Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Ken Hughes

a researcher at the University of Virginia's Miller Center Presidential Recordings Program, will discuss his book "Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection"

Nancy Sherman

Who teaches philosophy at Georgetown, will discuss her book "Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers"

Richard Peabody

A Washington writer who founded Gargoyle magazine in 1976, will read from his collection "The Richard Peabody Reader"

Mary Morris

A writing teacher at Sarah Lawrence College will read from her novel "The Jazz Palace," about a Jewish Chicago family adjusting to the Roaring Twenties

Richard A. Clarke

the nation's former top counterterrorism official, will read from his thriller " Pinnacle Event," about an American intelligence expert who searches for five missing nuclear weapons

Jim Shepard

A National Book Award finalist, will read from his novel "The Book of Aron," about a boy coming of age in the Warsaw Ghetto

Joseph J. Ellis

Award-winning author of The Founding Fathers and American Sphinx, will discuss his book "The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789"

Nikolaus Wachsmann

A professor of history at the University of London, will discuss his book "KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps"

H. W. Brands

A professor of history at the University of Texas, will discuss his book "Reagan: The Life"

Elena Delbanco

A founder of the Bennington Writing Workshops, will read from her novel "The Silver Swan," about two cellists, a father and daughter and the Stradivarius that comes between them

Ken Kalfus

A finalists for the National Book Award, will read from his story collection "Coup de Foudre"

Mark Brazaitis

Will read from his story collection "Truth Poker"

Martha M. Ertman

A law professor at the University of Maryland, will discuss her book "Love's Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families"

Brian Murphy

A long-time AP reporter currently writing for The Post, will discuss his book "81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness"

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.