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P&P is delighted to invite you along as we explore unique histories and breathtaking sites in 2019—and meet some of our favorite authors with us along the way!  details

Featured Classes

UNION MARKET: The Best @#$%@# Resume Workshop Ever (1937)

Do you ever feel like you’re stumbling through an inescapable vortex when it comes to your resume/job search/career? If so, join career coach and author Eric Woodard for a 90-minute jam session that will turbo charge your resume, your career search, and maybe even your life. Saturday, April 6, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm



Reading as Writers: Didion and Sedaris (1919)

In this continuing course, we will explore the craft of writing by examining the works of “writers’ writers” through very close reading of their work, with an eye to understanding their technique and style and, through in-class writing exercises, practicing what we might learn from them in a collaborative, creative environment. New Dates: Four Thursdays, March 28, April 4, 18, 25 from 1:00--3:00 p.m.

Point of View (1916)

Point of view is arguably the most intuitive, and yet the most misunderstood element of fiction writing. Join novelist Susan Coll for a two-hour workshop in which we will run through a series of guided prompts designed to help participants understand the elements of point of view as well as how to infuse new energy into an already completed work by experimenting with POV and structure. One Saturday, March 23, 2-4p.m.

Next Book Group Meetings



March 20, 12:30 pm
Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385333849
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - January 12th, 1999


True Crime

March 21, 7:00 pm
Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743259828
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2003


Oh! The Horror!

March 24, 11:30 am
HUNGER, by Katsu
The Hunger Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735212534
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 5th, 2019

Travel with Politics & Prose

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.

Writing from the Heart in Paris

August 4 through 10, 2019

This six-day writing seminar, offered in Paris, the City of Light—a source of inspiration for many writers, poets and artists throughout history—will give you the time, the courage, and the presence of mind to write whatever you are moved or inspired to write about. This could be poetry, a novel, family history, a memoir, a graphic novel, a play, or even an OpEd...anything!