Past Events

Sawsan Chalabi, H is For Haiku

14 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 14 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 - Washington Washington
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Join East City Bookshop and acclaimed illustrator Sawsan Chalabi to celebrate H is For Haiku. - In H Is For Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z, the late poet Sydell Rosenberg...   More info

Inaugural Sunday Supper Book Club, Dinner - Melissa Clark

15 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 15 Apr 17:00 - 18:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join East City Bookshop for the inaugural meeting of Sunday Supper Club, which will cook from Melissa Clark's Dinner. Bring a dish to share...   More info

Elizabeth Acevedo, Poet X

16 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 16 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join East City Bookshop and Liz Acevedo, author of Poet X, for a reading and discussion. This event is free for everyone. A copy of The Poet X must be purchased from East City...   More info

Philip Dean Walker, Read By Strangers

20 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 20 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
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Join East City and Philip Dean Walker to launch Read By Strangers, with a reading, discussion, Q&A, and signing. - Read by Strangers is a collection of fifteen stories exploring...   More info

DCPL Author Fest Happy Hour

21 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 21 Apr 17:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join DCPL Author Fest for a social hour following the close of this year's Author Fest at the Library of Congress. - All books by featured and speaking authors will be available...   More info

Black Ladies Brunch Collective with Amanda Johnston

22 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 22 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Black Ladies Who Brunch Collective presents Amanda Johnston, author of Another Way To Say Enter. There will be a reading from Amanda, as well as the BLBC from their own anthology...   More info

M.L. Rio, If We Were Villains Paperback Launch

22 Apr 16:00 - 17:00 22 Apr 16:00 - 17:00 - Washington Washington
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Join East City Bookshop and M.L. Rio, author of If We Were Villains, for a discussion, Q&A and signing. Part coming-of-age story, part confession, If We Were Villains explores...   More info

Gregg Easterbrook, It's Better Than It Looks

24 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 24 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Gregg Easterbrook for a discussion of It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons For Optimism In An Age of Fear followed by a Q&A and signing. - America, like most of the world...   More info

Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost

27 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 27 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join New York Times best-selling author of The Light We Lost Jill Santopolo for a book signing, discussion, and reading. - The New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon...   More info

Independent Bookstore Day and East City's Second Birthday!

28 Apr 10:00 - 20:00 28 Apr 10:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
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April 28th is Independent Bookstore Day and East City Bookshop's 2nd Birthday! Saturday will feature a full slate of giveaways, readings for adults and kids, author visits, dog...   More info

Dayna Kurtz, Mother Matters

29 Apr 11:30 - 12:30 29 Apr 11:30 - 12:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
Join Dayna Kurtz, author of the Huffington Post Mother Matters blog, for a reading and discussion of Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Healthy, Happy Mom. - Millions of...   More info

Eastern Market Book Club April Meeting

29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 14:00 - 16:00 - Washington Washington
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Join fellow William and Mary alumni and friends to read and discuss books. William and Mary alumni, friends, regular attendees, and new book lovers are all welcome! The April...   More info

National Woman's Party Centennial Book Talk with Elaine Weiss

03 May 18:30 - 19:30 03 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
East City Bookshop East City Bookshop
The National Woman's Party and East City Bookshop present Elaine Weiss, author The Woman's Hour, for a Centennial Book Talk. - The Woman's Hour tells the story of the nail-biting...   More info

Featured Storytime with Brian Wray, Unraveling Rose

12 May 11:00 - 12:00 12 May 11:00 - 12:00 - Washington Washington
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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

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

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

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

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


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