CLASSES at Politics and Prose:

Our in-person classroom spring classes are postponed. Classes are now being offered online. Please see the Classes webage for listings.

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All in-preson book group meetings are suspended. The book store and DEN are temporarily closed. Please check the individual book group webpages for online meeting information.

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All day trips have been postponed with new dates pending to come.

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Featured Classes

ONLINE CLASS: Resilience—Connecting With Nature in a Time of Crisis (2083)

Learn how to leverage this time of limited travel and slower pace to deepen your awareness and appreciation of nature in your own backyard and throughout our region. Class is taught by Melanie Choukas-Bradley, a prominent local nature book author, and Ana Ka’ahanui, Co-Founder of the nonprofit, Capital Nature. Saturday, July 25th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Online Class.

ONLINE CLASS: Memoir and Personal Essay Workshop (2051)

This workshop will home in on the aspects of craft and habits of introspection that writers use to elevate their good drafts to compelling essays. Dates: Four Mondays, starting July 27 and August 3, 10, 17 from 10 a.m. to Noon. Online Class.

ONLINE CLASS: Ulysses: An Introduction (2061)

This course is an introduction to James Joyce’s Ulysses, which many consider the seminal novel of the 20th Century.  If Ulysses has been on your bucket list but you never got round to reading this great novel, this course will make it easier for you.  In our five sessions we will look at the overall structure of the novel and concentrate on the more accessible and humorous sections. Five consecutve Fridays: July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28  from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Class Online.

Next Book Group Meetings



July 15, 12:30 pm
CORNER THAT HELD THEM, by Townsend Warner NOTE: Meeting Online
The Corner That Held Them Cover Image
By Sylvia Townsend Warner, Claire Harman (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781681373874
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: NYRB Classics - September 10th, 2019


Public Affairs

July 27, 7:30 pm
Leadership: In Turbulent Times Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476795935
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019



August 2, 5:00 pm
GHETTOSIDE, by Leovy NOTE:Meeting Online
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385529990
Availability: Backordered
Published: One World - October 27th, 2015