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Politics & Prose Bookstore


Peter Turchi

Director of the MFA program for writers at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, will discuss his book "A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic"

Wendi Kaufman: a memoiral celebration

Mary Kay Zuravleff, author of "Man Alive!" and Scott W. Berg, whose most recent history is "38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End" will read from the work of Wendi Kaufman, a Washington author, active in the local writing community, who died in August

Wes Moore

The author of the bestsellers "The Other Wes Moore," will discuss his book "The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters"

Alexandra Fuller

The memoirist, will disuss her book "Leaving Before the Rains Come," in which she traces her failed marriage back to her courtship in her native Zambia

George Friedman

Founder and chief executive of Stratfor, will discuss his book "Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe"

Johann Hari

A British journalist, will discuss his book " Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs"

Peter Carey

A two-time winner of the Booker Prize, will discuss his novel "Amnesia" about a computer virus that sets free scores of prisoners in Australia and the United States

John Hooper

The Italy and southern Europe correspondent for The Economist and The Guardian, will discuss his book "The Italians," which explores Italy's history, landscape, politicians, architecture

Tom Davis, Martin Frost, and Richard Cohen

Frost, a former Texas representative who served as chair of both the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the House Democratic Caucus; Davis, former Virginia representative who chaired the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight; and Cohen, political reporter and author of "Washington at Work," will discuss their book "The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis"

Angelo Volandes

A doctor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, will discuss his book "The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care"

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.