Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

Readings and discussions featuring today's best authors, recorded live at Washington DC's famous Politics & Prose bookstore and presented by Slate.com. Part of the Panoply Network.

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Anthony Ray Hinton: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

Anthony Ray Hinton discusses his memoir, "The Sun Does Shine", at Politics and Prose on 4/2/18.

64 Min

Apr 20, 2018

Nell Scovell: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

Television writer and comedian Nell Scovell discusses her book, "Just the Funny Parts", with Alexandra Petri of the Washington Post.

64 Min

Apr 6, 2018

Sarah McBride: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

Sarah McBride discusses her memoir, Tomorrow Will Be Different", with Rep. Joe Kennedy at Politics and Prose on 3/20/18.

77 Min

Mar 30, 2018

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56 min
Mar 23, 2018
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Mary Frances Berry discusses her book, "History Teaches Us To Resist", at Politics and Prose on 3/14/18.

64 min
Mar 16, 2018
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Dhonielle Clayton discusses her novel, "The Belles", with fellow YA author Jason Reynolds at Politics and Prose on 2/9/18.

72 min
Mar 9, 2018
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Robert Reich discusses his book, "The Common Good", at a Politics and Prose event at Sixth and I in Washington, DC.

67 min
Mar 2, 2018
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Brittney Cooper discusses her book, "Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower", with Damon Young at Politics and Prose on 2/21/18.

46 min
Feb 23, 2018
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Isaac Butler and Dan Kois discuss their book, "The World Only Spins Forward", about the history of the groundbreaking play, "Angels in America".

65 min
Feb 16, 2018
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David Frum, former White House speech writer and senior editor at The Atlantic, discusses his book, "Trumpocracy", at Politics and Prose on 2/7/18.

68 min
Feb 9, 2018
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On this episode of Live at Politics and Prose, Johann Hari discusses his book Lost Connections with Andrew Sullivan.

59 min
Feb 2, 2018
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Leni Zumas discusses her feminist dystopia novel, Red Clocks, at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

124 min
Jan 26, 2018
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On this episode of Live at Politics and Prose, April Ryan leads a panel discussion on racial issues in America with Mary Frances Berry, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Wesley Lowery, and Jason Riley.

55 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Linda Gordon discusses her book The Second Coming of the KKK at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

62 min
Jan 5, 2018
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Bruce Bartlett discusses his book The Truth Matters at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

89 min
Dec 29, 2017
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This compilation of seven authors highlights the many diverse voices, who visited Politics and Prose in 2017.

45 min
Dec 22, 2017
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Dar Williams discusses her book, What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities--One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time, at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

59 min
Dec 15, 2017
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Deb Perelman discusses her cook book Smitten Kitchen Every Day at a Politics and Prose event in Washington, DC.

46 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Carmen Maria Machado reads from her short story collection Her Body And Other Parties and takes questions from the audience.

69 min
Dec 1, 2017
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Reza Aslan discusses his book God at a Politics and Prose event at Sixth and I historic synagogue in Washington, DC.

68 min
Nov 22, 2017
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Masha Gessen discusses her National Book Award winning book The Future Is History in Washington, DC.

66 min
Nov 17, 2017
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Nikki Giovanni discusses her book A Good Cry at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

78 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Khizr Khan discusses his life and his memoir An American Family in Washington, DC.

54 min
Oct 27, 2017
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Colin Dickey reads from his book Ghostland at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC.

48 min
Oct 20, 2017
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Eileen Myles reads from her book Afterglow (a dog memoir) at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC.

59 min
Oct 14, 2017
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Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding discuss their anthology Nasty Women with contributors Nicole Chung and Mary Kathryn Nagle.

46 min
Oct 6, 2017
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David Litt on writing jokes for President Obama and comedy’s reluctant role as a source of truth in the Alternative Fact era.

55 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Danielle Allen discusses her memoir Cuz as well as the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

69 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Mark Bowden and Bob Woodward discuss the Vietnam War including the stories of those who served, the journalists who reported, and the failures of leadership.

60 min
Sep 1, 2017
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Haroon Moghul discusses how he found himself unwittingly thrust into being a spokesperson for Islam after 9/11.

64 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Ibram X. Kendi discusses his book Stamped From The Beginning with Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post.

60 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Tom Perrotta reads from his new novel Mrs. Fletcher and ruminates on middle age, sex, and technology:

58 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Tracy Crow and Jerri Bell discuss their book It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan at Politics and Prose.

67 min
Aug 4, 2017
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Washington Post film critic, Ann Hornaday discusses her book Talking Pictures.

53 min
Jul 21, 2017
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Matthew Klam discusses his novel "Who Is Rich?" with CNN's Jake Tapper at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

64 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Alexandra Fuller discusses race, racism, and white settlers in relation to her new novel Quiet Until The Thaw.

61 min
Jul 7, 2017
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Nina George practices her English and charms our audience.

51 min
Jun 30, 2017
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Don Winslow discusses his novel The Force and takes questions from the audience.

54 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Manal Al-Sharif discusses her memoir Daring To Drive at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

70 min
Jun 16, 2017
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Ali Soufan discusses his book Anatomy of Terror and takes questions from the audience.

54 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Brooke Gladstone discusses her book The Trouble With Reality with Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post

103 min
Jun 2, 2017
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April Ryan moderates a panel including Mary Frances Berry, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Wesley Lowery, and Julianne Malveaux.

66 min
May 26, 2017
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Amy Goldstein discusses her book Janesville and takes questions from the audience in Washington, DC.

80 min
May 19, 2017
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Richard Rothstein, in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, discusses his book The Color Of Law

53 min
May 12, 2017
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Cory Doctorow discusses his novel Walkaway and his views on technology and society.

87 min
Apr 28, 2017
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Todd Stern, Dave Levitan, Jamie Henn, and Kristen Gunther discuss the state of Climate Change science and policy.

51 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Helene Cooper reads from her book Madame President and takes questions from the audience.

59 min
Apr 7, 2017
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John A. Farrell discusses his book Nixon and takes questions from the audience.

53 min
Mar 31, 2017
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Alyssa Mastromonaco discusses her book Who Thought This Was A Good Idea? and takes questions from the audience.

53 min
Mar 24, 2017
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Adam Alter discusses his book Irresistable and takes questions from the audience.

62 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Mohsin Hamid discusses his book Exit West and takes questions from the audience.

82 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Timothy Snyder discusses his book On Tyranny and takes questions from the audience.

92 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Scott Michelman, Nithya Nathan-Pineau, and Faiza Patel discuss the state of immigration, then take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

77 min
Feb 17, 2017
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Roxane Gay ("Difficult Women") and Viet Thanh Nguyen ("The Refugees") discuss their respective books and take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

60 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Jill Jonnes discusses her book, Urban Forests, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

61 min
Feb 3, 2017
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April Ryan discusses her book, At Mama's Knee, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

105 min
Jan 27, 2017
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Fatima Goss Graves, Jennifer Klein, and Rebecca Traister discuss the state of women's rights and feminism, then take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

32 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Emily Esfahani Smith discusses her book, The Power of Meaning, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Jan 13, 2017
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Will Schwalbe discusses his book, Books for Living, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

52 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Steven Johnson discusses his book, Wonderland, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

134 min
Dec 31, 2016
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Trevor Noah (Born a Crime), Yaa Gyasi (Homegoing), and Siddhartha Mukherjee (The Gene) discuss their respective books. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

74 min
Dec 23, 2016
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Thomas Friedman discusses his book, Thank You for Being Late, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

57 min
Dec 16, 2016
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Caitlin Moran discusses her book, Moranifesto, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

63 min
Dec 9, 2016
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker discuss their book, "All the Real Indians Died Off", and take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

59 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Laura Jane Grace discusses her book, Tranny, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

87 min
Nov 25, 2016
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Trevor Noah discusses his book, Born a Crime, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

61 min
Nov 18, 2016
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David Wood discusses his book, What Have We Done, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

54 min
Nov 11, 2016
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Alexander Horowitz discusses her book, Being a Dog, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

40 min
Nov 4, 2016
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Dave Barry discusses his book, Best. State. Ever., and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

57 min
Oct 28, 2016
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James Gleick discusses his book, Time Travel: A History, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Walter Mosley discusses his book, Folding the Red Into the Black, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

68 min
Oct 14, 2016
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Arlie Russell Hochschild discusses her book, Strangers in Their Own Land, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

49 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Belle Boggs discusses her book, The Art of Waiting, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

47 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Candice Millard discusses her book, Hero of the Empire, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Sep 23, 2016
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Joe Conason discusses his book, Man of the World, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

66 min
Sep 16, 2016
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Joseph Stiglitz discusses his book, The Euro, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Sep 9, 2016
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Daniel J. Levitin discusses his book, A Field Guide to Lies, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

60 min
Sep 2, 2016
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David Cay Johnston discusses his book, The Making of Donald Trump, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

52 min
Aug 26, 2016
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Ed Yong discusses his book, I Contain Multitudes, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

72 min
Aug 19, 2016
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Rosa Brooks discusses her book, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

67 min
Aug 12, 2016
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Shadi Hamid discusses his book, Islamic Exceptionalism, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

60 min
Aug 5, 2016
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Jeffrey Toobin discusses his book, American Heiress, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

61 min
Jul 22, 2016
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Mark Singer discusses his book, Trump and Me, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

67 min
Jul 15, 2016
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Susan Faludi discusses her book, In the Darkroom, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

50 min
Jul 8, 2016
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Chris Lehmann discusses his book, The Money Cult, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

53 min
Jul 1, 2016
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David Daley discusses his book Ratf**cked with Paul Kane and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

55 min
Jun 24, 2016
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Virginia Heffernan discusses her book, Magic and Loss, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

51 min
Jun 17, 2016
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Yaa Gyasi discusses her book Homegoing with Dolen Perkins-Valdez and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

62 min
Jun 3, 2016
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Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses his book The Gene with Judy Woodruff and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

75 min
May 27, 2016
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Andrew Solomon discusses his book Far and Away with Azar Nafisi and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

53 min
Apr 29, 2016
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Wayne Pacelle discusses his book, The Humane Economy, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

61 min
Apr 22, 2016
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Andrew Bacevich discusses his book, America's War for the Greater Middle East, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

69 min
Apr 15, 2016
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James McBride discusses his book, Kill 'Em and Leave, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Apr 8, 2016
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David Kilcullen discusses his book Blood Year and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

58 min
Apr 1, 2016
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Helen Macdonald discusses her book H is for Hawk and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

48 min
Mar 25, 2016
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Roy Blount, Jr. discusses his book Save Room for Pie and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

64 min
Mar 18, 2016
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Matthew Desmond discusses his book Evicted and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

67 min
Mar 11, 2016
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Rebecca Traister discusses her book All the Single Ladies and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

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