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Politics and Prose (sometimes stylized as Politics & Prose or abbreviated as P&P) is an independent bookstore located in Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C., on Connecticut Avenue. The store was founded in 1984 by co-owners Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade, who expanded the store fivefold to its present size. After a failed sale attempt in 2005, the two co-owners eventually sold the store to current owners Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine in 2011. Politics and Prose is known for its knowledgeable staff...



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Thomas Mann discussed his book The Oxford Guide to Library Research at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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Daniel Stone discusses his book, “The Food Explorer", at Politics and Prose on 2/24/18. A botanist with an insatiable appetite for discovery, David Fairchild (1869-1954) worked as a plant explorer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and introduced more than 200,000 plants to the United States. His imports included new varieties of cotton and Japanese cherry trees, but his focus was food. In this lively biography, Stone, a staff writer for  National Geographic  and a veteran traveler...
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Alexandra Elle discusses her book, Neon Soul, at Politics and Prose on 4/18/18. In her third book of poems, Elle a D.C-based writer, continues the project of life-lessons, self-celebration, and communitybuilding she began in  Words from a Wanderer  and  Love in My Language . Using vivid imagery and building on contrasts, Elle traces her journey from a turbulent youth to stable adulthood as a wife and mother. While she draws on her own experiences as someone once broken and now healing, Elle...
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Liam Callanan stops by Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to discuss his book Listen & Other Stories .
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James Robenalt discusses his book, Ballots and Bullets, at Politics and Prose on 7/7/18.  Robenalt’s account of racial violence in Cleveland could be taken from today’s headlines, but the incident he reports happened on July 23, 1968. In a clash between black nationalists and police, six people were killed and at least fifteen injured. The shootings led to heavy rioting, but what exactly set them off is still unclear. Recreating the days in question, Robenalt, a Cleveland-based trial...
Topics: Politics and Prose, James Robenalt, Ballots and Bullets, Cleveland
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Paul Auster visits 6th & I, in partnership with Politics & Prose, to read from and discuss his latest novel 4 3 2 1.  http://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781627794466
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Dr. Lieberman discusses his book Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry  during a visit to Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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Paul Toutonghi dropped by Politics & Prose to talk about his book Dog Gone .
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Sheila Hamilton dropped by Politics & Prose to talk about her book All the Things We Never Knew .
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Stephen Prothero stopped by Politics & Prose to talk about his book Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections).
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Messud’s sixth novel is the story of Cassie and Julia, best friends from nursery school until seventh grade. For Julia, who narrates their experiences, the two are as close as sisters, though their families fail to mesh and the differences between them grow more apparent over time. Without Julia to set limits and question plans, Cassie veers into potentially dangerous emotional territory, especially when she decides to track down her father, and Julia begins to see how her notions of...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Claire Messud, Burning Girl
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Jeremi Suri discusses his book The Impossible Presidency at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington DC. Suri’s study of the American presidency focuses primarily on the office itself, rather than on the figures who have held it, to explain voters’ increasing disappointment with chief executives who have failed to effect the level of change people anticipated. Starting with the founders’ conception of the role as a limited one, Suri, a professor of history who holds the Mack Brown...
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David Markovsky discusses Be Strong and Of Good Courage at Politics and Prose. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of the Middle East as a policy maker, writer, and commentator, Makovsky, Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations, profiles the lives and legacies of Israel’s founding generation. Co-written with diplomat Dennis Ross and focusing on figures including David Ben-Gurion, Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, and Ariel...
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P&P’s first romance panel last August attracted an enthusiastic and diverse audience, and drew admiring notice from  The Washington Post , which praised the “exceptionally clever writers” and the energy they and their fans bring to a genre that has often been given less than its due. Join us for another exciting evening of readings and heartfelt discussions. Kleypas is a RITA award-winning author of more than twenty novels, both historical romance and contemporary women’s fiction....
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Ed Yong graced Politics & Prose to talk about his book I Contain Multitudes .
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Linda Hirshman discusses Reckoning at Politics and Prose. The first history of the long fight against sexual harassment, Hirshman’s book is a detailed look at the incidents, the cases, and above all the women who paved the way for the #MeToo era. The author of the Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg double-portrait  Sisters in Law  and the account of the gay rights revolution  Victory,  Hirshman writes as both social historian and a lawyer, investigating in detail landmark...
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1968 was the culmination and the defining point of the 1960s. That year, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, the Tet offensive was changing the course of the Vietnam War, and demonstrations disrupted the Democratic National convention—all to a soundtrack of the Beatles, Janis Joplin, Marvin Gaye, and Dylan. Kaiser, a journalist and principal contributor to the documentary  1968: The Year That Changed America , wrote this comprehensive chronicle in 1998, drawing on...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Charles Kaiser, Clara Bingham, 1960s, 60s, American history
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Grace Cavalieri stopped by Politics & Prose to talk about her book Life Upon the Wicked Stage
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Former congressman Barney Frank sat down with Al Hunt at the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. to discuss his book Frank .
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Beryl Radin discusses her book  Leaving South Dakota  at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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Michael Eric Dyson dropped by Politics & Prose to talk about his book The Black Presidency .
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Kristin Hannah discusses her book, “The Great Alone", at Politics and Prose on 2/14/18. In her best-selling  The Nightingale , Hannah told an epic story of World War II through the lives of two remarkable sisters. Now she considers the strength people need to get through the aftermath of war. Set in 1974, her twenty-second book follows the Allbrights—Ernt, Cora, and their thirteen-year-old daughter Leni—as Ernt, a Vietnam vet and former POW, loses yet another job and abruptly moves...
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Elizabeth Strout discusses her book  Anything Is Possible  live at Politics and Prose.
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Part fairy tale and part cautionary tale, Brunt’s third novel follows the life of a tennis prodigy from early promise to full stardom. Driven by personal ambition and shaped by coaches, Anton Stratis lives the dream of professional tennis. But behind his pride in his spectacular athletic achievements lies the unsettling sense that something is missing. Has he sacrificed too much for his sport? Brunt, former CEO of Authentium, Inc., and the author of  The Means  and  Ghosts of Manhattan ,...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Douglas Brunt, Megyn Kelly, Trophy Son
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Mike Duncan discusses his book The Storm Before The Storm at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC. From 509 BCE to its conquest of the Mediterranean, the Roman Republic was a model of stability. As it grew, however, it became unwieldy and fell prey to the bad influences of the tyrants and chieftains it absorbed. Focusing on the pivotal years from 180 to 133 BCE, Duncan examines a society in crisis. Romans of that period faced rising economic inequality, political polarization, rampant...
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Ken Kalfus drops by Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to discuss his new book Coup de Foudre .
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Dara Horn discusses her book, “Eternal Life", at Politics and Prose on 1/30/18. In her fifth novel, Horn, a two-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award, draws on Jewish history and mysticism for a powerful and moving exploration of what it would mean to be immortal. The narrative unfolds over 2,000 years. Horn follows Rachel from Roman-occupied Jerusalem, where she and her first love, Elazar, make a fateful bargain to save their son by sacrificing their own deaths, to 2018, when...
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Garrett Peck visits Politics & Prose to discuss his book Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.
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Lindsay Stern discusses The Study of Animal Languages. Stern’s eagerly-anticipated first novel is at once a wry look at academia, an astute and moving portrait of a marriage, and an insightful exploration of communication. Unfolding over just a few days, the novel focuses on Ivan and Prue, married professors of philosophy and biolingusitics, respectively. While Ivan seems to be going nowhere, Prue is breaking new ground in her field—and possibly in other areas as well, if Ivan’s uneasy...
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Frank Bruni talks about his book Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be  at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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Annie Jacobsen discusses her book  Phenomena  at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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Hala Alyan discusses her book Salt Houses live at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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William Higeland discusses his book Autumn Of  The Black Snake live at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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Jill Lepore discusses her book, These Truths, at Politics and Prose on 10/4/18 The United States might seem too vast, too contradictory, and too various for a one-volume comprehensive history, but in this rich and accessible work, Lepore shows that these are the very traits that define the nation. With Jefferson’s three truths—political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people—as her fulcrum, Lepore explores how well the country has hewed to its originating ideals,...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Jill Lepore, These Truths, American History
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Amitav Ghosh discusses Gun Island at Politics and Prose. Ghosh is best known for his Ibis trilogy — Sea of Poppies,   River of Smoke , and  Flood of Fire —which marshalled a panoramic cast of characters to recount the colonial history of the East. His new novel blends past and present with folklore, following Deen Datta, an Indian-American rare book dealer, as he embarks on an unexpected quest. Tracing the origins of a tale involving the goddess of snakes and a Bengali folk hero known as...
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Naomi Klein discusses On Fire . #1 international and  New York Times  bestselling author Naomi Klein, author of  The Shock Doctrine  and  This Changes Everything , makes the case for a Green New Deal, explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society. For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet—and an unapologetic champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Naomi Klein, Jane Fonda
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Joseph Luzzi visits Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to talk about his book In a Dark Wood .
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin stops by Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to talk about her book Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
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Ibtihaj Muhammad discusses her book, Proud, at Politics and Prose on 7/28/18. From being the only African-American Muslim wearing a hijab in her hometown of Maplewood, New Jersey, to being the first veiled American woman to compete for the U.S. in the Olympics, Muhammad has always stood out, as much for her prodigious talent as for her courage and faith. Though she started fencing at the late age of thirteen, she quickly pushed beyond state and collegiate championships to become a five-time...
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Tonight I’m Someone Else   explores the realities of being a female artist in a society that commodifies women’s bodies while often dismissing their creativity. Many of the pieces focus on incidents and lessons from Hobson’s employment history, which includes work with NASA as well as stints as a model and an escort at a sugar-daddy dating website. Others explore relationships, from an innocent, time-limited friendship at summer camp to the more treacherous obsessiveness of being a...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Chelsea Hodson, Allie Rowbottom
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Patricia O'Toole discusses her book, The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made , at Politics and Prose on 5/9/18. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) has been both celebrated and vilified, and in her new biography O’Toole focuses on some of the central paradoxes of the man and his legacy. A progressive where economic policy was concerned, Wilson was not interested in leveling the playing field for woman and minorities. While he resisted entering World War I, once convinced that Germany posed...
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Jonathan Safran Foer reads from and discusses his novel Here I Am at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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Timothy Snyder discusses his book, "The Road to Unfreedom", at Politics and Prose on 4/7/18. Snyder’s follow-up to  On Tyranny  moves from showing how to resist authoritarianism to tracing the path of its recent resurgence. Starting with Putin’s consolidation of power in Russia, Snyder charts the rise of nationalists and oligarchs from Hungary and Poland to Britain and the U.S. Noting that the threat these movements pose to Western institutions aligns with Putin’s goals,...
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Paul Beatty discusses his new novel The Sellout  at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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Martha Ertman visits Politics & Prose to discuss her book Love's Promises .
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Maya Jasanoff discusses her book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World at Politics and Prose on 11/14/17.  Jasanoff’s inspired blend of biography, history, criticism, and travelogue focuses on Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) as a man of both his time and our own. Anticipating many of the issues of today’s globalized world, Conrad wrote about terrorism, colonialism, immigration, and dehumanizing technology—issues he also lived. Born to Polish nationalists exiled to Ukraine by the...
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Larrie Ferreiro visited Politics & Prose to talk about his book Brothers at Arms .
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Alex Berenson visited Politics & Prose to talk about his book The Wolves.
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Carolyn Kitchener discusses her book Post Grad live at Politics and Prose.
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Yousef Bashir discusses The Words of My Father at Politics and Prose. Bashir, a writer, public speaker, and peace activist, grew up on a ten-acre farm in Gaza. Until he was eleven, his life revolved around school and soccer—but then came the Second Intifada. Bashir’s father, a highly respected teacher, refused to leave his land. When Israeli soldiers occupied his house, he treated them not as jailers but as honored guests. Watching his father’s unswerving devotion to peace, Bashir...
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Daniel De Visé discusses his book, The Comeback, at Politics and Prose on 6/9/18. Held in twenty-one day-long stages over twenty-three days, and covering some 3,500 kilometers—2,200 miles—the Tour de France is one of the most grueling athletic competitions around. To win it once is a dream, to do it twice, the stuff of legend. In 1986, Greg LeMond stunned the cycling world by becoming the first American to win the Tour. Nine months later he was seriously wounded in a hunting accident and...
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Helen O'Donnell discusses her book The Irish Brotherhood  at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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John B. Judis discusses his book, The Nationalist Revival , at Politics and Prose on 10/13/18. Judis follows up his bestselling 2016  The Populist Explosion , one of the first books to explain the resurgence of populism and the rise of Trump, with a detailed exploration of newly strong nativist and xenophobic movements worldwide. Putting today’s iterations in historical as well as global context, Judis, editor at large for  Talking Points Memo  and a former senior editor at  The New...
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Mark Helprin discusses his book Paris in The Present Tense at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. http://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781468314762 Jules Lacour, the protagonist of Helprin’s deeply affecting novel, is an accomplished cellist who survived the Holocaust, fought in the Algerian War, and became a  maître  at the Paris-Sorbonne. At age seventy-four, he deserves to rest on his laurels. Instead, he faces several difficult dilemmas that test his principles and challenge his sense...
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A Panel Of Experts discuss Climate Change including science and policy
Topics: Politics and Prose, Climate Change, Teach-In, Todd Stern, 350.org
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Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses The Water Dancer. The Water Dancer  is a bracingly original vision of the world of slavery, written with the narrative force of a great adventure. Driven by Coates’ bold imagination and striking ability to bring readers deep into the interior lives of his brilliantly rendered characters, this is the story of America's oldest struggle—the struggle to tell the truth—from one of our most exciting thinkers and beautiful writers. Young Hiram Walker was born into...
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Pamela Druckerman discusses her book, There Are No Grownups, at Politics and Prose at the Wharf on 5/31/18. As she embarked on her forties, Druckerman, author of  Bringing Up Bébé , threw herself a party, then almost stayed away. She didn’t know what to expect—or what others would expect of her, now that she was no longer young but not really middle-aged. Expanding on her popular  New York Times  column, “What You Learn in Your Forties,” Druckerman set out to map this terra...
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Alec Ryrie discusses his book Protestants  at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.
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Ruby Lal discusses her book, Empress, at Politics and Prose, on 7/15/18. Perhaps the most powerful woman in Muslim history, Nur Jahan (1577-1645), was the twentieth wife of Jahangir, the fourth Mughal emperor. A strong, fearless, and smart woman who was a noted hunter, accomplished architect, and canny diplomat, Nur Jahan didn’t just support her husband, but actively ruled along with him and even acted for him when he was indisposed. Many historians believe she was more decisive than her...
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Ganesh Sitaraman The Public Option at Politics and Prose. Though the trend in recent years has been to decrease government’s role in civic life, Sitaraman—a professor at Vanderbilt Law School and longtime advisor to Elizabeth Warren, and author of  The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution — shows that public institutions such as national parks, libraries, and swimming pools offer equal access, address social needs, and peacefully co-exist with private options. Arguing that the public...
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Philip Auerswald stopped by Politics & Prose to talk about his book The Code Economy .
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Philip Auerswald visited Politics & Prose to talk about his book The Code Economy .
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David I. Kertzer discusses his book, The Pope Who Would Be King, at Politics and Prose on 4/29/18. Kertzer, one of today’s foremost experts on the history of the Vatican and modern Italy, uses the papacy of Pius IX as a lens to view the revolutionary politics of mid-nineteenth-century Europe. The longestreigning Pope, Pius IX (1792-1878) was elected in 1846. His initial support came from cardinals sympathetic to Europe’s liberalizing tendencies, and the new pope also seemed amenable. But...
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Renata Adler talked about her book After the Tall Timber  during a visit to Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
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Fierro, widely published in journals ranging from  Glamour  to  Psychology Today , founded Sackett Street Writers, named the “Best MFA-alternative” by  Poets & Writers , and made her fiction debut with  Cutting Teeth . Her second novel unfolds in 1992 on Avalon Island. A small homogenous community, Avalon was until recently divided only along entrenched class lines. That changes when Leslie Day Marshall, who grew up there in one of the town’s WASPiest families, moves back from...
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James Hatch & Christian D'Andrea discuss their book, Touching the Dragon, at Politics and Prose on 5/17/18. Hatch enlisted in the Army National Guard at age seventeen, joined the Navy a year later, then became a special ops Navy SEAL. Over the course of his career he fought in over 150 missions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, and Africa, earning four Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, among other decorations. The military was his life. So it was more than...
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Tope Folarin discusses A Particular Kind of Black Man at Politics and Prose. An award-winning D.C.-based Nigerian-American writer, Folarin has been a Rhodes Scholar and was recently named to the Africa 39 list of the most promising African writers under 39. His first novel is the powerful coming-of age-story of Tunde Akinola, son of Nigerian-born parents struggling to make a new life in a small town in Utah. When the family eventually breaks under the strain, Tunde’s life becomes the search...
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The Hurston/Wright Foundation was founded in 1990 as a resource center for training and a gateway to ensure the unique experience and voice of African Americans in literature. Politics and Prose is proud to host a public reading by the instructors in its annual summer writers’ workshop. Reading will be Mitchell S. Jackson, the New York City-based author of  The Residue Years  and winner of a 2016 Whiting Award; Pamela Newkirk, an award-winning journalist and the author of  Spectacle, ...
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Mark Ozer visited Politics & Prose to talk about his book Washington D.C.
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Daniel Swift discusses his book The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound at Politics and Prose on 11/11/17.  Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a defining figure of American modernist literature, mentoring Yeats and Eliot and nurturing Poetry magazine, yet he was also infamous for his fascist broadcasts from Italy during World War II. Judged mentally unfit to stand trial for treason, he was held in D.C.’s St. Elizabeths psychiatric hospital for twelve years. As Swift shows in...
Topics: Politics and Prose, Daniel Swift, The Bughouse, Ezra Pound
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Eugenia Kim discusses, The Kinship of Secrets, at Politics and Prose. Kim’s award-winning  The Calligrapher’s Daughter  memorably evoked both the experience of a wife left behind by her husband and the national trauma of Korea under Japanese occupation. Her second novel returns to Korea, charting the brutal separation of a family by war. The narrative opens in the South in 1948, as the Chos make two difficult decisions. The first is to leave for America. The second is to take just one of...
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Stephanie Meeks visited Politics & Prose to talk about her book The Past and Future City .
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David Hare dropped by Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to discuss his memoir  The Blue Touch Paper .
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Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum visit Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. to talk about their book The Future of Violence.
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John DeDakis discusses Fake at Politics and Prose. A mystery novelist and writing workshop coach for The Writer’s Center and Politics and Prose, and former senior copy editor for CNN’s  The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer , DeDakis introduced the strong-willed, strong-minded Lark Chadwick in his 2013  Fast Track . Looking for purpose, Chadwick found it in journalism, and the latest volume of the series opens with her interviewing the First Lady, Rose Gannon. The story explodes, however,...
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