Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Patrick J. Buchanan

The conservative commentator who was a senior adviser to Richard Nixon will discuss his book "The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority"

Adele Levine

Will discuss her book " Run, Don't Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center"

Stephen H. Grant

Will discuss his book "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger" about the husband and wife duo, Shakespeare lovers both, who gave the District one of its great cultural institutitions

Tim Grove

The chief of museum learning at the National Air and Space Museum will discuss his book "A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History"

Arthur Allen

The author of "Vaccine" and "Ripe: The Search for the Perfect Tomato," will discuss his book "The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis"

John Snyder

A screenwriter who traveled across Ethiopia in the 1970s will discuss his book "Crossing Ethiopia: A 1972 Photographic Journal Retracing the Last March of Emperor Tewodros to Magdala"

Josh Weil

Will discuss his novel "The Great Glass Sea," about twin brothers in a Russia where work is ceaseless, in conversation with Elliott Holt

David Grimm

The deputy news editor of Science magazine will discuss his book "Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs"

Kenneth Turan

The film critic for the Los Angeles Times will discuss his book "Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film-in conversation with Susan Stamberg"

Amy Bloom

Will read from her novel "Lucky Us" about two half-sisters who travel from Ohio to Hollywood in the 1940s

John W. Dean

Who served as Richard Nixon's legal counsel will discuss his book about the Watergate scandal "The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It"

Edan Lepucki

Will read from her novel "California" about a couple expecting a child in a post-apocalyptic world

Emily Gould

The controversial essayist will read from her first novel "Friendship," a coming-of-age story about two women coping with adulthood

Robert Timberg

A former White House reporter for the Baltimore Sun will discuss his book "Blue-Eyed Boy," about his experiences serving in the Vietnam War

Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter

Brinkley, a professor of history at Rice University and Luke Nichter, a history professor at Texas A&M will discuss their book "The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972"

Alexandra Horowitz

A professor of psychology at Barnard College will discuss her book "On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes"

Anthony Doerr

Will discuss his novel "All the Light We Cannot See" about a love affair in Nazi-occupied France between a German soldier and a blind French girl who works for the Resistance

Karin Tanabe

A former Politico reporter will discuss her book "The Price of Inheritance" about a disgraced young woman who falls in love with an Iraq veteran

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.