Tag Archives: politics & prose

Books of the Year: There’s A Lot to Read

It’s that time of year: everyone’s starting to put out their best-of lists for 2012. Here are a few: Here’s the top ten from DC’s local independent bookseller, Politics & Prose. Here’s a twist, from Slate: the top twenty books … Continue reading

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“You can only read so much”

Wow – lots of new books out by people I love, including Michael Chabon, J.K. Rowling, and Zadie Smith. And, who knew, a new novel from Barbara Kingsolver! Thinking about reviewing this many new titles, fiction editor for the Washington … Continue reading

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Gone in Sixty Seconds

A minute is extremely short when you’re trying to explain something that’s important to you. Try it and you’ll see. When I was listening to people pitch their books in sixty seconds last month at Politics and Prose, it seemed … Continue reading

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The Sixty Second Pitch

Last week I attended a¬†Pitchapalooza¬†event at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington. I had no idea what to expect. According to the website, the event would feature The Book Doctors, married couple Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, who are … Continue reading

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