Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Jennifer Gilmer

The founder of ennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath in Bethesda, will discuss her book "The Kitchen Bible: Designing the Perfect Culinary Space"

Joshua DuBois

A former executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will discuss his book "The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama"

Malcolm Byrne

The deputy director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University, will discuss his book "Iran-Contra: Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power"

Carine McCandless

Whose brother, Christopher McCandless was the basis of the book and movie "Into the Wild" will discuss her book "The Wild Truth"

Gina Dinicolo

A historian and former contributing editor to Military Officer magazine, will discuss her book "The Black Panthers: A Story of Race, War, and Courage - The 761st Tank Battalion in World War II"

Joel Simon

Executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will discuss his book "The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom"

Pamela Katz

A screenwriter and novelist, will discuss her book "The Partnership: Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink"

Steve Israel

A congressman from New York, will read from his satiric novel "The Global War on Morris" about a hapless man who becomes a public enemy

Anya Kamenetz

NPR's chief education blogger, will discuss her book "The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing-But You Don't Have to Be"

A discussion on The Art of Richard Thompson

Nick Galifianakis, a Washington Post cartoonist, Gene Weingarten, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes The Post's "Below the Beltway" column, and David Apatoff, an illustration scholar whose recent work includes a biography of illustrator Robert Fawcett will discuss the book "The Art of Richard Thompson," who draws the syndicated comic strip Cul de Sac. They will be interviewed by Michael Cavna,who writes The Post's Comic Riffs blog

Marcus Baram

A freelance reporter and editor, will discuss his book "Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man"

Nazila Fathi

A former as New York Times reporter in her native Tehran, will discuss her book "he Lonely War: One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran"

Robert M. Dowling

An English profess at Central Connecticut State University, will discuss his biography of the playwright Eugene O'Neill, "Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts"

Christopher Scotton

Will discuss his debut novel "The Secret Wisdom of the Earth" about a Kentucky boy caught up in a local fight over mountaintop removal

Jonathan Horn

A former presidential speechwriter, will discuss his book "The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History"

Julian E. Zelizer

A Princeton history professor, will discuss his book "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society"

John McQuaid

Who received the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting at the the Times-Picayune of New Orleans, will discuss his book "Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat"

Stewart O'Nan

Will read from his novel "West of Sunset" about F. Scott Fitzgerald

Andrew Keen

The founder of Audiocafe.com, will discuss his book "The Internet Is Not the Answer"

Frances E. Jensen

Head of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, will discuss her book "The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults," co-written with Washington Post science writer Amy Ellis Nutt

Editorial Review

In 2011, former Washington Post journalists Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine bought the store, which was run for 27 years by Barbara Meade and Carla Cohen.