Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Timothy DeNevi

A visiting writer at George Mason University will discuss his memoir "Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD"

Elizabeth Green

A journalist and chief executive of the nonprofit education news organization Chalkbeat will discuss her book "Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)"

Todd Moss

A former deputy assistant secretary of state will read from his debut thriller "The Golden Hour" about a U.S. official who deals with a coup in Africa and infighting at the State Department and the Pentagon

Tony Zinni

A retired Marine general who was the head of U.S. Central Command, will discuss his book "Before the First Shots Are Fired: How America Can Win Or Lose Off The Battlefield"

Graphic novels for younger teens

Jimmy Gownley will discuss his graphic memoir "The Dumbest Idea Ever!," about an idea that turned his life upside-down; Dave Roman will discuss "Astronaut Academy: Re-entry," the sequel to his book about a futurist school; and Raina Telgemeier will discuss her memoir "Sisters," about her desire to be a big sister, until she gets more than she bargained for

Jennifer Cognard-Black and Melissa Goldthwaite

Cognard-Black, an English professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland and Melissa Goldthwaite, an English professor at Saint Joseph's University, will discuss their book "Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal"

Marc Kaufman

A former Washington Post science reporter will discuss his book "Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission," co-written with Elon Musk, chief executive of SpaceX

Paul Roberts

A television and radio commentator and author of "The End of Oil" and "The End of Food" will discuss his book "The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification"

Maureen Corrigan

The book critic for NPR's Fresh Air program and a frequent contributor to Book World, will discuss her book " So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures"

Tom Shroder

The former editor of The Washington Post Magazine, will discuss his book "Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal"

Daniel R. Green

A defense fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, will discuss his book "Fallujah Redux: The Anbar Awakening and the Struggle with Al-Qaeda," co-written with Marine Brig. Gen. William F. Mullen III

Ezra Greenspan

A professor at Southern Methodist University, will discuss his book "William Wells Brown: An African American Life"

Jules Feiffer

A cartoonist, will discuss his graphic novel "Kill My Mother"

Chris Lehmann, Thomas Frank, and Jim Newell

Editors and contributors to the Baffler literary magazine will discuss the anthology "No Future for You: Salvos from 'the Baffler'"

Chuck McCutcheon and David Mark

Mark, editor-in-chief of Politix and McCutcheon, co-editor of Congressional Quarterly's Politics in America 2010, will discuss their book "Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech"

Diane Ackerman

A naturalist and the author of "The Zookeeper's Wife, A Natural History of the Senses," will discuss her book "The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us"

Todd Brewster

A television journalist and editor, will discuss his book "Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War"

Editorial Review

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