor of ETWN Nightly News, interviews Dr. Engelland about his new...   More info

American Forests Presents Forest Footnotes: David Haskell

13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join American Forests for the first-ever Forest Footnotes book series, a captivating look at the forests that surround us through the lens of three amazing authors. The final talk...   More info

Kramers Sip & Paint

13 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 13 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
From book to Netflix to Kramers Sip & Paint, The Handmaid’s Tale is a classic. Your first drink is on us while Kramerbooks’ own Leila Elmergawi teaches you how to paint the cover...   More info

Weekly Quran Circle: Surah adh-Dhariyat (The Winds) part 1

13 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 13 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
GWU Muslim Students' Association GWU Muslim Students' Association
Salaams everyone! Remember, now we meet Mondays at 7pm at the GW Musallah in Marvin Center Room 406! Monday, November 13th Sûrah: 51 Adh-Dhariyat The Winds Chronological Order...   More info

John Banville | Mrs. Osmond

13 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 13 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
John Banville’s latest novel is a literary paean from one master to another. Née Isabel Archer, Banville’s Mrs. Osmond is the unforgettable heroine of Henry James’s The Portrait...   More info

Enduring Vietnam

14 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 14 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, and the veterans of that war remain largely anonymous figures. Through Enduring Vietnam, James Wright recounts the experiences of...   More info

An Evening With Paul Watson: Solving an Arctic Mystery

14 Nov 18:30 - 20:10 14 Nov 18:30 - 20:10 - Washington Washington
Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History invites you to attend an evening with photographer and best-selling author Paul Watson. Watson’s new book, Ice Ghosts weaves together the...   More info

Finally Got The News!- Author Talk with Brad Duncan

14 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 14 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Collector and author Brad Duncan will be joining us to talk about archiving and collecting radical history, as well presenting a wide sampling of original rare printed items from...   More info

Maya Jasanoff | The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

14 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 14 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Maya Jasanoff’s inspired blend of biography, history, criticism, and travelogue focuses on Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) as a man of both his time and our own. Anticipating many of...   More info

To Be Rescheduled: Conversations with "Sole Survivor" & PRISC

15 Nov 18:00 - 20:30 15 Nov 18:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Arts of the Pamlico Arts of the Pamlico
From our CEO: To all, Due to family emergencies, Holly Dunn will have to cancel her appearance at the Pamlico Rose Institute's An Evening Conversation with Holly Dunn on...   More info

Scalia Speaks

15 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 15 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
This definitive collection of beloved Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s finest speeches selected by Christopher Scalia and the Justice’s former law clerk Edward Whelan covers...   More info

Beryl A. Radin for Leaving South Dakota

15 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 15 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
Leaving South Dakota is the tale of Beryl Radin and her experience growing up as a first generation Jewish American in the Midwest. From her small Jewish community of Aberdeen...   More info

Look Away: collected images from the Trump campaign

15 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 15 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Hear writer Paul Sherman talk about his experience documening the Trump campaign trail via the rude, sexist, and racist political items helped galvanize supporters during the 2016...   More info

Gordon S. Wood | Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferso

15 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 15 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In this magisterial dual biography, Wood notes that though Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died within hours of each other on July 4, 1826, little else in their long relationship...   More info

NAAP Reads: DC Book Club

15 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 15 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Middle East Books and More Middle East Books and More
Continuing Fall 2017's NAAP Reads book club we'll be reading The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets by Khairy Shalaby. We'd like to switch things up and make...   More info

American Culture Topics Book Discussion

16 Nov 15:00 - 16:00 16 Nov 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Bill Schwab will lead a discussion group on the book, The Gatekeepers by Chris Whipple. Schwab describes the book as a candid and exhilarating history about the development of the...   More info

Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Reading

16 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 16 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Stand with the Caribbean islands experiencing devastation from recent hurricanes. Hear readings from five DC-area Caribbean authors: Donna Hemans, author of River Woman Merle...   More info

The Great Re-Imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse

16 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 16 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Come join Theodore Richards for a discussion of his latest book The Great Imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse. These are the end times. We hear this sentiment in one...   More info

Elizabeth Rosner for Survivor Cafe

16 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 16 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
As survivors of many of the twentieth century’s most monumental events the Holocaust, Hiroshima, the Killing Fields begin to pass away, Survivor Café addresses urgent questions...   More info

David Ignatius | The Quantum Spy: A Thriller

16 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 16 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In his latest international spy thriller, Ignatius taps into the high-stakes, high-tech world of cyber-spies. The equivalent of last century’s race to develop an atom bomb, the...   More info

Indie Next Author Visits Washington and St. Clair

17 Nov 10:00 - 14:00 17 Nov 10:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Author Dusti Bowling will be visiting schools in our community on Friday, Nov. 17 to share her book Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus. If you would like to order a...   More info

Blown Cover Book Signing

17 Nov 12:00 - 07 Dec 18:00 17 Nov 12:00 - 07 Dec 18:00 - Washington Washington
International Spy Museum International Spy Museum
Mark will be signing copies of his latest thriller, Blown Cover, as well as his other novels and children's book...   More info

Teen Open Mic Night

17 Nov 17:30 - 18:30 17 Nov 17:30 - 18:30 - Washington Washington
Hickory Stick Bookshop Hickory Stick Bookshop
The Hickory Stick Bookshop and the Gunn Memorial Library are proud to present a Teen Open Mic Night to celebrate the end of their first Teen Writing Workshop series. Anyone...   More info

Book Launch: The Pain-Free Path to College

17 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 17 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
United Macedonian Diaspora United Macedonian Diaspora
Invitation to a Book Launch! You are cordially invited to the launch of The Pain-Free Path to College: A Step-by-Step Guide to College Admission and Life Success by...   More info

Vibrator Nation - Author Talk with Lynn Comella

17 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 17 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
In the 1970s a group of pioneering feminist entrepreneurs launched a movement that ultimately changed the way sex was talked about, had, and enjoyed. Boldly reimagining who sex...   More info

David Goldfield | The Gifted Generation

17 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 17 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Thanks in large part to an activist federal government, the years following World War II saw unprecedented economic growth in this country, and this prosperity was matched with...   More info

11/17: Susan Meiselas Opening Reception

17 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 17 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Leica Store DC Leica Store DC
The Leica Store DC will be exhibiting the photographs of Susan Meiselas and will be hosting an opening reception and book signing during Fotoweek DC on Friday, November 17th, from...   More info

In The Den: Jenn Pelly with Katie Alice Greer | The Raincoats

17 Nov 20:00 - 21:30 17 Nov 20:00 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
In the first book to tell the story of the Raincoats, Jenn Pelly traces the radical band’s impact on both punk music and feminism. The Raincoats started in the basement of a...   More info

Educator Breakfast at the Bookstore

18 Nov 09:00 - 12:00 18 Nov 09:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
We're hosting a breakfast for area teachers with three award-winning children's book authors who will be in the area for the NCTE Conference! Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Phyllis...   More info

Ridgemont Book Fair at Politics & Prose

18 Nov 10:00 - 14:00 18 Nov 10:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Come join Ridgemont families, staff and friends at the Annual Ridgemont Book Fair at DC's landmark Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Av., NW. Politics & Prose will...   More info

Book Signing: Blake Chambers

18 Nov 10:00 - 12:00 18 Nov 10:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
Cherry Ghost Coffee House Cherry Ghost Coffee House
Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with author Blake Chambers...   More info

Silhouette Event in Washington, DC at Barston's Childs Play

18 Nov 10:00 - 18:00 18 Nov 10:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Barstons Child's Play Barstons Child's Play
Karl will be creating hand cut silhouettes by appointment at Barstons Child's Play in Washington DC. Each one takes only a minute or two and all ages are welcome even the squirmy...   More info

Storytime: La Princesa and the Pea

18 Nov 11:00 - 11:30 18 Nov 11:00 - 11:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a special storytime with Juana Martinez-Neal Author Illustrator and La Princesa and the Pea. The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual...   More info

Jeff Koehler | Where the Wild Coffee Grows

18 Nov 13:00 - 13:30 18 Nov 13:00 - 13:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Jeff Koehler’s expansive history of Arabica coffee starts in the isolated cloud forests of southwestern Ethiopia, where the berry has been harvested by the Kafa people for...   More info

Learn How to Build a Liberation School with Agyei Tyehimba

18 Nov 13:00 - 15:00 18 Nov 13:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Sankofa Video Books & Cafe Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
Agyei Tyehimba is founder of the Harlem Liberation School (HLS), a center committed to empowering Black people with knowledge and skill sets to raise consciousness and leadership...   More info

Justice League Day!

18 Nov 12:00 - 15:00 18 Nov 12:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Its Justice League Day! We here at Zeeks want to celebrate this monumental Release weekend in style! We are doing deals, cool JL oriented raffles and more! Meet and Greet with...   More info

Poetry Reading with Ann Philips and Henry Crawford

18 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 18 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Come to The Potter's House for a poetry reading from Ann Philips and Henry Crawford. See below for more details about their work! In A Language the Land Is Inventing , poet Ann...   More info

Mark Parascandola's Once Upon a Time in Almeria: Book Launch and

18 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 18 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
On November 18, Mark Parascandola will be partnering with FotoweekDC to share the book of his recent work Once Upon a Time in Almeria, published by Daylight with a signing and...   More info

Indie Book Club: Gardens of Glass

18 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 18 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
We're gonna be talking about reclusive British artist Lando's Moebius-esque, post-apocalyptic/ancient Greek story Gardens of Glass?? If you were into Island magazine, this will be...   More info

LET's Learn to Collage

18 Nov 13:30 18 Nov 13:30 - Washington Washington
LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts
Try your hand at collage. Start collecting those bits and pieces of your life that you normally toss in the trash. We will be creating some works of art using some of the...   More info

James H. Mittelman | Implausible Dream

18 Nov 15:30 - 17:00 18 Nov 15:30 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
The goal of many universities today is to become world-class institutions. This seems reasonable enough at first glance, but in his detailed analysis of higher education in the...   More info

Abigail Marsh | The Fear Factor

18 Nov 18:00 - 19:00 18 Nov 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Abigail Marsh, an associate professor of psychology at Georgetown, directs the university’s Laboratory on Social and Affective Neuroscience, which won the prestigious Cozzarelli...   More info

Fantom Trivia Night: spring forward FALL BACK Edition

18 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 18 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Join Fantom Comics for geeky trivia, booze and the chance to win The Gauntlet! Join as a team or individually. For those new folks: Fantom Trivia night is ten rounds of all pop...   More info

Holiday Open House 2017 ~ Let's get this Holiday started!

19 Nov 13:00 - 18:00 19 Nov 13:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Weathered Creations Weathered Creations
Weathered Creations is excited to host an open house in their new location in Washington, NJ. Shopping, Demonstrations and Customizing on the spot are some of the things you can...   More info

D.C. Book Launch: The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

19 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 19 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
D.C. friends! Come grill the author (me) about The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah , in conversation with the inimitable Shana Knizhnik (ACLU, Notorius RBG ). Hecklers welcome. Everyone...   More info

Meet Patrick McDonnell at "Me Jane" the Musical

19 Nov 13:30 - 16:00 19 Nov 13:30 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Great news! Me...Jane attendees will have the opportunity to meet author Patrick McDonnell at The Kennedy Center on Sunday, November 19! Patrick will be signing copies of his...   More info

Queer Book Club: America

19 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 19 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
SHE'S BEAUTY. SHE'S GRACE. SHE'LL PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE. America volume 1 is out from Marvel, and we're gonna talk about it! So gather around to hear about everyone's favorite...   More info

Young Neighbors Book Club

19 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 19 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Monthly book discussion for readers in upper elementary school and beyond about the book Cinder by Melissa Meyer, the first book in the Lunar Chronicles series.. Get the book at...   More info

Teen Book Chat

19 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 19 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join fellow middle/high school students for our monthly Teen Book Chat for a discussion on Turtles All the Way Down, by John Green. If you love this popular new book or just love...   More info


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