Lead with GUTS: Radical Courage for Business and Nonprofit Leaders

09 May 19:00 - 20:30 09 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
American Legion Kenneth Nash Post 8 American Legion Kenneth Nash Post 8
Does your company do the BiG things right? Consider this, Nearly 50 of business leaders have reportedly hit their level of Incompetence. 70 of employees in America say they...   More info

From Novice to Novelist – Crash Course

12 May 10:00 - 17:00 12 May 10:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer, Roy Peter Clark The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery, Robert J. Ray John DeDakis is a former Senior Copy Editor on CNN's...   More info

Barbara Kanninen: Circle Rolls

12 May 10:30 - 11:30 12 May 10:30 - 11:30 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Join author Barbara Kanninen for storytime with her latest book, Circle Rolls. Kids will be able to participate in the story and make shapes with craft materials provided. When...   More info

Featured Storytime with Brian Wray, Unraveling Rose

12 May 11:00 - 12:00 12 May 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Brian Wray, author of Unraveling Rose, for a featured storytime. - Rose is a stuffed bunny who loves the little boy she lives with and all the fun they have together. They...   More info

Dambisa Moyo | Edge of Chaos

12 May 15:30 - 16:30 12 May 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
While for many decades liberal democracy has proven itself a reliable engine of growth, today it is failing. Moyo, one of today’s leading economists, argues that unless democracy...   More info

Carlo Rovelli | The Order Of Time

12 May 19:00 - 20:00 12 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Presentation of Rovelli's new book The Order of Time...   More info

Short Story Happy Hour, Viet Thanh Nguyen

14 May 18:30 - 19:30 14 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Short Story Happy Hour Book Club will read and discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen's story The Other Man from his collection The Refugees. Come and join the discussion! - With the...   More info

Heather Gautney with Adolph Reed, Jr. and Larry Cohen

15 May 19:00 - 20:00 15 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose at The Wharf Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Join Heather Gautney, Adolph L. Reed, Jr., and Larry Cohen for a wide-ranging conversation on the lessons learned from Bernie Sanders’s revolutionary presidential campaign and how...   More info

Maxim Loskutoff for Come West and See

16 May 18:30 - 19:30 16 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
This searing debut reimagines the American West through linked stories describing a violent rural separatist movement. Come West and See is a work both timely and timeless. Set in...   More info

James Forman, Jr.: Crime and Punishment in Black America (DC)

17 May 18:00 - 20:00 17 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
NYU DC: Abramson Family Auditorium NYU DC: Abramson Family Auditorium
6:00 p.m. Check-in 6:30 p.m. Program 7:45 p.m. Book signing Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color...   More info

Find Your Whistle: Simple Gifts Touch Hearts & Change Lives

17 May 18:00 - 20:30 17 May 18:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Four-Time International Whistling Champion Christopher Ullman presents Find Your Whistle, the heartwarming, hilarious, and outrageous journey of a Washington and Wall Street...   More info

A Class on The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

17 May 18:30 - 20:30 17 May 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Join this discussion about the bestselling (and highly entertaining) novel, Chloe Benjamin's The Immortalists, as we dissect the themes of destiny, magic and the power of belief...   More info

Jonathan Green: Sex, Money, Murder

17 May 19:00 - 20:00 17 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Bronx had one of the highest per capita murder rates in the country. The use of crack cocaine surged, replacing heroin as the high of choice...   More info

Stephen McCauley: My Ex-Life

18 May 19:00 - 20:00 18 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Many years ago, David Hedges and Julie Fiske had a short, sweet marriage, before they parted ways and left for opposite coasts. Now, they haven't seen each other in almost 30...   More info

Allan Topol - Russian Resurgence | Book Signing

19 May 13:00 - 16:00 19 May 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
International Spy Museum International Spy Museum
Join us at the Spy Store for an in-store book signing of Russian Resurgence by Allan Topol. Allan is the author of thirteen novels of international intrigue. Two of them, Spy...   More info

Parlez-Vous Anglais? Survival French & French Travel Tips

19 May 13:00 - 15:00 19 May 13:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
This two-hour crash course will give you the basic vocabulary, cultural knowledge, and psychological orientation you need to get off on the right foot in France. You will learn...   More info

Erin Danielle Russell: How to Trick the Tooth Fairy

20 May 10:30 - 11:30 20 May 10:30 - 11:30 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Kaylee loves pulling pranks: from dropping water balloons on passers by to even tricking Santa Claus, she’s a prize-winning prankster! But is she the Princess of Pranks? No! That...   More info

Sergio de La Pava, Lost Empress

20 May 16:00 - 17:00 20 May 16:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join East City Bookshop and Sergio de la Pava, author of Lost Empress, for a reading, discussion, Q&A, and book signing. - One of The Millions’ Most Anticipated Books of 2018...   More info

GT : Rolling Thunder

23 May 00:00 - 28 May 03:00 23 May 00:00 - 28 May 03:00 - Washington Washington
Washington, District of Columbia Washington, District of Columbia
We have a block of rooms at Best Western , Pentagon , Reagan Airport. Check in Thursday May 24th and check out Sunday May 27 . We have six rooms blocked. In the past we have had...   More info

Franchesca Ramsey in Conversation with Damon Young | WTEQ

23 May 19:00 - 21:00 23 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Franchesca Ramsey's sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays explores race, identity, online activism, and the downfall of real communication in the age of social...   More info

Molly Crabapple, Brothers Of The Gun

25 May 18:30 - 19:30 25 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Molly Crabapple, illustrator of Brothers of The Gun, and Latoya Peterson, deputy editor at ESPN's The Undefeated, for a reading, discussion, Q&A, and signing. - A bracingly...   More info

Women Empower Expo | WEX DC 2018

26 May 10:00 - 17:00 26 May 10:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Women Empower Expo (WEX) is an experiential one-day event taking place in select cities across North America. The WEX experience is filled with workshops, panels, breakout...   More info

Lori Williams at Blues Alley ~ Out of the Box

26 May 20:00 26 May 20:00 - Washington Washington
Blues Alley Blues Alley
Lori Williams Performance at Blues Alley in Washington, DC Two shows at 8 and 10 pm. Lori Williams seamlessly moves from Jazz to R&B in ways the listener can feel at home with...   More info

NPC Headliners Book Event: Fox News Channel's Bret Baier, "Three Days in...

29 May 19:30 - 21:00 29 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
National Press Club National Press Club
Bret Baier, Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, will share his latest book Three Days in Moscow...   More info

YZ Chin, Though I Get Home

31 May 18:30 - 19:30 31 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join YZ Chin, author of Though I Get Home, for a reading, discussion, and Q&A, followed by a signing. YZ will be joined by Jeannie Vanasco, author of The Glass Eye. - In these...   More info

Bret Baier | Three Days in Moscow

31 May 19:30 - 20:30 31 May 19:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Baier’s Three Days in January looked back at the early years of the Cold War, analyzing the historical moment through Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell address. His new book recreates a...   More info

Andrew Sean Greer at Politics & Prose

05 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 05 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
I have done a reading here for every one of my 6 books, despite being recalled as P&P's worst former employee. Happy to be back for the paperback of LESS...   More info

OutWrite presents Our Queer Mother Earth

09 Jun 14:00 09 Jun 14:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
An ecojustice and climate change reading. Readers. Danielle Badra, Jen Deerinwater, Danielle Evennou, Devi Lockwood, Sam Mahone, Rhodes, and Xemi the Two-Spirit. Moderated by...   More info

Author Talk and Book Signing

12 Jun 18:00 - 21:00 12 Jun 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fort Lesley J. McNair Fort Lesley J. McNair
Hosted by the Civil War Roundtable of...   More info

Right Brain Writing: The Art of Losing

13 Jun 18:30 - 21:00 13 Jun 18:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Explore your creative side in this session, one of a series of stand-alone classes with prompts designed to get your subconscious flowing. Through guided exercises, we’ll focus on...   More info

The End of Policing: Discussion with Alex Vitale

21 Jun 18:30 - 20:00 21 Jun 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Please join us for a night with author, activist, and sociologist Alex Vitale as he discusses his new book The End of Policing. Recent years have seen an explosion of protest...   More info

Joshua Keating: Invisible Countries

26 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 26 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
What is a country? While certain basic criteria borders, a government, and recognition from other countries seem obvious, journalist Joshua Keating’s book explores exceptions to...   More info

Allen Gannett: The Creative Curve

27 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 27 Jun 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
DC-based entrepreneur and founder of TrackMaven, Allen Gannett discusses the science behind creative success in The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea at the Right Time...   More info

Northeast Library Reptiles Alive Show

07 Jul 11:00 - 11:30 07 Jul 11:00 - 11:30 - Washington Washington
Friends of the Northeast Library Friends of the Northeast Library
Colorful live reptiles presented by an engaging and kid-friendly Wildlife Educator make a Reptiles Alive show fun for all ages! Enjoy exciting stories about how the animals...   More info

Hatsune Miku in Washington, DC

12 Jul 20:00 - 23:00 12 Jul 20:00 - 23:00 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
July 12, 2018 Thursday 8:00 PM The Anthem 901 Wharf St SW Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Performers:Hatsune Miku For Ticket info: http:/washingtondc.eventful.com...   More info

Liv Constantine: The Last Mrs. Parrish

24 Jul 19:00 - 20:00 24 Jul 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Solid State Books Solid State Books
Now in paperback, THE LAST MRS. PARRISH is a mesmerizing psychological thriller full of delicious twists and turns, about a coolly manipulative woman who worms her way into the...   More info

Tenley Library Reptiles Alive Show

02 Aug 14:00 - 14:30 02 Aug 14:00 - 14:30 - Washington Washington
D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch D.C. Public Library, Tenley-Friendship Branch
Colorful live reptiles presented by an engaging and kid-friendly Wildlife Educator make a Reptiles Alive show fun for all ages! Enjoy exciting stories about how the animals...   More info

Washington D.C.

26 Sep 06:00 - 30 Sep 23:00 26 Sep 06:00 - 30 Sep 23:00 - Washington Washington
Washington, District of Columbia Washington, District of Columbia
Travel to our Nation’s Capital to see national treasures and monuments of iconic American history. This guided sightseeing tour includes visits to 7 memorials such as The United...   More info

Island at Songbyrd

05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe
ON SALE 3/23! - Songbyrd Presents ISLAND Friday October 5, 2018 D: 7:00 S: 8:00 PM - After their sold out show at London’s Scala last November, ISLAND prepare to headline Heaven...   More info

Post Script! A Kramerbooks Favorite at Your Door Each Month

01 May 00:00 01 May 00:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
Post Script! A Kramerbooks Favorite at Your Door Each Month What is Post Script! and why should I sign up? Post Script! (P.S.) is a monthly subscription service. One handpicked...   More info


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