Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Jerry A. Coyne

An evolutionary biologist at the University of Chicago, will discuss his book "Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible"

Celeste Ng

Will read from her novel "Everything I Never Told You," about the death of a young woman and its impact on her Chinese-American family

Deborah Harkness

Will read from "The Book of Life," the concluding volume of her All Souls trilogy

Ken Hughes

a researcher at the University of Virginia's Miller Center Presidential Recordings Program, will discuss his book "Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection"

Nancy Sherman

Who teaches philosophy at Georgetown, will discuss her book "Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers"

Richard Peabody

A Washington writer who founded Gargoyle magazine in 1976, will read from his collection "The Richard Peabody Reader"

Mary Morris

A writing teacher at Sarah Lawrence College will read from her novel "The Jazz Palace," about a Jewish Chicago family adjusting to the Roaring Twenties

Richard A. Clarke

the nation's former top counterterrorism official, will read from his thriller " Pinnacle Event," about an American intelligence expert who searches for five missing nuclear weapons

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.