Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Layne Mosler

Who writes the Taxi Gourment blog l, will discuss her book "Driving Hungry," about food a travel

Paula McLain

Will read from her novel "Circling the Sun," about Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic

Tim Weiner

A former New York Times reporter who received the National Book Award for "Legacy of Ashes," his history of the CIA, will discuss his book "One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon"

Jeff Hobbs

A writer, will discuss his book "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League," about his college roommate at Yale, a young scientist who was shot and killed in a Newark, N.J., drug lab

Jennifer Steil

Who ran a newspaper in Yemen, will read from her novel "The Ambassador's Wife," about an American woman in the Middle East

Michael Dirda

A Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic for The Post, will discuss his book "Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books"

Carolyn Ives Gilman

A writer of science fiction and fantasy, will discuss her novel "Dark Orbit," about a woman banished from her home planet after having delusionary visions to foment rebellion

Michael Hiltzik

A Los Angeles Times business columnist, will discuss his book "Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex"

Christopher Dickey

The foreign editor for the Daily Beast, will discuss his book "Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South"

Jonathan Weisman

Who economic policy for The New York Times, will discuss his book "No. 4 Imperial Lane," about an American student coming of age in Margaret Thatcher's Great Britain

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