Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore

5/5

Amy E. Herman

An art historian, will discuss her book "Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life"
5/6

Laura Lippman

Will read from her thriller "Wilde Lake," about a Maryland lawyer who prosecutes a drifter accused of beating a woman to death
5/7

Diane Guerrero

An actress on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black," will discuss her book "In the Country We Love: My Family Divided"
5/7

Richard Zacks

A historian, will read from his book "Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-The-World Comedy Tour"
5/8

Molly Sinclair McCartney

A former Washington Post reporter, will discuss the book "America's War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts," which was begun by her late husband,James McCartney, an award-winning senior national security reporter for Knight Ridder
5/8

Seymour M. Hersh

An investigative reporter, will read from his book "The Killing of Osama Bin Laden"
5/9

Richard Russo

A Pultizer Prize-winning novelist, will read from his book "Everybody's Fool," about friends in upstate New York
5/10

Meg Jacobs

A research scholar at Princeton's Wilson Center, will discuss her book "Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s," in conversation with the historian and journalist Evan Thomas
5/11

Nathaniel Philbrick

A winner of the National Book Award, will discuss his book "Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution"
5/12

Matti Friedman

A Jerusalem reporter for the Associated Press, will discuss his book "Pumpkinflowers," about his experience as a soldier in Israel, in conversation with Reuel Marc Gerecht, a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
5/13

Heather Boushey

Executive director and chief economist of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, will discuss her book "Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict"
5/14

Chris Edelson

An assistant professor of government at American University, will discuss his book "Power without Constraint: The Post-9/11 Presidency and National Security"
5/14

Jennifer Haigh

Will read from her novel "Heat and Light," about a Pennsylvania town that chases the shale oil boom
5/15

Allison Leotta

A former federal sex-crimes prosecutor, will read from her fifth Anna Curtis thriller, "The Last Good Girl"
5/15

Dan Fesperman

Who writes thrillers, will read from his novel "The Letter Writer," about a North Carolinian who becomes a cop in 1940s New York
5/16

Tom Vanderbilt

A contributing editor of Wired UK and Outside magazine, will discuss his book "You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice"
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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.