136May 19, 2012
Book Discussion on City of Scoundrels
Gary Krist talked about his book, City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He talked about a series of disasters in 1919 that threatened the dream of ...
204May 19, 2012
Book Discussion on To End All Wars
Adam Hochschild talked about his book, To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, which focuses on the now largely-forgotten opposition to World War I. He showed slides ...
247May 21, 2011
State of the Book Panel
Panelists discussed the state of the book publishing industry and future of the book as a medium and prospects for those seeking publication. The panelists responded to questions from members ...
285Nov 21, 2010
Memorial for Carla Cohen
A memorial service was held for Carla Cohen, founder and co-owner of Washington DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore, who died Monday, October 11, 2010, at the age of 74. Ms. Cohen started ...
185Mar 11, 2006
Book Discussion on In Search of Willie Morris
Mr. King talked about his biography, In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor, published by PublicAffairs. Mr. King, who has been a ...
46Oct 6, 2004
Book Discussion on The Fall Of Baghdad
Mr. Anderson talked about his book The Fall Of Baghdad, published by Penguin Press. Mr. Anderson gave an eyewitness account of the U.S. invasion of Iraq while reporting for ...
398Jun 24, 2002
Book Discussion on Secret Soldiers
Philip Gerard discussed his latest book, Secret Soldiers: The Story of World War II’s Heroic Army of Deception, published by Dutton. In it, Mr. Gerard writes about a once ...
278Mar 24, 2000
Book Discussion on The Master of Disguise
Mr. Mendez talked about his book The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA, published by William Morrow. The book describes the author’s twenty-five year career in the ...
66Oct 24, 1999
Book Discussion on Israel and the Bomb
Mr. Cohen spoke about his book Israel and the Bomb, published by Columbia University Press. He focused on the Israeli nuclear Program and the problems associated with ...