Editors' pick

Politics & Prose Bookstore


Linda Hirshman

A former Brandeis professor of philosophy and women's studies, will discuss her book "Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World"

Joyce Carol Oates

A National Book Award-winning novelist and Princeton professor, will discuss her book "The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age"

Gregory Pardlo

Will read from his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry collection "Digest"

Adam Johnson

Who received the Pulitzer Prize for his novel " The Orphan Master's Son," will read from "Fortune Smiles," his story collection

Joy-Ann Reid

Managing editor of TheGrio.com, will discuss her book "Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide"

Amitav Ghosh

Will read from his novel "Flood of Fire," the concluding volume of a trilogy about the Opium Wars

Amy Stewart

the author of Flower Confidential, The Drunken Botanist, will read from her first novel "Girl Waits with Gun," about a female deputy sheriff in 1914 America

Sonja D. Williams

A former NPR radio producer, will discuss her book "Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom"

Damon Tweedy

A professor of psychiatry at Duke University, will discuss his book "Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine"

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