January 19, 2016

WAMU Is Coming To Kramerbooks!

By Tayla Burney

Clockwise from top left: Bandwidth editor Ally Schweitzer, Kojo Show producer and books editor Tayla Burney, Kojo Nnamdi, Kojo Show producer Michael Martinez, Kojo Show producer Ruth Tam and WAMU audience editor Chris Chester.

Clockwise from top left: Bandwidth editor Ally Schweitzer, Kojo Show producer and books editor Tayla Burney, Kojo Nnamdi, Kojo Show producer Michael Martinez, Kojo Show producer Ruth Tam and WAMU audience editor Chris Chester.

Last fall we kicked off the WAMU In Your Bookstore series with a slate of events at Kramerbooks in Dupont Circle. We had such a good time, we’re going back for more.

And Sarah Baline, Kramerbooks Events Director, is on the same page as us, “We are looking forward to even more compelling author and WAMU staff pairings and conversations in 2016!”

Upcoming Events

The Inventors: A Memoir
Monday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Peter Selgin in conversation with Tayla Burney, producer and books editor for the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Past Events

The Grind: Inside Baseball’s Endless Season
Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Barry Svrluga in conversation with Mike Martinez, managing producer of the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Monday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Olivia Laing in conversation with Tayla Burney, producer and books editor for the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

The Unfinished World: And Other Stories
Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Amber Sparks in conversation with Chris Chester, WAMU audience editor.

Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Randy Roberts in conversation with Kojo Nnamdi, host of the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Piece of Mind: A Novel
Monday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Michelle Adelman in conversation with Ruth Tam, producer of the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Washington’s Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk
Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Author John Steele Gordon in conversation with Martin DiCaro, WAMU transportation reporter.

Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl
Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Rashod Ollison in conversation with Ally Schweitzer, editor of Bandwidth, WAMU’s music website.

And remember, Kramerbooks hosts events frequently, as do our other area indie bookstores (Politics & Prose, One More Page Books and Upshur Street Books), be sure to check out all their schedules!

See you there!

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