Union Market

Located in one of DC's most vibrant neighborhoods, Politics and Prose at Union Market offers a wide selection of books and gifts, interesting author talks, and the exceptional customer service that you've come to expect of P&P.

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1270 5th Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

DIRECTIONS

202-544-4452

November 27 - 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Thanksgiving - Closed
December 23 - 10 a.m.
8 p.m.
December 24 - 10 a.m.
6 p.m.
December 25 - Closed
December 26 - 12 p.m.
6 p.m.
December 31 - 10 a.m.
5 p.m.
January 1 - Closed

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MONDAY
CLOSED
TUESDAY – WEDNESDAY
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
THURSDAY – SATURDAY
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
SUNDAY
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 

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Events at Union Market
Friday, May 8, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Daughter of the Boycott: Carrying On a Montgomery Family's Civil Rights Legacy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781641603034
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Lawrence Hill Books - May 5th, 2020

Saturday, May 9, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Index of Self-Destructive Acts Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781947793828
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Tin House Books - May 5th, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982381
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

Thursday, May 14, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20008
Stray: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101875964
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - May 5th, 2020

Friday, May 15, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Bird (Object Lessons) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501353352
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Bloomsbury Academic - March 19th, 2020

Coffee (Object Lessons) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501344350
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Bloomsbury Academic - April 16th, 2020

Sunday, May 17, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Exile Music: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525561811
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Viking - May 5th, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541724488
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: PublicAffairs - May 12th, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541762534
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: PublicAffairs - May 19th, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 7:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781733623766
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Columbia Global Reports - April 21st, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780226690612
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: University of Chicago Press - May 1st, 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Pew: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374230920
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 21st, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593086810
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Portfolio - June 16th, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Subduction Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597098922
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Red Hen Press - April 14th, 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593135570
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Convergent Books - May 12th, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525564713
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Vintage - May 19th, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
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

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
Friday, June 12, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
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

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
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.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fri
8
7:00 pm
Karen Gray Houston - Daughter of the Boycott: Carrying On a Montgomery Family's Civil Rights Legacy — At Union Market
Sat
9
1:00 pm
Christopher Beha - The Index of Self-Destructive Acts — at Union Market
Tue
12
7:00 pm
Ruth Reichl - Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir — at Union Market
Thu
14
7:00 pm
Stephanie Danler - Stray — at Union Market
Fri
15
7:00 pm
Erik Anderson - Bird and Dinah Lenney - Coffee — Object Lessons at Union Market
Sun
17
1:00 pm
Jennifer Steil - Exile Music — at Union Market
Tue
19
7:00 pm
Elizabeth Shackelford - The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age — at Union Market
Wed
20
7:00 pm
Tara Isabella Burton - Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World — at Union Market
Thu
21
7:00 pm
Krithika Varagur - The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project — in conversation with James Palmer
Tue
26
7:00 pm
Jaipreet Virdi - Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History — at Union Market
Wed
27
7:00 pm
Catherine Lacey - Pew — at Union Market
Thu
28
7:00 pm
Meredith Fineman - Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion — at Union Market
Tue
2
7:00 pm
Kristen Millares Young - Subduction — at Union Market
Wed
3
7:00 pm
Emily M. D. Scott - For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World — at Union Market
Wed
10
7:00 pm
Porochista Khakpour - Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity — at Union Market
Thu
11
7:00 pm
Sonia Shah - The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move — at Union Market
Fri
12
9:00 am
Summer Member Sale
Fri
12
7:00 pm
Leslie Kern - Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World — at Union Market
Fri
11
9:00 am
Fall Member Sale
Fri
4
9:00 am
Holiday Member Sale