Posts Tagged ‘Bradley Graham’

Tonight is World Book Night, And You Could Get a Free Book

We've all heard that reading is good for us—and yeah, yeah, we could probably be doing more of it. But bibliophilia is easier to preach than practice. To help goad the light-to-non-readers among us, every year, on April 23, volunteers worldwide hand out boxes of books. Free books. It’s been happening for three years in [...]

Did Politics & Prose Boot a Customer for Inquiring About the Marquis de Sade?

Hussein Ibish has beef with venerable upper Northwest book shop Politics & Prose. In Issue No. 22 of magazine The Baffler, Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, tells a story about something most of us probably couldn't imagine happening at the freethinking book shop: He got thrown out on his ass.
Ibish's [...]

Go-Go Live Author Says Politics & Prose Silenced Her Mix CD, Store Disagrees

A reading of Go-Go Live, a new  book about D.C.'s homegrown sound, at Chevy Chase's Politics & Prose last night turned into a parody of race relations in the District, according to author Natalie Hopkinson.
Hopkinson brought a mix CD of funk and go-go songs to play during the signing. But 30 seconds after the first [...]

Politics and Prose Finally Has a Buyer

The next owners of Politics and Prose, the Chevy Chase bookstore and local literary institution, will be former Washington Post reporter Bradley Graham and his wife Lissa Muscatine, most recently the head speechwriter at the U.S. Department of State and a confidante of Bill and Hillary Clinton.  The Washington Post reports that following a lengthy search, [...]