The Great Fight for Voting RightsAri Berman illuminates the struggle in his new book, Give Us the Ballot.
Exploring Food Culture in a Taxicab, From Buenos Aires to New YorkLayne Mosler lets her stomach be her guide in Driving Hungry, a culinary memoir.
Don Winslow on Creating El Chapo’s Fictional CounterpartThe author of Savages discusses his new book, The Cartel, at Politics & Prose.
Dolen Perkins-Valdez Explores Post–Civil War Life in BalmThe author of Wench discusses her new novel at Politics & Prose.
Steve Inskeep on Andrew Jackson and the Trail of TearsNPR’s Morning Edition co-host discusses his new book at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of PakistanRafia Zakaria discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
Civil Rights, LBJ, and the Urgency of NowJulian Zelizer discusses his new book, The Fierce Urgency of Now, at Politics & Prose.
Selected Memoir Readings at Politics & ProseRobert Timberg, Val Wang, and other writers read from their memoirs at Politics & Prose.
William Finnegan’s Obsessive Wave-ChasingThe New Yorker writer reminisces about surfing in Barbarian Days.
Paul Beatty’s Brilliant Social SatireThe author discusses his new book, The Sellout, at Politics & Prose.
Frank Bruni Wants to Rewrite the Way High Schoolers Choose CollegesFrank Bruni discusses his new book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, at Politics & Prose.
Iran-Contra and Reagan’s Abuse of PowerMalcolm Byrne discusses his new book, Iran-Contra, at Politics & Prose.
Michael Cunningham, His Snow Queen and His CityThe Hours author discusses his new novel, The Snow Queen, set in New York City.