Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Marc Wortman

A historian, will discuss his book "1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War"

Marta McDowell

A gardener and gardening consultant, will discuss her book "All the Presidents' Gardens: Madison's Cabbages to Kennedy's Roses, How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America"

Simon Van Booy

A short story writer, will read from his novel "Father's Day," about a girl and the disabled relative who raises her

Robert Worth

A foreign correspondent for the New York Times, will read from his book "A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to Isis"

Mark Zwonitzer

A documentary film producer, will discuss his book "The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism"

Amy E. Herman

An art historian, will discuss her book "Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life"

Laura Lippman

Will read from her thriller "Wilde Lake," about a Maryland lawyer who prosecutes a drifter accused of beating a woman to death

Diane Guerrero

An actress on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black," will discuss her book "In the Country We Love: My Family Divided"

Richard Zacks

A historian, will read from his book "Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-The-World Comedy Tour"

Molly Sinclair McCartney

A former Washington Post reporter, will discuss the book "America's War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts," which was begun by her late husband,James McCartney, an award-winning senior national security reporter for Knight Ridder

Seymour M. Hersh

An investigative reporter, will read from his book "The Killing of Osama Bin Laden"

Richard Russo

A Pultizer Prize-winning novelist, will read from his book "Everybody's Fool," about friends in upstate New York

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