Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


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"

Donald Antrim

Who was one of the New Yorker's 1999 "Twenty Best under Forty" writers will read from his collection "The Emerald Light in the Air: Stories"

Michael Pitre

Will read from his debut novel "Fives and Twenty-Fives" about a Marine combat engineer unit in Iraq

Malcolm Brooks

Will read from his debut novel "Painted Horses" about an aging cavalry officer in 1950s Montana whose home will be destroyed by a hydroelectric dam

Marla Frazee

A two-time Caldecott Honor medalist will read from her picture book "The Farmer and the Clown" about a young clown who tumbles off a train and makes friends with a farmer

Sarah Waters

The author of "The Night Watch" will discuss her novel " The Paying Guests" about a woman and her daughter who take in borders following World War I

Justin Martin

A biographer of former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan and Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park, will discuss his book "Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians"

Lucinda Franks

Will discuss her book "Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me" about her marriage to Robert Morgenthau, longtime Manhattan district attorney

Mark Whitaker

The managing editor for CNN Worldwide, will discuss his biography of Bill Cosby, "Cosby: His Life and Times"

Meryl Comer

Will discuss her memoir "Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's"

Richard Whittle

A Woodrow Wilson Center global fellow and a long-time Pentagon reporter, will discuss his book "Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution"

Caleb Scharf

Director of the Columbia Astrobiology Center, will discuss his book "The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities"

Dylan Landis

Will read from her novel "Rainey Royal" about at teen growing up in the Greenwich Village of the 1970s

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