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Nonagenarians Ditch Dating Apps, Go On Blind Date At Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home

These nonagenarians went on a date and it was old school cool. Miriam Steiner, 93, and Harold Sharlin, 90, went on a blind date this past Sunday at P...

Debra Diamond on Going from Wall Street to Published Author

David Henry Sterry | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home
David Henry Sterry

We first met Debra Diamond when at Pitchapalooza in Politics and Prose, one of the great book stores in America. She has completed an amazing journey ...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Stops By D.C. Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ignoring a steady drizzle, the long line that stretched along Connecticut Avenue in upper Northwest Tuesday morning was a sign that it w...

7 Bookstores We Love

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.10.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

What makes Washington unique is that while some big box bookstores have been pushed out (so long, Georgetown Barnes & Noble), plenty of independent bookshops are still going strong thanks to loyal patrons who support the same stores for decades.

Why Independent Bookstores Matter

Gina Barreca | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Gina Barreca

Independent bookstores do everything big corporate bookstores do, with only one significant difference: Independents do it better.

Politics And Prose Sold To Former WaPo Reporters

The Washington Post | Michael S. Rosenwald, Monday, March 28, 12:07 PM | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home

Former Washington Post reporters Bradley Graham and his wife Lissa Muscatine are purchasing the iconic upper Northwest bookstore, which has continued ...

Politics And Prose Searches For New Owner | Danielle Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The field of candidates vying to take over iconic independent bookstore Politics and Prose in the District is narrowing as the January deadline for bi...

Carla Cohen Dead

The Washington Post | Emma Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade opened a little Connecticut Avenue bookstore 26 years ago, they had two full-time employees, a small inventory that...

Politics And Prose Bookstore For Sale; Hoardes Of Agents, Authors, Investors Vie For Chance To Take Over

The New York Times | YEGANEH JUNE TORBATI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

First came shock -- the venerated Politics and Prose bookstore here was up for sale. Then, almost immediately, the fantasies started -- what would it ...