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P&P is delighted to invite you along as we explore unique histories and breathtaking sites in 2018—and meet some of our favorite authors with us along the way!  details

Featured Classes

Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name: Fiction into Film (18115)

We will do a deep read of this hauntingly passionate novel, as well as discuss some of the changes in the film version and what they reveal about the author's style. One Monday, January 7, 6 to 8 p.m.

Tana French's Witch Elm (1903)

The latest novel by the Irish master of detective fiction, in a departure from her Dublin Murder Squad series, explores contemporary issues of privilege and class, and the life-altering damage of brutality and adolescent bullying. One Monday, January 14, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Speculative Victorian Fiction (1901)

In the last days of the Victorian era, writers reached out to new readers on new subjects. With illustrated lectures and discussions, this course will explore some of these daring works of fantastic and speculative fiction along with the historical transformations that inspired them.

Five monthly meetings will focus on the events and the stories that fascinated this important period. The class will have 3 sections, each meeting once a month.

Tuesdays (1901-1): January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 7. Meets 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesdays (1901-2): January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8. Meets 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Thursdays (1901-3): January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9. Meets 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Next Book Group Meetings


A Seat at the Table at Union Market

December 16, 3:30 pm
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525619772
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018


Waterfront Fiction

December 16, 6:30 pm

Graphic Novels

December 17, 7:30 pm

Travel with Politics & Prose

Art and Culture in Barcelona Spain

March 25 through 31, 2019

Politics and Prose invites you to join us for a week of Art and Culture in Barcelona, Spain.

World War I in Washington: A Walking Tour - Spring 2019

Sunday, April 14, 12 p.m. to 2:30pm 

Join Politics and Prose and Garrett Peck, author of The Great War and Its Aftermath for a tour of Washington, D.C., this Spring, visiting sites significant to America's involvement in World War I.


Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. to around 8 p.m.

This spring, Politics and Prose invites you to a perennial P&P favorite: the wonder of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater! We are leading a trip to the wooded area of western Pennsylvania where you can enjoy the serenity of the surroundings and explore the house known worldwide as a resonant feat of architectural achievement.