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VIRTUAL: Stacey Abrams

In Conversation with Errin Haines

Abrams, who ran as the Democratic nominee for governor in Georgia in 2018, offers a blueprint to end voter suppression, empower citizens, and take back our country in Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America. A recognized expert on fair voting and civic engagement, Abrams chronicles how the right to vote and the principle of democracy have been and continue to be under attack and offers concrete solutions and inspiration to stand up for who we are—now.

Date:
Jun 10, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $10
1 ticket + 1 signed book: $33

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VIRTUAL: John Dickerson

In Conversation with Susan Page

In The Hardest Job in the World, the “60 Minutes” correspondent asserts that the American presidency has become an almost impossible job. Drawing on historical research and interviews, he writes about presidents in history and contemporary times to show why we need to reevaluate how we view the presidency, how we choose our presidents, and what we expect from them once they are in office.

Date:
Jun 16, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $10
1 free ticket + 1 signed book: $35
Free: for those with financial need
A link to access the program will be sent 2 hours before it begins.

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VIRTUAL: David Litt

In Conversation with Ilana Glazer

In Democracy in One Book or Less: How It Works, Why It Doesn’t, and Why Fixing It Is Easier Than You Think, the former White House speechwriter combines first-person reporting with deep dives into history and political science to lay out a blueprint of achievable solutions for restoring a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.

Date:
Jun 17, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $10
1 free ticket + 1 signed book: $34
Free: For those with financial need
A link to access the program will be sent 2 hours before it begins.

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Authors & Talks

Six Picks: Iconic Jewish Cultural Moments

With Joshua Malina and Rabbi Shira Stutman, Moderated by Hrishikesh Hirway

“The West Wing” star Joshua Malina and Rabbi Shira share their all-time Jewish cultural moments in a conversation moderated by Hrishikesh Hirway, host of the podcasts “Song Exploder” and “The West Wing Weekly.”

Date:
Jun 24, 2020 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

Free. Donations suggested and appreciated.

Program begins at 5:00 pm PST/8:00 pm EST.
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Lisa Taddeo: Women and the Future of Sex

In Conversation with Jennifer Weiner

To celebrate the paperback release of her #1 New York Times bestselling book Three Women, author and journalist Lisa Taddeo discusses the book’s impact on how we talk about female sexual desire one year later, updates on the women whose stories were featured, and how the global pandemic is impacting the sex lives of women.

Date:
Jul 8, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $6

1 free ticket + 1 signed THREE WOMEN book: $22

1 free ticket + 1 BIG SUMMER book: $33

Free: for those with financial need

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Colin Jost

In Conversation with Andrew Yang

In his debut memoir A Very Punchable Face, the stand-up comedian, “Saturday Night Live” head writer, and Weekend Update co-anchor reveals the brilliant mind behind some of the dumbest sketches on television and lays bare the heart and humor of a hardworking guy—with a face you can’t help but want to punch.

Date:
Jul 14, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 free ticket + 1 signed book: $32
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Authors & Talks

Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow

In Conversation with Mari Andrew

In Big Friendship, the hosts of the hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend” tell the story of their equally messy and life-affirming friendship in an honest and hilarious book chronicling the first decade in each other’s lives.

Date:
Jul 16, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 free ticket + 1 signed book: $31
Free, for those with financial need

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Jia Tolentino

In Conversation Rabbi Aaron Potek

To celebrate the paperback release of her New York Times bestselling debut essay collection Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, Jia Tolentino speaks with Rabbi Aaron about the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time.

Date:
Jul 20, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $6
1 free ticket + 1 book: $23
Free, for those with financial need

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Al Roker

In Conversation with Eun Yang

In You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success, the beloved co-anchor of NBC’s “TODAY” and weatherperson extraordinaire teaches us how we can weather the storm of life, no matter how torrential the downpour.

Date:
Aug 5, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $10
1 free ticket + 1 signed book: $33
Free, for those with financial need

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Authors & Talks

Sixth & I Need a Drink

With Bill Jensen of Tail Up Goat

In this virtual happy hour series, notable figures from DC’s vibrant culinary scene share how their businesses have been impacted during a challenging time for the restaurant industry, what creative solutions they’ve found to thrive, and what spirits have kept them in good spirits.

Date:
Aug 6, 2020 • 5:00 pm
Admission:

Free via Facebook. Donations appreciated.

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