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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.

Coelho’s Hippie (18117)

Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life. One Thursday, March 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Next Book Group Meetings


Evening Fiction

December 11, 7:30 pm
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812981223
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 30th, 2010


Daytime will meet at noon offsite on the second Wednesday this month.

December 12, 12:00 pm
The Accidental Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400032181
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Anchor - April 10th, 2007


Lez Read

December 12, 7:30 pm
Stone Butch Blues Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555838539
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Alyson Books - April 1st, 2004

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.