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Mark Leibovich

In Conversation with Franklin Foer and David Brooks

In This Town, the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine offers insight into Washington’s nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity on the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller.

Date:
Apr 30, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $14
1 ticket + 1 book: $18
2 tickets + 1 book: $24

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Authors & Talks

Senator Elizabeth Warren

The U.S. Senator for Massachusetts tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works—and really doesn’t—in A Fighting Chance.

Date:
May 1, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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SOLD OUT.

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Justice John Paul Stevens

The second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change in order to protect our democracy and the wellbeing of American citizens in Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution.

Date:
May 5, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $28
2 tickets + 1 book: $38

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Authors & Talks

Dear Prudence – Mommy Dearest Edition

Slate’s Emily Yoffe, author of the advice column, “Dear Prudence,” joins Laura Helmuth, Slate’s science and health editor, for a pre-Mother’s Day conversation about relationships with our mothers

Date:
May 6, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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$20

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Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

In The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know, the broadcast journalists argue that women continue to trail men in earnings and professional equity because they lack commensurate self-assurance.

Date:
May 12, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $35

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Authors & Talks

Beltway Poetry Slam Finals

The District’s fiercest voices exhibit their best spoken word in a competition that decides who will represent DC at the National Poetry Slam.

Date:
May 13, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$15 in advance
$20 day of show

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Authors & Talks

Glenn Greenwald

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, written by the reporter who broke the story, is a groundbreaking look at the NSA surveillance scandal that has triggered a national debate over security and information privacy.

Date:
May 14, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $17
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $40

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Authors & Talks

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

In Think Like a Freak, Levitt and Dubner take us inside their thought process and teach us all to think a bit more productively, more creatively, more rationally—to think, that is, like a Freak.

Date:
May 15, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $37

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Authors & Talks

Secretary Timothy Geithner

In Conversation with Ben Bernanke

In Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, the former Secretary of the Treasury explains the hard choices and politically unpalatable decisions that he and others in the Obama administration made to save the U.S. economy from collapse.

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Date:
May 22, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $40
2 tickets + 1 book: $50

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Authors & Talks

Bill and Willie Geist

In Good Talk, Dad: The Birds, The Bees, and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have, the father-son team and TV hosts of CBS Sunday Morning, NBC’s Today, and Morning Joe riff on everything from music and sports to summer camp, driving lessons, and family life.

Date:
Jun 5, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $14
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $27

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