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Bob Proehl for A Hundred Thousand Worlds at Kramerbooks
Wednesday, July 6th 6:30pm

Valerie Torrey took her son, Alex, and fled Los Angeles six years ago—leaving both her role on a cult sci-fi TV show and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small family apart. Now Val must reunite nine-year-old Alex with his estranged father, so they set out on a road trip from New York, Val making appearances at comic book conventions along the way. 

As they travel west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time travelers, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the...

Metropocalypse Live! at Kramerbooks
Monday, July 11th 6:30pm

Join us to discuss Metro and podcasting with Martin DiCaro, reporter at WAMU 88.5 and co-host of the Metropocalype Podcast. 

Station closures and continuous single tracking. Frustrated riders and epic commutes. This is the new normal on Washington’s Metro, which is spending a year rebuilding its tracks and re-engineering its culture. Metropocalypse is a weekly podcast and Facebook group from WAMU 88.5, which explores the latest developments in Metro’s SafeTrack plan, answers...

Cheryl Tan for Sarong Party Girls at Kramerbooks
Tuesday, July 12th 6:30pm

A brilliant and utterly engaging novel—Emma set in modern Asia—about a young woman’s rise in the glitzy, moneyed city of Singapore, where old traditions clash with heady modern materialism.

Vividly told in Singlish, colorful Singaporean English with its distinctive cadence and slang, Sarong Party Girls brilliantly captures the unique voice of this young, striving woman caught between worlds. With remarkable vibrancy and empathy, Cheryl Tan brings not only Jazzy,...

Saturday, July 16th 11:00am

Join us in Silver Spring for a signing with Pati Jinich!

Intriguing recipes for everyday meals from the host of the PBS series Pati’s Mexican Table.

On her PBS TV series, now in its fifth season, as well as in frequent appearances on shows like The Chew, Pati Jinich, a busy mother of three, has shown a flair for making Mexican cooking irresistibly accessible. In Mexican Today, she shares easy, generous dishes, both traditional ones and her own new spins. Some are...

Sunday, July 17th 11:00am

Join us at the Dupont Circle Farmers' Market for a signing with Pati Jinich!

Intriguing recipes for everyday meals from the host of the PBS series Pati’s Mexican Table.

On her PBS TV series, now in its fifth season, as well as in frequent appearances on shows like The Chew, Pati Jinich, a busy mother of three, has shown a flair for making Mexican cooking irresistibly accessible. In Mexican Today, she shares easy, generous dishes, both traditional ones and her own new...