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Politics & Prose Bookstore


Richard Haass

Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former senior Middle East advisor to President George H.W. Bush, will discuss his book "A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order"

Jonathan Chait

Jonathan Chait, a commentator who writes the National Interest column for New York magazine, will discuss his book "Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Transformed America"

Michael Kazin

Michael Kazin, a professor of history at Georgetown, will discuss his book "War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918"

Edward Jay Epstein

Edward Jay Epstein, an investigative reporter, will discuss his book "How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft"

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman, who served multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, will read from his second novel "Dark at the Crossing," a story of loyalty and exile set on the border between Syria and Turkey

John Avlon

John Avlon, editor in chief of the Daily Beast, will discuss his book "Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations"

Jason Diamond

Jason Diamond, a sports editor at Rolling Stone, will discuss his book "Searching for John Hughes: Or Everything I Thought I Needed to Know about Life I Learned from Watching '80s Movies," in conversation with Amber Sparks, author of "The Unfinished World and Other Stories."

Alice Waters

Alice Waters, a Berkeley, Calif., chef, restaurateur and food advocate, will discuss her book "Fanny in France: Travel Adventures of a Chef's Daughter, with Recipes"

Jill Jonnes

Jill Jonnes, a historian, will discuss her book "Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape"

Lawrence Ellsworth

Lawrence Ellsworth, an authority on swashbuckling literature, will discuss his translation of "The Red Sphinx: A Sequel to the Three Musketeers," by Alexandre Dumas

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