Correction to This Article
A Sept. 9 Book World listing gave the wrong Borders Books location for a Sept. 13 reading by author Stephanie Meyer. Meyer will read and sign her new young-adult novel, "Eclipse," Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Borders at 11054 Lee Hwy. in Fairfax City (703-359-8420).

September 10-16, 2007

Sunday, September 9, 2007


1 P.M. Dan Fesperman reads from and signs The Prisoner of Guant?namo (recently published in paperback) as part of the "Mystery Monday Lunchtime Series" sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America (Mid-Atlantic Branch) at Chapters Literary Bookstore, 445 11th St. NW, 202-737-5553.

6:30 P.M. Charles Marsh, a professor of religion at the University of Virginia, discusses and signs Wayward Christian Soldiers: Freeing the Gospel from Political Captivity at Borders Books-Downtown, 18th & L Sts. NW, 202-466-4999.

7 P.M. Edward P. Jones, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Known World, takes part in a panel discussion of New Stories from the South 2007 -- The Year's Best (which he edited) at Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-364-1919.

7 P.M. Writer and filmmaker Michael Otterman discusses and signs American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond at Olsson's Books-Penn Quarter, 418 Seventh St. NW, 202-638-7610.


7 P.M. Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, hosts an "American Conversation" with historian Geoffrey C. Ward for the new book, The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945, (the illustrated companion to filmmaker Ken Burns's documentary of the same title, airing this month on public television), at the National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. A book signing follows; for details, visit

7 P.M. Wendell Jamieson, a New York Times editor, discusses and signs Father Knows Less Or: "Can I Cook My Sister?": One Dad's Quest to Answer His Son's Most Baffling Questions at Olsson's Books-Dupont, 1307 19th St. NW, 202-785-1133.

7 P.M. Sanford D. Horwitt discusses and signs Feingold: A New Democratic Party, his biography of the U.S. senator from Wisconsin, as part of the "In Print, In Person" series at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, Va., 703-228-5946.

7 P.M. Jay Winik discusses and signs The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800 at Politics and Prose Bookstore, 202-364-1919.


Noon. Economist and journalist Philippe Legrain discusses his recent book, Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them, in conversation with Stuart Anderson of the National Foundation for American Policy, at the Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Call 202-789-5220 or e-mail to RSVP.

5:30 P.M. The Animal Law Program at George Washington Law School is hosting a discussion and book signing with activist Nathan J. Winograd, author of Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America, at Lerner Hall, Room 201, 2000 H St. NW. To register, visit Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit the school's Animal Law Program.

6:30 P.M. Dina Temple-Raston discusses and signs The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in an Age of Terror at Borders Books-Downtown, 202-466-4999.

6:30 P.M. Historian Marc Leepson discusses and signs Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., 801 K St. NW (the old Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square). Call 202-383-1800 or e-mail to RSVP.

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