Detailed Event List

Sara Sligar: Take Me Apart and Angie Kim: Miracle Creek — at the Wharf

Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Take Me Apart: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374272616
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Published: MCD - April 28th, 2020

Miracle Creek: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250251305
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Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20024

Laila Lalami - Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America

Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747169
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Published: Pantheon - September 14th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Jaipreet Virdi - Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History — at Union Market

Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780226690612
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 1st, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20002

Catherine Lacey - Pew — at Union Market

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Pew: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374230920
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 21st, 2020

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Mario Livio - Galileo: And the Science Deniers

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Galileo: And the Science Deniers Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501194733
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Chris Whipple - The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future — in conversation with Bob Schieffer

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982106409
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Published: Scribner - May 19th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Meredith Fineman - Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion — at Union Market

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593086810
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Published: Portfolio - June 16th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Rick Hanson - Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness — at the Wharf

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593135464
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Published: Harmony - May 5th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Mark Gevisser - The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World's Queer Frontiers

Friday, May 29, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World's Queer Frontiers Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374279967
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 28th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Laura Hankin - Happy and You Know It

Saturday, May 30, 1:00 pm
Happy and You Know It Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984806239
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Susanna Moore - Miss Aluminum — in conversation with Sarah Blake

Saturday, May 30, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Miss Aluminum: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374279714
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Anthony DePalma - The Cubans: Ordinary Lives in Extraordinary Times

Saturday, May 30, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Cubans: Ordinary Lives in Extraordinary Times Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522447
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Published: Viking - May 26th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Bruce Feiler - Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age

Sunday, May 31, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594206825
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Published: Penguin Press - May 12th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Nancy Thorndike Greenspan - Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs

Sunday, May 31, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593083390
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Published: Viking - May 12th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Steven Johnson - Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt

Sunday, May 31, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735211605
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 12th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Steven Johnson - Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt

Sunday, May 31, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735211605
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 12th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sarah Posner - Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump

Monday, June 1, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984820426
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Published: Random House - May 26th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson - Let them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality — at the Wharf

Monday, June 1, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Let them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631496844
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Published: Liveright - May 19th, 2020

 

 

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Kristen Millares Young - Subduction — at Union Market

Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Subduction Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597098922
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 14th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20002

Jia Lynn Yang - One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965 — in conversation with Robert Tsai

Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965 Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635843
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 19th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Emily M. D. Scott - For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World — at Union Market

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593135570
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Published: Convergent Books - May 12th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20002

Robert Dallek - How Did We Get Here?: From Theodore Roosevelt to Donald Trump

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
How Did We Get Here?: From Theodore Roosevelt to Donald Trump Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780062872999
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Published: Harper - May 26th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Jim Newton - Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown — at the Wharf

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316392464
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 12th, 2020

 

 

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Masha Gessen - Surviving Autocracy — in conversation with Dahlia Lithwick

Thursday, June 4, 1:15 pm
Surviving Autocracy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593188934
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Megha Majumdar - A Burning

Friday, June 5, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Ellen Meeropol - Title Her Sister's Tattoo — in conversation with Heather Booth

Saturday, June 6, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Her Sister's Tattoo Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781597098441
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 7th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Jennifer Ackerman - The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

Saturday, June 6, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735223011
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Published: Penguin Press - May 5th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Martin Walker - The Shooting at Chateau Rock: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel

Saturday, June 6, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Shooting at Chateau Rock: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel (Bruno, Chief of Police Series #15) Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525656654
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - May 26th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Susanna Lee - Detectives in the Shadows: A Hard-Boiled History

Sunday, June 7, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Detectives in the Shadows: A Hard-Boiled History Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781421437095
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - August 4th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Daniel Mason - A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth

Sunday, June 7, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316477635
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 5th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Elliot Ackerman - Red Dress in Black and White

Sunday, June 7, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Red Dress in Black and White: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521815
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Published: Knopf - May 26th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Edward Ball - Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy

Monday, June 8, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374186326
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Julia Bloch - The Sacramento of Desire and Jillian Weise - Cyborg Detective — at the Wharf

Monday, June 8, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Sacramento of Desire Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781940090122
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sidebrow Books - February 15th, 2020

Cyborg Detective (American Poets Continuum #174) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781942683858
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: BOA Editions - September 3rd, 2019

 

 

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David Shimer - Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference

Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780525659006
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Published: Knopf - June 9th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20008

Porochista Khakpour - Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity — at Union Market

Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525564713
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Published: Vintage - May 19th, 2020

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Jean Kyoung Frazier - Pizza Girl — at the Wharf

Thursday, June 11, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Pizza Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385545723
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Published: Doubleday - June 9th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20024

Sonia Shah - The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move — at Union Market

Thursday, June 11, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635571974
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Stephanie Kelton - The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy

Thursday, June 11, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541736184
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: PublicAffairs - June 9th, 2020

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Summer Member Sale

Friday, June 12, 9:00 am to Sunday, June 14, 8:00 pm

All weekend long, Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14, we invite Politics and Prose members to take advantage of 20% off almost all of our current in-store inventory—books, DVDs, and CDs!

Members' online and phone purchases will also receive the same discounts as long as the items selected are on our shelves and payment is provided at the time of the order. Discounts do not apply to specially ordered items.

Enjoy the benefits of your membership at any of our locations.

Click here to learn more about becoming a member!

Please note: Items purchased online during the member sale are not eligible for the "Pay at store" option.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Leslie Kern - Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World — at Union Market

Friday, June 12, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World  Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781788739818
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Verso - June 2nd, 2020

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Michelle Bowdler - Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto — at the Wharf

Monday, June 15, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250255631
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - July 28th, 2020

 

 

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Washington, DC 20024

Fall Member Sale

Friday, September 11, 9:00 am to Sunday, September 13, 8:00 pm

All weekend long, Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13, we invite Politics and Prose members to take advantage of 20% off almost all of our current in-store inventory—books, DVDs, and CDs!

Members' online and phone purchases will also receive the same discounts as long as the items selected are on our shelves and payment is provided at the time of the order. Discounts do not apply to specially ordered items.

Enjoy the benefits of your membership at any of our locations.

Please note: Items purchased online during the member sale are not eligible for the "Pay at store" option.

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

Holiday Member Sale

Friday, December 4, 9:00 am to Sunday, December 6, 8:00 pm

All weekend long, Friday, December 4 through Sunday, December 6, we invite Politics and Prose members to take advantage of 20% off almost all of our current in-store inventory—books, DVDs, and CDs!

Members' online and phone purchases will also receive the same discounts as long as the items selected are on our shelves and payment is provided at the time of the order. Discounts do not apply to specially ordered items.

Enjoy the benefits of your membership at any of our locations.

Please note: Items purchased online during the member sale are not eligible for the "Pay at store" option.

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Washington, DC 20008

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