This event sounds fascinating, with excellent writers/speakers:
November 3, 2008 at 6 p.m.
Power, Politics and the Prism of Literature
A reading/discussion of the role of literature and in particular the political novel.
Azar Nafisi (Reading Lolita in Tehran)
Marie Arana (Cellophane)
Joanne Leedom-Ackerman (The Dark Path to the River and No Marble Angels)
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW