Reading Across America

$16.99
ISBN: 9780061120084
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - May 23rd, 2006

Alabama


By James A. Michener, Steve Berry (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780375761423
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Published: Dial Press - November 12th, 2002

Alaska


By David Foster Wallace, Dave Eggers (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780316066525
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 13th, 2006

Arizona


$17.00
ISBN: 9780812980028
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Published: Random House Trade - April 21st, 2009

Arkansas


$14.95
ISBN: 9780394757681
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Published: Vintage - August 12th, 1988

California


$15.95
ISBN: 9780307950475
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Published: Vintage Books - May 7th, 2013

Colorado


$13.00
ISBN: 9780300093056
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Published: Yale University Press - February 8th, 2002

Connecticut


$22.00
ISBN: 9780312423209
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Published: Picador USA - January 3rd, 2004

Delaware


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ISBN: 9780307276681
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Published: Vintage Books - July 26th, 2011

Florida


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ISBN: 9780679751526
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Published: Vintage Books USA - July 2nd, 1999

Georgia


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ISBN: 9780553348972
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Published: Bantam - April 7th, 1990

Hawaii


By Richard Brautigan, Billy Collins (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780547255279
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Published: Mariner Books - January 19th, 2010

Idaho


$14.00
ISBN: 9780679767206
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Published: Vintage - January 3rd, 1996

Illinois


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ISBN: 9780316125277
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 3rd, 2012

Indiana


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ISBN: 9781400033836
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Published: Anchor Books - December 2nd, 2003

Iowa


By Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780020209850
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Published: Touchstone Books - March 1995

Kansas


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ISBN: 9780142000205
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Published: Penguin Books - March 8th, 2001

Kentucky


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Politics & Prose in Provence

Sunday, October 4 to Saturday, October 10

Spend three days in Aix-en-Provence, known for its abundance of beautiful fountains, followed by three days in St. Rémy, with side trips to Arles and Les Baux. All the while, enjoy classic Provençal food, wine and culture and enjoy visits to beautiful sites, including those associated with artists Cézanne and van Gogh and writer Émile Zola.

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A Parisian Experience

Sunday, November 1 to Saturday, November 7

Politics & Prose invites you to join us for an exclusive and affordable week in Paris. On some days, Cara will lead you to the “scene of the crime” and settings in her series. Other days, you’ll choose from a couple of adventures.

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Don’t Miss Politics & Prose @ Busboys and Poets

Monday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m.

In this important call to action, now available in paperback, Klein, the syndicated columnist and author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo points to climate change as both an imperative for rethinking how we live and an opportunity for reforming social and economic inequalities. A habitable Earth demands reducing greenhouse gases, and such reductions, in turn, will help create new kinds of communities.

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Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.

In 2009 The Best Baguette of D.C. title went not to a professional loaf, but to Fromartz’s homemade effort. Bread has always been a passion for this Washington journalist, and in his memoir Fromartz recounts what he’s learned not just about French bread, but also about sourdough, rye, and country wheat, along with the history of grains, fermentation, and bread-making practices around the world.

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Scribbler’s Cabal and Comics Jam

August 3 through 7, 10 a.m. to noon

Like a book club for comic fans, activities will include reading and drawing comics, discussing each other’s work, and making up our own characters.

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Sci-fi & Fantasy Writing Workshop for Teens

August 10 through 4, 10 a.m. to noon

Learn how to scaffold and build believable worlds for fantasy stories, including writing exercises, map making, character building and graphing story-structure in this week-long workshop geared for teens.

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Retreat to Ashland, VA

Leave your hectic schedule behind and stay in this charming and comfortable haven, equipped with everything that you need to write. Author Phyllis Theroux is available for mentoring if writing instruction or coaching is desired. Ashland, VA, is only 90 minutes from DC and accessible by Amtrak, has a coffee and tea shop that offers a lending library and live music in the evenings; excellent restaurants, a market; a bookstore; a park; and a wine shop.

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Calling All Artists!

Deadline August 31

Attention all photographers and artists with an eye for colorful images of D.C. Politics & Prose is looking for submissions to use for the cover of our annual literary journal, District Lines (bonus points if the image includes an iconic DC call box). Please submit to districtlines@politics-prose.com by August 31. You can find our guidelines in the link below.

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Supported Events

Reservations and tickets should be acquired from the hosting organization. Contact Kate Shawcross if you are planning an event and would like us to supply the books.

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Sunday, August 2, 7:00 pm
at Wolf Trap, Filene Center
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