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Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

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Author Talk: Liliane Willens

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Local author Liliane Willens will speak about her experience of living in Shanghai during World War II and the establishment of the People's Republic of China based on her memoir, Stateless in Shanghai.
Cover of Flying Home

David Nicholson: "Flying Home:Seven Stories of the Secret City"

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Come hear David Nicholson talk about his book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City. In this collection of seven short stories Nicholson writes of the a Washington, D.C. worlds away from the heroic statues, white marble monuments, and broad, tree-lined avenues. His characters are ordinary working men and women -- maids, taxi drivers, janitors, barbers and handymen.

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

Cover image of Flying Home

David Nicholson: "Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City"

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Come hear David Nicholson talk about his book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City. In this collection of seven short stories Nicholson writes of the a Washington, D.C. worlds away from the heroic statues, white marble monuments, and broad, tree-lined avenues. His characters are ordinary working men and women -- maids, taxi drivers, janitors, barbers and handymen.
Dr. Andrew K. Johnston, Geographer, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There

West End Library

7 p.m.
Dr. Andrew K. Johnston, geographer from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will explore the connection and social implications between time and navigation history in his new book, Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There.

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015

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100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington D.C. Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend. 

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

100 Things to Do Cover Art

100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Lamond-Riggs Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington DC Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend.