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Andrew Delbanco is coming to town to chat up his new book, The Death of Satan. But it’s no wonder Washingtonians don’t believe in the devil anymore. An acquaintance of mine blames it on The Exorcist: “Let’s see, now. You got Lucifer, here—the Prince of Darkness. He can visit calamity of any scale on the entire world. But no…All he does is fuck with one family in Georgetown. C’mon! He’s the Beast! And all he does is make a young girl’s head spin around and puke split-pea soup. It seems to me the Beast has a problem with time management.” Find out what else is on Satan’s PowerBook now that he, too, has succumbed to what Hannah Arendt called the banality of evil, when Delbanco reads at 7 p.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. FREE. (202) 364-1919. (GD)