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Politics and Prose

5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2024
+1 202-364-1919
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7th Heaven for Book Lovers

Going to Politics & Prose has long been on my list of attractions to take in in D.C. It did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BaliloverNewYork
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New York
Great event!

I came from Philadelphia to attend their recent author of it with Francesca Ramsey in conversation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christina H
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5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Politics & Prose has long been on my list of attractions to take in in D.C. It did not disappoint! Extremely deep collection of books in a wide variety of categories & the store vibe was full of appreciative readers. A great place...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came from Philadelphia to attend their recent author of it with Francesca Ramsey in conversation with Damon Young. The event was excellent. I’m so glad to see how they regularly bring authors to connect with the community. I do wish they would require an...More

Thank Christina H
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Politics and Prose hosts Author Events almost every day of the week, with multiple event on weekend days. This location is around a mile from the Van Ness-UDC Metro Station.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Politics and prose is a small well stocked bookstore that specializes in political themed books. You can find favorites with opinions from both sides of the aisle.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Politics & Prose is one of our favorite places whenever we want just to have a laid-back experience. We like to browse the extensive shelves for books, we like to attend presentations by authors and we like to have a good sandwich and coffee in...More

Thank Senior60+
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

P&P is a busy place on a President's Day. "The Den Coffeehouse and Wine Bar" downstairs was full and with good reason. It is the best little cafe in a bookstore anywhere. The coffee is great, they serve wonderful soups and grilled cheese sandwiches and...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

They host cool events: authors, speakers, musicians. DC is committed to keeping this gem around; it's always busy.

Thank Jessica C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Last time we were here a friend was discussing his latest book. The ownership has changed but it still is the best bookstore around. Specializing in political books and serious literature, it was the place to go to get the latest book about President Trump's...More

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

just the perfect local bookstore! they have also coffee ☕️! nice variety on the architecture section and very actual also. It's always nice to stop by!

Thank Lau O
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Bustling to boot! Great little vibe with an upstairs and downstairs (where the coffee shop is). Parking in back behind the stores too.

Thank Chris H
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I have attended several events over the years. I do not recall numbered tickets. Seating is first come first served. For very popular authors, the organizers have shifted the venue to an auditorium. Most authors stay to... More
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