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

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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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Events at Union Market
Tuesday, January 7, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
They Said This Day Would Never Come: Chasing the Dream on Obama's Improbable Campaign Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541730618
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: PublicAffairs - January 7th, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Cover Image
By Mark Parascandola (Photographer), Michael Berry (Contribution by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781942084747
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Daylight Books - November 19th, 2019

Friday, January 10, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781523504558
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 10th, 2019

Saturday, January 11, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226476261
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: University of Chicago Press - November 7th, 2019

Saturday, January 11, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Aiding and Abetting: U.S. Foreign Assistance and State Violence Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781503610996
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Stanford University Press - November 19th, 2019

Thursday, January 16, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism--American Style Cover Image
By Kate Aronoff (Editor), Peter Dreier (Editor), Michael Kazin (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620975213
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

Friday, January 24, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781947793385
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Tin House Books - January 7th, 2020

The Book Keeper: A Memoir of Race, Love, and Legacy Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780804012218
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Swallow Press - January 14th, 2020

Saturday, January 25, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo Cover Image
By Philippe Lancon, Steven Rendall (Translator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781609455569
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Europa Editions - November 12th, 2019

Tuesday, January 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572100
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 21st, 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449236
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Observer Effect: On Contemporary Painting Cover Image
By Barry Schwabsky, Rob Colvin (Editor), Sherman Sam (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9783956794605
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Sternberg Press - January 28th, 2020

Sunday, February 2, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Becoming Free, Becoming Black (Studies in Legal History) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781108480642
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Published: Cambridge University Press - January 16th, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735224100
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Viking - February 4th, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
The Cactus League: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374117948
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 4th, 2020

Sunday, February 9, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Life in a Country Album: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780822965947
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 15th, 2019

The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons: Poems (ACRE) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781946724267
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Acre Books - February 15th, 2020

Mistress Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781936970629
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: New Issues Poetry and Prose - October 15th, 2019

Friday, February 14, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Verge: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525534877
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781982139599
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: 37 Ink - November 5th, 2019

Sunday, February 16, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

 

1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
What about Tomorrow?: An Oral History of Russian Punk from the Soviet Era to Pussy Riot (Punx) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781621064046
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Microcosm Publishing - September 10th, 2019

Thursday, February 20, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Home (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307740915
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Vintage - January 1st, 2013

Thursday, February 27, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

 

Politics and Prose at Union Market
1270 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Everywhere You Don't Belong Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616208790
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Algonquin Books - February 4th, 2020

Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538882
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

Tue
7
7:00 pm
Chris Liddell-Westefeld - They Said This Day Would Never Come: Chasing the Dream on Obama's Improbable Campaign — At Politics and Prose at Union Market
Thu
9
7:00 pm
Mark Parascandola - Once Upon a Time on Shanghai — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Fri
10
7:00 pm
Eric Nuzum - Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling — in conversation with Scott Simon — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sat
11
1:00 pm
Matthew L. Schuerman - Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents — At Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sat
11
6:00 pm
Jessica Trisko Darden - Aiding and Abetting: U.S. Foreign Assistance and State Violence — At Politics and Prose at Union Market
Thu
16
7:00 pm
Kate Aronoff, Peter Dreier, and Michael Kazin - We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism--American Style — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Fri
24
7:00 pm
E.J. Koh - The Magical Language of Others & Julia McKenzie Munemo - The Book Keeper — in conversation with Jeannie Vanasco — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sat
25
6:00 pm
Philippe Lançon - Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo — at Politics and Prose at Union Market, presented with the French Embassy
Tue
28
7:00 pm
Kyle Chayka - The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Wed
29
7:00 pm
Emma Copley Eisenberg - The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia — in conversation with Michelle Delgado — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Thu
30
7:00 pm
Barry Schwabsky - The Observer Effect: On Contemporary Painting — in conversation with Lynne Cooke — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sun
2
1:00 pm
Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela J. Gross - Becoming Free, Becoming Black — in conversation with Robert L. Tsai — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Wed
5
7:00 pm
Alexis Coe - You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Thu
6
7:00 pm
Emily Nemens - The Cactus League — in conversation with Leslie Pietrzyk — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sun
9
1:00 pm
Nathalie Handal - Life in a Country Album, Elizabeth Lindsay Rogers - The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons, and Chet'la Sebree - Mistress — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Fri
14
7:00 pm
Lidia Yuknavitch - Verge: Stories — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sat
15
6:00 pm
Erica Armstrong Dunbar - She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman — in conversation with Dolen Perkins-Valdez — At Politics and Prose at Union Market
Sun
16
1:00 pm
Alexander Herbert - What about Tomorrow?: An Oral History of Russian Punk from the Soviet Era to Pussy Riot
Thu
20
7:00 pm
#DCReadsToni Book Group meeting, discussing Toni Morrison's novel Home — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Thu
27
7:00 pm
Gabriel Bump - Everywhere You Don't Belong & Brandon Taylor - Real Life — at Politics and Prose at Union Market