Featured Trip: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park with P&P

Boasting gorgeous scenery and a wealth of historic sites, Harpers Ferry is worth a visit for nature lovers, history aficionados, and anyone looking for a leisurely day outdoors.  details

Featured Classes

Applying and Preparing for Your MFA (17106)

Look at arguments for and against MFAs, discuss what some of the most important factors are when evaluating options, and break down the different elements of applications in this one-session crash course. Monday, September 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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The Politics of Children’s Literature (1792)

This class will explore a diverse set of children’s books, past and present, in an attempt to understand the ways in which children’s stories both shape and are shaped by political, historical, and cultural forces. Four Tuesdays: September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Who’s Telling Your Story? Experiments in Point of View (17110)

Who will tell the story? And how? Writers of all levels of experience are welcome to this investigation of perspective and the different ways it shapes stories. Monday, September 25, 1 to 4 p.m.

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Next Book Group Meetings

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Poetry

August 22, 7:30 pm
THERE NOW by Grennan
There Now: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977542
Availability: In Stock—Click for Details
Published: Graywolf Press - October 4th, 2016

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International Literature

August 23, 7:00 pm
SUSPENDED SENTENCES by Modiano
Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas Cover Image
By Patrick Modiano, Mark Polizzotti (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780300198058
Availability: In Stock—Click for Details
Published: Yale University Press - November 11th, 2014

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Fascinating History

August 24, 7:30 pm
THE FACE OF BATTLE by Keegan
The Face of Battle Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140048971
Availability: In Stock—Click for Details
Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 1983

Travel with Politics & Prose

Early Autumn in the Hudson River Valley

September 25 through 29

Politics and Prose invites you to join a small group of like-minded travelers to enjoy one of the loveliest parts of our country. We’ll take a short five-day break from our busy lives to visit the historic and beautiful upper Hudson River Valley. National Geographic Traveler has named it one of the top 20 must-see destinations in the world.

The Temperance Tour

Saturday, October 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Join author Garrett Peck and P&P on a tour of the sites and relics of Prohibition-era Washington D.C. and explore an in-depth history of the effects of Prohibition. Many unusual sites will be highlighted along the way, which, like many Prohibition-era police officers, most Washingtonians never see.

Trip to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. – approximately 6:30 p.m.

Politics and Prose invites you on a guided tour of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers and boasting gorgeous scenery and a wealth of historic sites, Harpers Ferry is worth a visit for nature lovers, history aficionados, and anyone looking for a leisurely day outdoors.