Reading Across the World

By Manuel Puig, Thomas Colchie (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679724490
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

Argentina


By Stefan Zweig, Joel Rotenberg (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590172629
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Published: New York Review of Books - April 15th, 2008

Austria


$9.95
ISBN: 9780811211901
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 1st, 1992

Brazil


By Georgi Gospodinov, Angela Rodel (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953090
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Published: Open Letter Books - April 14th, 2015

Bulgaria


$17.00
ISBN: 9780312130275
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Published: Picador USA - March 15th, 1995

Canada


$13.95
ISBN: 9780811215473
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - December 17th, 2003

Chile


By Sijie Dai, Dai Sijie, Ina Rilke (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780385722209
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Published: Anchor Books - October 29th, 2002

China


$18.00
ISBN: 9780981955735
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Published: Archipelago Books - May 6th, 2014

Czech Republic


$15.95
ISBN: 9780811223430
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 10th, 2015

El Salvador


$16.00
ISBN: 9780143123934
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Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2013

England


By Patrick Modiano, Mark Polizzotti (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780300198058
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Published: Yale University Press - November 11th, 2014

France


$15.00
ISBN: 9780307472274
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Published: Vintage Books - July 1st, 2014

Haiti


By Paul Theroux, David Frampton (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780618658961
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Published: Mariner Books - June 2006

Honduras


$15.00
ISBN: 9780316243926
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 1st, 2014

Iceland


By David Grossman, Jessica Cohen (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307476401
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Published: Vintage Books - August 9th, 2011

Israel


By Carlo Emilio Gadda, William Weaver, Jr. (Translator), Italo Calvino (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590172223
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Published: New York Review of Books - February 27th, 2007

Italy


$15.00
ISBN: 9780679722663
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Published: Vintage - September 19th, 1989

Japan


$15.95
ISBN: 9781101910511
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Published: Anchor Books - May 12th, 2015

Kenya


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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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Children & Teens

New in Hardcover

Brenda Z. Guiberson
The Most Amazing Creature in the Sea
(Henry Holt, $17.99)

 

Blast from the Past

Toby Reynolds & Paul Calver
Ocean Life
(Barron’s, $6.99)

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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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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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