August 27, 2015

WAMU in Your Bookstore: Kramerbooks

By Tayla Burney

Kramers-Logo-wEBWe’ve already established that our listeners are avid readers. So, we thought…what better place to meet up with some of those listeners than a local bookshop?

No better place! Starting in September, WAMU staff – reporters, producers and hosts – will be popping into Kramerbooks in Dupont Circle for events.

“This partnership is a wonderful opportunity,” said Sarah Baline, Kramerbooks Events Director. “We can’t wait to bring these journalists and artists together, help foster our literary community, and, of course, have great conversations!”

The idea is pretty simple – members of our team will talk with authors about their work and bring you into the conversation as well.

Join us when WAMU staff participate in the following events at Kramerbooks:

Mr. Smith Goes To Prison

Tuesday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Jeff Smith in conversation with Martin Austermuhle, WAMU reporter and web producer.

As If!

Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Jen Chaney in conversation with Tayla Burney, Kojo Show producer and books editor.

A Brief History Of Seven Killings

Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Marlon James with Tayla Burney, Kojo Show producer and books editor.

Crack99

Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Author David Locke Hall with Chris Chester, WAMU web producer.

Learning To Die In The Anthropocene

Wednesday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Roy Scranton with Jonathan Wilson, WAMU environment reporter.

Growing Tomorrow

Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Author Forrest Pritchard with Michael Martinez, Kojo Show producer and guest host.

And remember, Kramerbooks hosts events frequently, as do our other area indie bookstores (Politics & Prose, One More Page Books and Upshur Street Books), so check out their full schedule.

See you there!

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