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9 MONDAY | 7 P.M. Jessica Alexander will discuss her book “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid,” about life as an aid worker, at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $8. See “Five myths” on B2.

10 TUESDAY | 6:30 P.M. Frederic J. Frommer , an Associated Press reporter, will discuss his book “You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball From 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions” in conversation with Phil Hochberg , a former Washington Senators announcer, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-0321.

11 WEDNESDAY | Noon. Ben Urwand will discuss his book “The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler” at the National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater, Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street NW. 202-357-5000.

7 P.M. Thomas A. Bogar will discuss his book “Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford’s Theatre” at Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda. 301-986-1761.

12 THURSDAY | 7:30 P.M. Yossi Klein Halevi will discuss his book “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation” in conversation with New Republic editor Frank Foer at the D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-777-3251. $12, $10 for seniors and students with ID.

13 FRIDAY | Noon. Nicholas Basbanes will discuss his book “On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History” at the National Archives.

14 SATURDAY | Noon. Chris Matthews , the host of “Hardball” on MSNBC, will discuss his book “Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked,” about the political relationship between Ronald Reagan and House Speaker Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, at Barnes & Noble in Bethesda.

2 P.M. Forrest Pritchard , a farmer, writer and public speaker, will discuss his book “Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm” at the Middleburg Library, 101 Reed St., Middleburg. 540-687-5730.

16 MONDAY | 7:30 P.M. Letty Cottin Pogrebin , a founding editor of Ms. Magazine, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, will discuss her book “How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick” at the D.C. Jewish Community Center. $12.

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