Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore

4/2

Jacqueline Winspear

Will read from her latest Maisie Dobbs mystery, "A Dangerous Place"
4/6

Christopher R. Hill

A former ambassador to Iraq, Poland, South Korea and Macedonia, will discuss his memoir "Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy"
4/7

Paul Beatty

Will read from his fourth novel, "The Sellout" about a young man coping with the shooting death of his father
4/9

Tina Packer

And actor and the founding director of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass, will discuss her book "Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays"
4/10

Philip Kerr

Will read from his 10th Bernie Gunther thriller, "The Lady from Zagreb"
4/11

Margo Oge

Who worked for 32 years at the EPA, including as director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, will discuss her book "Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars"
4/11

Michael Signer and Andrew Burstein

Michael Signer, a Virginia lawyer, will discuss his book "Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father" and Andrew Burstein, a history professor at Louisiana State University, will discuss his book "Democracy's Muse: How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead"
4/11

Tracy K. Smith

A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, will discuss her memoir "Ordinary Light"
4/12

Matthew B. Crawford

Who fabricates components for custom motorcycles, will discuss his book "The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction"
4/12

Robert D. Putnam

Harvard professor of public policy, will discuss his book "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis"
4/13

Peter Slevin

A Washington Post reporter, will discuss his biography of First Lady Michelle Obama
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Editorial Review

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