Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Matt Taibbi

A contributing editor to Rolling Stone magazine, will discuss his book "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"

Eliot Schrefer

Will read from his young adult novel "Threatened" about a young man who studies chimpanzees

Ian Morris

Who teaches history, classics, and archaeology at Stanford will discuss his book "War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots"

James Howe

Will read from "Also Known as Elvis," the concluding volume of his Misfits quartet, about Skeezi Tookis, a teenage tough with all sorts of problems

Jenny Han

Will read from her young adult novel "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" about a teenage girl who writes secret, hidden messages to her crushes, all of which get delivered, which creates a headache

Jason Chin

Will read from his children's picture book "Gravity" about the science behind the force

Jo Becker

A Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter will discuss her book "Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality"

Martin Goldsmith

The host and classical music programmer for Symphony Hall on Sirius XM satellite radio will discuss his book "Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance" about the S.S. St. Louis, which in 1939 brought 900 Jewish refuges to the United States all of whom were denied access and sent back to Europe

Paul Dickson

Who has chronicled the vocabularies of presidents and athletes will discuss his book " Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers"

Ron Suskind

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will discuss his book "Life, Animated" about raising a son with autism, in conversation with the writer Howard Norman

Richard Ravitch

A New York politician and businessman who served as lieutenant governor from 2009 to 2010 will discuss his memoir "So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises"

Tim Wendel

A baseball writer will discuss his book "Down to the Last Pitch: How the 1991 Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves Gave Us the Best World Series of All Time"

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