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Joram Piatigorsky - The Speed of Dark: A Memoir

Politics and Prose
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
The son of Jacqueline de Rothschild, a descendent of the French banking family, and Gregor Piatigorsky, the Ukrainian-born cellist, Piatigorsky fils eschewed art and finance for science.

Presidents of War

National Archives
Wed. Nov 28
From James Madison and the War of 1812 to recent times, Presidential historian Michael Beschloss takes a look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into war and mobilized their country for victory.

Jewish Comedy: A Serious History with Author Jeremy Dauber

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Mon. Nov 19
Jeremy Dauber traces the origins of Jewish comedy and its development from biblical times to the age of Twitter.

A Fierce Glory: Antietam—The Desperate Battle that Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

National Archives
Wed. Nov 28
Author Justin Martin renders the Battle of Antietam in a revealing new way.

Laugh Out Loud with David Litt

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
Thu. Dec 6
Full of hilarious stories and told in a truly original voice, Thanks, Obama is an exciting debut about what it means personally, professionally, and politically to grow up. Book Signing to follow.


The J’s Annual Book Fair & Chanukah Sale

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Nov. 18 – 21

Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thu. Dec 13

After Anatevka: Cabaret and Book Signing with Author Alexandra Silber

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Sun. Nov 18
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