Book Events - Authors, Book Signings, Literary Festivals Metro DC

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The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Ada Limón

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Jan 29, 2019
Join Ron Charles, the fiction editor of The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with critically acclaimed poet Ada Limón.

Art AfterWords: A Book Discussion - Henrietta Lacks

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Dec 18
Join staff from the National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library for a monthly discussion of portraits and prose.

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.

Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: The Gorgeous Nothings

Folger Theatre
Mon. Dec 10
This reading and conversation engages with Dickinson scholar Martha Nell Smith, executive editor of the Dickinson Electronic Archives and artist/poet Jen Bervin, creator of The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems.

Meet David and Mark Shannon!

Georgetown Library
Sat. Dec 15
Hosted by the DC Public Library Georgetown Branch, brothers and author/illustrator team Mark and David Shannon will offer a reading of their book, The Acrobat and the Angel.

Spotlights

Joram Piatigorsky - The Speed of Dark: A Memoir

Politics and Prose
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Rebecca Erbelding Rescue Board

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
Sun. Jan 27, 2019

Story Time in the ReSource Room

National Archives
Wed. Dec 12

DeRay Mckesson, Civil Rights Activist, Author

CenterStage at RCC
Mon. Jan 21, 2019

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
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