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Books
Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m.
The journalist and historian traces the American obsession with saving money and general thriftiness from the temperance movement to today's push for increased sustainability in his book Thrift: The History of an American Cultural Movement.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m.
The treatment of presidents and politicians is questioned in Walsh's new book Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, April 18 at 6 p.m.
In Moss' new novel The Language of Paradise, a pregnant artist in 19th century New England struggles with her husband while he obsesses over creating a perfect greenhouse.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
NPR reporter Simon describes his fond relationship with his late mother in Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime, which originated as a series of tweets.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 19 at 5 p.m.
The author, a popular local tour guide and historian, reads and discusses his latest offering, Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America's Great Poet.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free

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