Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Peter Bergen

A CNN security analyst and vice president of New America, a policy institute, will discuss his book "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists"

Nancy Cohen

A frequent writer and commentator on women's political leadership, will discuss her book "Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President"

A.O. Scott

Film critic for the New York Times, will discuss his book "Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth"

Yann Martel

Who received the Booker Prize for "Life of Pi," will read from his novel "The High Mountains of Portugal," in which three men are drawn into a centuries-old quest

Claudia Kalb

A former senior writer at Newsweek, will discuss her book "Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities"

Lawrence Douglas

A law professor at Amherst College, will discuss his book "The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial"

Matt Gallagher and Elliot Ackerman

Matt Gallagher, a former U.S. Army Captain, will read from his novel "Youngblood," about the American withdrawal from Iraq and Elliot Ackerman, who serveGreen on Blue," about d five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, will read from his novel "Green on Blue" about two Afghan brothers

Misha Glenny

A former BBC Central Europe correspondent, will discuss his book "Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio"

Rod Nordland

Kabul bureau chief for the New York Times, will discuss his book "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing"

Laura Secor

A freelance reporter who focuses on Iran, will discuss her book "Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran"

Richard Engel

The chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, will discuss his book "And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East"

Alex Berenson

A former New York Times reporter, will read from her thriller, "The Wolves," about a CIA agent who tries to keep tense Iranian-American relations from escalating into war

Kristopher Jansma -

A writing teacher at SUNY New Paltz, will read from his novel "Why We Came To The City," about a group of college friends five years after graduation

Fergus Bordewich

A historian, will discuss his book "The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government"

Ethan Canin

A writer, will read from his novel "A Doubter's Almanac," the coming-of-age story of a mathematical genius

Michael Eric Dyson

A professor of sociology at Georgetown, will discuss his book "The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America"

Robert S. Levine

A professor of English at the University of Maryland, will discuss his book "The Lives of Frederick Douglass"

Joan Quigley

A lawyer and journalist, will discuss "Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital"

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.