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William Finnegan’s Obsessive Wave-Chasing

The New Yorker writer reminisces about surfing in Barbarian Days.

July 24 2015 10:42 AMDon Winslow on Creating El Chapo’s Fictional CounterpartThe author of Savages discusses his new book, The Cartel, at Politics & Prose.
July 10 2015 9:36 AMDavid Hoffman’s Real-Life Cold War Thriller
June 23 2015 11:06 AMDolen Perkins-Valdez Explores Post–Civil War Life in BalmThe author of Wench discusses her new novel at Politics & Prose.
May 29 2015 10:07 AMSteve 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.
May 18 2015 10:32 AMJoseph Stiglitz Discusses The Great Divide, His New Book
May 1 2015 10:04 AMMeghan Daum Discusses Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed
April 17 2015 10:12 AMMatthew Crawford on Overcoming Our “Crisis of Attention”
April 3 2015 4:03 PMGarry Wills Discusses The Future of Catholicism With Pope Francis, His New Book
March 6 2015 10:40 AMApril Ryan Discusses The Presidency in Black and White, Her New Book
Feb. 23 2015 3:08 PMThe Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of PakistanRafia Zakaria discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
Jan. 16 2015 3:19 PMCivil Rights, LBJ, and the Urgency of NowJulian Zelizer discusses his new book, The Fierce Urgency of Now, at Politics & Prose.
Jan. 2 2015 11:25 AMSelected Memoir Readings at Politics & ProseRobert Timberg, Val Wang, and other writers read from their memoirs at Politics & Prose.
Dec. 19 2014 11:31 AMJesmyn Ward Delivers This Year’s Most Powerful Reading at Politics & ProseThe National Book Award winner reads from her memoir, Men We Reaped.
Dec. 5 2014 1:46 PMChuck Todd on Politics and Barack Obama’s PresidencyThe Meet the Press host discusses his new book, The Stranger.
Nov. 21 2014 10:51 AMStephen King, His Books, and Their OriginsThe king of horror discusses his new book with Politics & Prose at George Washington University.
July 17 2015 12:57 PMMasha Gessen Profiles the Boston Marathon Bombers
June 26 2015 10:17 AMThe Quest for Shakespeare’s First FolioAndrea Mays discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
June 19 2015 12:07 PMHow to Evaluate the Founding FathersJoseph Ellis discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
May 22 2015 9:52 AMMona Eltahawy Discusses Headscarves and Hymens, Her New Book
May 8 2015 11:28 AMToni Morrison Discusses God Help the Child, Her New Book
April 24 2015 10:03 AMPaul Beatty’s Brilliant Social SatireThe author discusses his new book, The Sellout, at Politics & Prose.
April 10 2015 12:39 PMFrank 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.
March 13 2015 10:15 AMAmy Wilkinson Discusses The Creator’s Code, Her New Book
Feb. 27 2015 1:10 PMElliot Ackerman Discusses Green on Blue, His New Book
Feb. 13 2015 11:36 AMThe WorkWes Moore discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Jan. 9 2015 12:19 PMIran-Contra and Reagan’s Abuse of PowerMalcolm Byrne discusses his new book, Iran-Contra, at Politics & Prose.
Dec. 27 2014 10:30 AMMichael Cunningham, His Snow Queen and His CityThe Hours author discusses his new novel, The Snow Queen, set in New York City.
Dec. 12 2014 2:54 PMAndy Cohen and Wolf Blitzer Dish All the Gossip You Missed This YearThe television hosts discuss Cohen’s Diaries at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.
Dec. 2 2014 3:31 PMNicholas Kristof Asks: Can Giving Help?The New York Times columnist and co-author of A Path Appears discusses his new book with Politics & Prose at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.
Nov. 14 2014 3:47 PMReadings From the 2014 National Book Award FinalistsRoz Chast, Marilynne Robinson, and other finalists read from and discuss their books at Politics & Prose.

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