Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman, who served multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, will read from his second novel "Dark at the Crossing," a story of loyalty and exile set on the border between Syria and Turkey

John Avlon

John Avlon, editor in chief of the Daily Beast, will discuss his book "Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations"

Jason Diamond

Jason Diamond, a sports editor at Rolling Stone, will discuss his book "Searching for John Hughes: Or Everything I Thought I Needed to Know about Life I Learned from Watching '80s Movies," in conversation with Amber Sparks, author of "The Unfinished World and Other Stories."

Adrian Bonenberger, David Eisler, Kristen L. Rouse and Kayla Williams

Adrian Bonenberger,a blogger with The Wrath Bearing Tree, David Eisler, an Army officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kristen L. Rouse, who writes the Trueboots.com blog and Kayla Williams, a linguist and former Army intelligence specialist, will discuss the collection "The Road Ahead: Stories of the Forever War"

Alice Waters

Alice Waters, a Berkeley, Calif., chef, restaurateur and food advocate, will discuss her book "Fanny in France: Travel Adventures of a Chef's Daughter, with Recipes"

Jill Jonnes

Jill Jonnes, a historian, will discuss her book "Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape"

Lawrence Ellsworth

Lawrence Ellsworth, an authority on swashbuckling literature, will discuss his translation of "The Red Sphinx: A Sequel to the Three Musketeers," by Alexandre Dumas

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