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Former White House Chef Sam Kass

In Conversation with Joe Yonan

In Eat a Little Better, the former chef to the Obamas and White House food policy advisor shares recipes and his philosophy for how to eat more healthfully and sustainably.

Date:
Apr 24, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $17
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Michael Barbaro

Host of “The Daily”

Learn how Michael Barbaro, the host of the wildly popular New York Times podcast “The Daily,” and his tiny team unravel complicated news and human interest stories in 20-minute digestible bites in this TimesTalks D.C. conversation.

Date:
Apr 26, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks

Work in Progress: Political Campaigns

Conversation and Networking

In a bipartisan discussion moderated by Mo Elleithee, campaign professionals from Emily’s List and recent administrations share experiences from local and national campaigns and offer advice for those getting their start in campaign work.

Date:
May 1, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$12

Category:
Authors & Talks

Ronan Farrow

In Conversation with Mary Louise Kelly

In War on Peace, the acclaimed journalist and former diplomat illuminates the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership in the years since 9/11.

Date:
May 3, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak

In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg

The former prime minister of Israel reflects on his life and his country’s first seven decades, including its successes, setbacks, and misjudgments, in My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace.

Date:
May 8, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Michael Pollan

In Conversation with Alix Spiegel

From the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma comes How to Change Your Mind, an investigation into psychedelic drugs and what they reveal about the human mind, the self, and our connection to the natural world and each other.

Date:
May 17, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $33

Category:
Authors & Talks

Yossi Klein Halevi

In Conversation with Walid Issa

In Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, the Jewish Book Award-winning author of Like Dreamers offers a nuanced call for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians and reveals the complex strands of faith, pride, anger, and anguish he feels as a Jew living in Israel.

Date:
May 24, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $12
1 ticket + 1 book: $27
2 tickets + 1 book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks

Roxane Gay

From the bestselling author of Hunger comes Not That Bad, an anthology exploring what it means for women to live in a world that asks them to measure and rank the aggression, harassment, and violence they face.

Date:
Jun 13, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book – Hunger: $25
1 ticket + 1 book – Not That Bad: $25
1 ticket + 2 books – Hunger + Not That Bad: $40

Category:
Authors & Talks
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