Busboys and Poets Books: Welcome to the Revolution

23 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 23 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we Welcome the Revolution with longtime activist and scholar Charles Derber, for the DC launch and signing of his new book that features...   More info

Kramers Sip & Pumpkin - Pumpkin Painting and Costume Contest

23 Oct 19:00 - 21:30 23 Oct 19:00 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
Get into the Halloween spirit with our Wine and Pumpkin Painting class on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM. Come donned in your spookiest costume and you’ll be eligible to win a...   More info

The Life of a Poet with Ron Charles – Dawn Lundy Martin

23 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 23 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Hill Center Hill Center
Join Ron Charles, The Washington Post Editor of Book World, for an in-depth discussion with poet Dawn Lundy Martin. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider...   More info

Jennifer Egan | Manhattan Beach

23 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 23 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for her tour de force of style and storytelling, A Visit From the Goon Squad. Her fifth...   More info

Hitler’s Monsters: Nazi Germany and the Occult

24 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 24 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
International Spy Museum International Spy Museum
The Nazi fascination with the occult is legendary, and in reality the supernatural was an essential part of the Nazi project. The regime enlisted astrology and the paranormal...   More info

Jere Van Dyk for The Trade

24 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 24 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
In 2014, Jere Van Dyk traveled to Afghanistan to try to discover the motives behind a kidnapping that had occurred six years earlier-his own. He was haunted by questions about why...   More info

Adam Braver, The Disappeared with Howard Norman

24 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 24 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Author Adam Braver speaks about his new novel, The Disappeared, with fellow author, educator and National Book Award nominee Howard Norman. In Braver's novel, two strangers are...   More info

D.C. Launch of Two-Countries Anthology

24 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 24 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Hosted by Derrick Weston Brown Readers include Alan King, Laura Shovan, Patrick Washington, Regie Cabico , Risikat Okedeyi, Saida Agostini and Silvana Straw. This event will be...   More info

LET's Make a Star Book

24 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 24 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts
Another in our book binding series, presented by Mary Patterson. This amazing book is in the form of a star, yet will fold flat as a book. You can hang it as a part of your decor...   More info

DC Punk Archive - Wheatpasting Workshop

24 Oct 19:00 24 Oct 19:00 - Washington Washington
Woodridge Neighborhood Library Woodridge Neighborhood Library
WHEATPASTING WORKSHOP Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. Woodridge Neighborhood Library 1801 Hamlin St N.E. Learn to wheatpaste the art of gluing oversized photocopies to walls! Glue...   More info

Maria Alyokhina | Riot Days

24 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 24 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Maria Alyokhina is one of the founding members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest punk rock organization formed in 2011. In her sharp and defiant memoir she looks back...   More info

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Simba Sana

25 Oct 18:30 - 20:30 25 Oct 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Simba Sana to Takoma for a reading and signing of his book. Never Stop is the wrenching memoir of Simba Sana, the...   More info

Latino Leaders Speak with Mickey Ibarra

25 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 25 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at this panel of contributors to Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph. Co-editor Mickey Ibarra, founder of...   More info

Pop Culture Uncovered live podcast: Horror Movies!

25 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 25 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Join the Pop Culture Uncovered crew for another interactive live podcast! The theme this month will be HORROR. What terrifies you? What just isn't all that scary? Let us know...   More info

Jerry Yellin: The Last Fighter Pilot

25 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 25 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
National Museum of American Jewish Military History National Museum of American Jewish Military History
Jerry Yellin will join us to tell the incredible true story of the final combat mission of World War II. Nine days after Hiroshima, on the morning of August 15th, two Jewish...   More info

Jonathan Eig | Ali: A Life — in conversation with Kevin Merida

25 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 25 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a slave name he abandoned when he converted to Islam. He grew up in segregated Kentucky and started training as a...   More info

Mystery Author Karen Musser Nortman

26 Oct 12:00 - 13:00 26 Oct 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
Washington Public Library Washington Public Library
Washington Free Public Library Foundation presents Mystery Author Karen Musser Nortman LIVE Book Reading & Signing Thursday, October 26 @ 12 p.m. Visit her website at www...   More info

Daser: EcoArt

26 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 26 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
National Academy of Sciences National Academy of Sciences
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering...   More info

Marjorie J. Spruill: Divided We Stand

26 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 26 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Woman's National Democratic Club Woman's National Democratic Club
Marjorie J. Spruill: Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values that Polarized American Politics The 1970s will be seen as a pivotal time in our history...   More info

Open Gaming: Featuring Bolt Action!

26 Oct 17:30 - 20:30 26 Oct 17:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Bolt Action is our Main game played on Thursday evenings. Come check out this fantastic World War 2 Miniatures Game. However there is plenty of space for gamers to come up and...   More info

Urban Preparation - Author Talk with Chezare Warren

26 Oct 18:30 26 Oct 18:30 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Come join us in a conversation with Chezare A. Warren about his latest book, Urban Preparation: Young Black Men Moving from Chicago's South Side to Success in Higher Education...   More info

Jason Reynolds | Long Way Down

26 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 26 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Fifteen-year-old Will stands in his building’s elevator, a gun tucked into his waistband, heart thudding with grief and fear. When he reaches the lobby, he knows what he has to do...   More info

Dr. Cyril Wecht - SOLD OUT

26 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 26 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Citizens Library & District Center Citizens Library & District Center
This event is SOLD OUT Dr. Cyril Wecht, nationally-acclaimed Forensic expert will discuss his famous cases. Refreshments and book signing to follow program. Sponsored by...   More info

The Uncorked Reading Series with The Book Maven — in The Den

26 Oct 20:00 - 21:00 26 Oct 20:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Please note this event has moved to Thursday, October 26 Eat, drink, and be scary with this month’s installment of Uncorked in the Den. Be spirited away by local book critic and...   More info

Todd Reed Custom Design Event

27 Oct 11:00 - 28 Oct 16:00 27 Oct 11:00 - 28 Oct 16:00 - Washington Washington
I. Gorman Jewelers I. Gorman Jewelers
Design & Transform Repurpose and redesign your old jewelry! This exclusive collaboration with the artist and designer provides a rare opportunity to transform the items in your...   More info

Book Launch: Jennifer Chang, Some Say the Lark, with Lisa Page

27 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 27 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Lisa Page (We Wear The Mask) hosts a joint reading and book signing at the launch of poet Jennifer Chang's Some Say the Lark. Chang’s poems narrate grief and loss, and...   More info

Wake-up Call for Civil Liberties

27 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 27 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
National Coalition To Protect Civil Freedoms (NCPCF) National Coalition To Protect Civil Freedoms (NCPCF)
The U.S. government’s so-called war on terror has led to numerous abuses and infringements on the civil liberties of Americans, particularly those who are Muslim. Hundreds of...   More info

Alex Prud'homme and Katie Pratt | France Is a Feast

27 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 27 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Julia Child and Paul Child moved to France in 1948, and their years there made Julia a world-renowned chef and turned Paul into an accomplished photographer. Using Paul’s pictures...   More info

Halloween Comicfest at Fantom!

28 Oct 12:00 - 15:00 28 Oct 12:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
Come one and all to Halloween Comicfest! We'll have spooky arts and crafts for little ghouls and goblins, along with free comics all day for all ages...   More info

Halloween Comic Fest: Free Comics and Great Deals

28 Oct 12:00 - 18:00 28 Oct 12:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Its a scary good time to be a Comic fan! We will have a bunch of goodies for all trick or treaters. Come down to Zeeks Comics and Games to get yourselves some Free Halloween...   More info

Mike Duncan | The Storm Before the Storm

28 Oct 13:00 - 14:00 28 Oct 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
From 509 BCE to its conquest of the Mediterranean, the Roman Republic was a model of stability. As it grew, however, it became unwieldy and fell prey to the bad influences of the...   More info

Harry Potter In the Hood

28 Oct 14:00 28 Oct 14:00 - Washington Washington
The Future Foundation The Future Foundation
We solemnly swear we are up to no good! Join us for a family-friendly celebration of all things Harry Potter. Our guests will enjoy being sorted into their houses by our very...   More info

John Hechinger | True Gentlemen

28 Oct 15:30 - 16:30 28 Oct 15:30 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Hechinger’s investigation of college fraternities focuses on Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a national organization of 230 chapters with more than 15,000 undergraduate brothers...   More info

John Hodgman - Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

28 Oct 18:00 - 19:00 28 Oct 18:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
John Hodgman, aka, Judge John Hodgman , The Deranged Millionaire, and The Daily Show's Resident Expert, is a comedian, actor, and the author of The Areas of My Expertise, More...   More info

Fantom Fright Night: Sci-Fi Screamfest!

28 Oct 19:00 - 29 Oct 00:00 28 Oct 19:00 - 29 Oct 00:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
It's that time of year again, ghouls! Fantom's yearly Halloween party will be here before you know it, and we're looking to the stars for this year's theme: Scary Science Fiction...   More info

Whiskey's Ratchet Rave: w/ DC Kash & S&C Mally

28 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 28 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Washington Washington
Jordin's Paradise Wellness Center Jordin's Paradise Wellness Center
Yes...issa RAVE! Glow sticks and outrageous outfits... I wanted a stage to share some of my ratchet, feel good and fun poems with you but I also wanted to DANCE! I assembled the...   More info

Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Photoshoot

29 Oct 10:00 - 15:00 29 Oct 10:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
The Big Bad Woof The Big Bad Woof
Holy Howl-o-ween Batman! The Big Bad Woof is having a Costume Contest! On Sunday October 29th, we'll be welcoming famed pet photographer Melissa McDaniel back to the Woof for a...   More info

Blerds Who Brunch | DC (Halloween Edition)

29 Oct 13:00 - 16:00 29 Oct 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Fantom Comics Fantom Comics
You read that right. We are having a Halloween edition of Blerds Who Brunch! Cosplay strongly encouraged! Date: Sunday, October 29th, 1-4 pm Location: Fantom Comics, 2010 P St...   More info

Victoria Sweet | Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

29 Oct 13:00 - 14:00 29 Oct 13:00 - 14:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
As Sweet memorably recounted in God’s Hotel, she has spent most of her twenty-five-year medical practice working at San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital. A descendant of the old...   More info

Alice Waters | Coming to My Senses

29 Oct 15:00 - 16:00 29 Oct 15:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Waters’s memoir combines anecdotes, letters, photos, and recipes to tell the remarkable story of how she opened Chez Panisse and helped launch the local organic food movement. Her...   More info

Barry Blitt | Blitt — in conversation with Mike Allen

29 Oct 17:00 - 18:00 29 Oct 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
From the Obama fist bump to Hillary Clinton in the boxing ring to Donald Trump in a tiara, Blitt’s drawings have indelibly captured key political moments. A cartoonist and...   More info

Book Lecture: Documents That Changed the Way We Live

30 Oct 12:00 - 13:00 30 Oct 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
National Archives Building National Archives Building
Documents are milestones and markers of human activity, and our stories can be told through these objects. In Documents that Changed the Way We Live, professor Joseph Janes...   More info

Death Cafe DC

30 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 30 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Http:/deathcafe.com/deathcafe/5398/ This Death Café will take place in the backroom of Potters House Cafe. It will provide an opportunity for individuals of any background...   More info

American Forests Presents Forest Footnotes: Jill Jonnes

30 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 30 Oct 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 second...   More info

Gareth Hinds - Poe: Stories and Poems

30 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 30 Oct 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Get ready for an evening of spooky tales with Gareth Hinds' graphic novel adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's best-known stories and poems. Adults and younger readers alike will get...   More info

John Boyne for The Heart's Invisible Furies

30 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 30 Oct 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy With The Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course of one man’s life, beginning and ending in post...   More info

Roger D. Hodge | Texas Blood

30 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 30 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Hodge is a born and bred Texan who feels deep ambivalence about his home state. Seven generations of Hodges have lived on the borderlands, and Hodge uses his family’s stories to...   More info

Memoirs Book Club

30 Oct 18:30 30 Oct 18:30 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join facilitator Kara Bell for a discussion on Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood...   More info

Peter Edelman | Not a Crime to Be Poor

31 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 31 Oct 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
One revelation of the Justice Department’s Ferguson Report was racially biased policing, and another is a system of laws and fees that have effectively made poverty a crime. By...   More info

HAPPY 3rd Anniversary!

01 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 01 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Upshur Street Books Upshur Street Books
A big THANK YOU!!! to all of our neighbors, customers and supporters. Help us celebrate our third birthday with a SALE! Everything in the store is 10 off during our Third...   More info

Dave Neiwert for Alt-America

01 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 01 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
The sudden prominence in America of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious Alt-Right figures mystifies many. But the extreme Right has been growing...   More info

DCMJ Planning Meeting #15

01 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 01 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Georgetown Neighborhood Library Georgetown Neighborhood Library
Join DCMJ for our bi-weekly planning meeting at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library! Agenda will be posted on the day of the meeting. Please invite your friends...   More info

Book signing and presentation

02 Nov 17:30 - 19:30 02 Nov 17:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Howard University Bookstore (The HUB) Howard University Bookstore (The HUB)
Join William Jones, author and founder of the Afrofuturism Network, at Howard University bookstore, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm as he discusses and signs copies of his book The Ex-Con...   More info

History After Hours: Talk and Book Signing with Karen Greene

02 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 02 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Smithsonian National Postal Museum Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Join us for an evening talk with Karen Greene, one of the authors of Art Deco Mailboxes: An Illustrated Design History (W.W. Norton & Company). Published in 2014, the book...   More info

Just Right: A Life in Pursuit of Liberty

02 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 02 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Lee Edwards is the preeminent historian of the conservative movement. But as this riveting memoir makes clear, he has not simply observed conservatism as a detached scholar; he...   More info

Kate Moretti for The Blackbird Season

02 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 02 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
In a quiet Pennsylvania town, a thousand dead starlings fall onto a high school baseball field, unleashing a horrifying and unexpected chain of events that will rock the close...   More info

Discuss Ghost Image with Washington Gardener Book Club

02 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 02 Nov 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Soupergirl Soupergirl
For our Garden Book Club's Fall 2017 Meeting we will be discussing: Ghost Image: A Sophie Medina Mystery (Sophie Medina Novels) by Ellen Crosby (fiction) This is one of the few...   More info

Bolt Action League: Winter Offensive

02 Nov 18:00 - 21:00 02 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

The Obama Inheritance panel, feat. Christopher Chambers

03 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 03 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a panel discussion with contributing authors and the editor of THE OBAMA INHERITANCE: 15 STORIES OF CONSPIRACY NOIR, featuring local author Christopher Chambers. Noir...   More info

Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution book tour

03 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 03 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Haymarket Books and the Washington, D.C. International Socialist Organization present Todd Chretien for a public presentation and discussion on his new book, Eyewitnesses to the...   More info

Edelbrand Vinars Tasting

03 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 03 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Neighborhood Reads Neighborhood Reads
Join Lynn DeLean-Weber, co-founder of Edelbrand Pure Distilling, for an evening of learning the art and science of distilling artisanal fruit brandies. Located in Marthasville...   More info

Scott Kelly | Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discover

03 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 03 Nov 19:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
GW Lisner Auditorium GW Lisner Auditorium
Smithsonian Associates in Partnership with Politics and Prose Bookstore Presents Scott Kelly The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days...   More info

NIAF National Convention/Book Signing

04 Nov 09:00 - 16:00 04 Nov 09:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Washington Marriott Wardman Park Washington Marriott Wardman Park
National Italian Convention, Food, Drink, Book...   More info

All Saints Training Camp

04 Nov 11:00 - 12:30 04 Nov 11:00 - 12:30 - Washington Washington
Catholic Information Center Catholic Information Center
Kids of all ages are invited to join us for our All Saints Training Camp on Saturday, November 4th at 11:00 am. Author Julia Harrell will read from her book, How to Be a Hero...   More info

Marvel Comics Day At Zeeks!

04 Nov 12:00 04 Nov 12:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
To celebrate the release of Thor Ragnarok Zeeks wants to give back to you and kickoff our month of savings Marvel Style! Every $10 You Spend puts you in a raffle for a chance to...   More info

Bluefolio

04 Nov 13:00 - 16:00 04 Nov 13:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Sankofa Video Books & Cafe Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
What is BLUEFOLIO? BlueFolio is a hidden original body of work connected to the purpose of an individual which is only discovered through courage, curiosity, and creativity...   More info

New Issues Poetry Reading

04 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 04 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
New Issues poets Abdul Ali, Ailish Hopper, and Wesley Rothman will share work from their most recent collections of poetry, all of which will be available for purchase. Please...   More info

DMV 2017 Real Talk - Ladies UnMasking

04 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 04 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
Woodridge Neighborhood Library Woodridge Neighborhood Library
It's FREE!!!! Please join us for some Real Talk & UnMasking. We often wear the mask as a form of protection, wanting acceptance, hiding our past, not wanting to be hurt or not...   More info

Pokemon Release Weekend Draft!

04 Nov 14:00 - 19:00 04 Nov 14:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Zeek's Comics and Games Zeek's Comics and Games
Booster Drafts are fun and exciting way to play card games. And Pokemon is no different. The object to this event is to get 6 booster packs, sit in a group that we designate for...   More info

Wisdom Circle

05 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 05 Nov 12:00 - 13:00 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
There are some conversations you could not have prepared for, but then you stand amazed and grateful you could be part of them. How do those conversations happen? In the...   More info

Children's Book Signing with Tomie dePaola

05 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 05 Nov 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
Hickory Stick Bookshop Hickory Stick Bookshop
Tomie dePaola, beloved children’s author/illustrator and creator of the classic Strega Nona series, will sign books at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Sunday, November 5th at 2pm to...   More info

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Kwame Alexander

05 Nov 15:00 - 16:30 05 Nov 15:00 - 16:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Please join Busboys and Poets Books at Takoma for a very special afternoon of poetry and rock ’n’ roll! You will be treated to a poetry reading by Newbery Award Medalist Kwame...   More info

Science and Fiction: Life on Other Planets

05 Nov 16:00 - 17:00 05 Nov 16:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Planets bigger than Jupiter that orbit their suns in less than an Earth week. Planets with two suns. Planets with oceans of tar. Planets with perpetual night and others with...   More info

Book Reading: "Stranded in the Jungle: Jerry Nolan's Wild Ride

05 Nov 16:30 - 17:30 05 Nov 16:30 - 17:30 - Washington Washington
Som Records Som Records
Reading starts at 4:30 followed by Q&A and book signing...   More info

Mindful Monday Yoga

06 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 06 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
The Potter's House The Potter's House
Mindful Monday Yoga at Potter's House (FREE) NOTE: This event typically fills up ahead of the date. Please reserve your spot by registering on the Embrace Yoga website (link...   More info

Rally Point: a conversation with Reps. Chris Gibson and Tim Walz

06 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 06 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café
Written by an admired leader of the Republican Party, Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and Revitalize the American Dream looks past the 2016 election, the finger...   More info

Meet Walter Isaacson

06 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 06 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Politics and Prose Bookstore Politics and Prose Bookstore
Walter Isaacson discusses Leonardo da Vinci...   More info

Whistleblower at the CIA: Booktalk and signing w/ Melvin Goodman

07 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 07 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join us for a book talk and signing with Melvin Goodman, former CIA division chief and US-Soviet relations expert. Melvin Goodman will sign books after the event. Goodman's...   More info

Reading - Haim Watzman

07 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 07 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Upshur Street Books Upshur Street Books
Haim Watzman is the author of Company C: An American's Life as a Citizen-Soldier in Israel, and A Crack in the Earth: A Journey Up Israel’s Rift Valley. His fiction, personal...   More info

Denis Leary | Why We Don't Suck

07 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 07 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Sixth & I Sixth & I
Are you a Right Wing Nutjob or a Left Wing Snowflake? Either way, in this third volume of a series that includes Why We Suck and Suck on This, Denis Leary wants to enlist you in...   More info

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

Poetry Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LET's Learn More About Japanese Stab Binding

11 Nov 09:00 - 12:00 11 Nov 09:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts LET's Center for the Healing & Creative Arts
Japanese Stab Binding is a book binding stitch that produces the same design on both the front and back of a handmade book’s spine. It’s easy to learn, but even more fun to...   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 led by Rabbi Michael Bloom Noon 3pm Veterans Day Service Project Join us at the museum between...   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! 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! For the release of their new series COYOTES, talented-playwright-turned-comics-writer Sean Lewis (SAINTS, THE FEW) and rising-star artist...   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

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

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


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