Book Events: Authors, Book Signings & Festivals DC Metro

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The Annual Northern Virginia Jewish Book Fair

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Dec. 8 – 11
Browse our collection of the 2019 Jewish Book Council Selections and other bestselling titles, and join us for discussions from top authors.

The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols

Folger Shakespeare Library
Sat. Oct 26
Be among the first to hear about the author’s first experiences reading the tales of the Great Detective.

I Put a Spell on You: Annie Finch and Kiki Petrosino

Folger Theatre
Mon. Oct 28
Two poets explore the realms of witchcraft and womanhood in all seasons of life.

Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back

National Archives
Tue. Oct 29
Jackie Speier was 28 when she joined Congressman Leo Ryan’s delegation to rescue defectors from cult leader Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana.

Fast Food Literature and Lunch

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Tue. Dec 10
This fun, argumentative, and frequently surprising pop history of American fast food will thrill and educate food lovers of all speeds.

Love and Happiness: George Bilgere, Tim Seibles, and Keith S. Wilson

Folger Theatre
Mon. Dec 9
Three poets read together for a night of uplifting humor and luminous praise on the themes of love and happiness.

Chopin: the Raphael of the Piano

Library of Congress
Sat. Nov 16
Alan Walker, the renowned biographer of Franz Liszt, returns to the Library with a new life of Chopin.

A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Lawrence J. Vale

Mt Pleasant Library
Sat. Oct 19
Lawrence Val talks about his book After the Projects.

Secrets of the Blue Zones Kitchen

National Geographic
Tue. Dec 3
Dan Buettner debuts his first cookbook—a blend of National Geographic photography, 100 recipes inspired by the Blue Zones.

Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: Tom Sleigh and Lesley Dill

Folger Theatre
Mon. Dec 9
Poet Tom Sleigh and artist Lesley Dill shares there Dickinson-influenced work.

Spotlights

The Annual Northern Virginia Jewish Book Fair

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Dec. 8 – 11

Jewish Book Fair Opening Day

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Sun. Dec 8

Dr. Azar Nafisi - Reading Lolita in Tehran

CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Nov 6

The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book

CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Oct 30

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Senator Sherrod Brown

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Nov 19

Friday Afternoon with Bernstein

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Fri. Oct 25

Secrets of the Blue Zones Kitchen

National Geographic
Tue. Dec 3

National Book Festival Presents André Aciman

Library of Congress
Wed. Nov 13
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