Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore

4/27

Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer

Marc Peyser, a journalist and former Newsweek deputy editor and Timothy Dwyer, head of School Choice International, will discuss their book "Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth"
4/28

Terrance Hayes

Who received the National Book Award for his poetry collection "Lighthead," will discuss his collection "How to Be Drawn"
4/29

J. M. Berger

A contributor to Foreign Policy magazine, will discuss his book "Isis: The State of Terror," co-written with Jessica Stern
4/30

Bryan Burrough

The bestselling author of "Public Enemies," will discuss his book "Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence"
5/1

Mary Costello

Will read from her novel "Academy Street," about an Irish woman who moves to New York and becomes a single mother
5/2

Elizabeth Alexander

An essayist and playwright who was the poet at President Obama's first inauguration, will discuss her memoir "The Light of the World"
5/2

Lizzie Skurnick

A writer, critic and editor, will discuss her book "That Should Be a Word: A Language Lover's Guide to Choregasms, Povertunity, Brattling, and 250 Other Much-Needed Terms for the Modern World
5/3

Michael Downing

Will read from his ninth novel, " The Chapel," about a woman who journeys to Italy after the death of her husband, a Dante scholar
5/3

Richard Flanagan

Will read from his Booker Prize-winning novel, "The Narrow Road to the Deep North," about Australian prisoners of war on the Thai-Burma Death railway
5/3

Richard Paul and Steven Moss

Richard Paul, public radio documentary producer and Steven Moss, an English professor at Texas Tech, will discuss their book "We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program"
5/4

Sandy Tolan

A journalism professor at the University of Southern California, will discuss his book "Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land"
5/5

Cokie Roberts

A long-time NPR and ABC News commentator, will discuss her book "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868"
5/6

Dave Barry

A humorist, will read from his middle-grade novel, "The Worst Class Trip Ever," about two boys who try to a plot to assassinate the President during a class trip to Washington
5/6

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Will read from his debut novel "The Sympathizer," about a Vietnamese spy during the fall of Saigon
5/7

Richard Reeves

A historian and lecturer at the University of Southern California, will discuss his book "Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II"
5/8

George Mitchell

A former Senator from Maine who was majority leader from 1989-1995, will discuss his memoir "The Negotiator"
5/9

David Downie

Who teaches American literature in Paris for the City University of New York, will discuss his book "A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light"
5/9

Michelle Brafman

Who has won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Prize, will read from her debut novel "Washing the Dead," about a Jewish woman who tries to spare her daughter the pain and confusion her own mother's betrayal
5/10

Elaine Lowry Brye

Who maintains the U.S. Naval Academy's Parents List Serve, will discuss her book "Be Safe, Love Mom: A Military Mom's Stories of Courage, Comfort, and Surviving Life on the Home Front"
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Editorial Review

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