Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Dave Barry

A humorist, will discuss his book "Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings from Dave Barry"

Paul Muldoon

Poetry editor of the New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will read from his collection "One Thousand Things Worth Knowing"

Amy Wilkinson

Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, will discuss her book "The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs"

Doctor Dread: The Half That's Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

Doctor Dread and Elder Rastafari Ras Iris will be interviewed regarding the book and other topics. Zakki Zedicus delivers an acoustic performance.

Matt Sumell

Will read from his debut novel "Making Nice" about a man coming to terms with the death of his mother

David Lat

The managing editor of the Above the Law Web site, will read from his debut novel "Supreme Ambitions," about a Yale Law graduate who clerks for a California appeals-court judge

Martha Jo Black

Will discuss her book, "Joe Black: More Than a Dodger," about her father, who was a right-handed pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Washington Senators

Barry Strauss

A professor of history and classics at Cornell University, will discuss his book "The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination"

Andrew Cockburn

A veteran journalist, will discuss his book "Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins"

Stephen Kotkin

A history professor at Princeton and acting director of the university's Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies program, will discuss his book "Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928"

George Hodgman

Who has been an editor at at Vanity Fair and Simon & Schuster, will discuss his memoir "Bettyville" about his aging mother

Garry Wills

A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and commentator on Catholicism, will discuss his book "The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis"

Arlene Alda

A classical musician turned award-winning photographer turned writer, grew up in the Bronx, will discuss her oral history, "Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was"

Colman McCarthy

A former Washington Post columnist and editorial writer, will discuss his book "Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher"

Tania James

Will read from her second novel "The Tusk That Did the Damage" about South India's illegal ivory trade

Christian G. Appy

A professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, will discuss his book "American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity"

Richard A. Chefetz

A psychiatrist in private practice, will discuss his book "Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real"

Edward Mendelson

A professor of the humanities at Columbia University, will discuss his book "Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers"

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