Actress Lauren Bacall, investigative journalists Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong and first-time novelist Susan Cheever will be the featured speakers at The Washington Post Book and Author Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Bacall will discuss her autobiography, "Lauren Bacall By Myself," in which she examines her career, her marriages, her successes and tragedies. Woodward and Armstrong will talk about their controversial book "The Breathren," which reveals the infighting an dintrigue that take place in the decision-making process of the U.S. Supreme Court. Woodward, now assistant managing editor for metropolitan news at the Post, co-authored with Carl Berstein, "All the President's Men" and "The Final Days." Armstrong, a reporter on the national staff, collaborated with Woodward and Bernstein on "The Final Days" and has won the Sigma Delta Chi award for his investigative reporting.
Susan cheever, a reporter and freelance writer whose work has appeared in Newsweek magazine, will discuss her first novel, "Looking for Work," in which she details the frustrations of a young woman trying to find herself in a marriage and in a career.
The luncheaon will be held at 12:30 in the Sheraton Hall of the Sheraton Park Hotel. Tickets will be available until Jan. 31 at The Washington Post and at area bookstores.