CLASSES at Politics and Prose:

Our in-person classes are postponed. Classes are now being offered online. Please see the Classes webpage for listings. All class times are EST.

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All in-person book group meetings are suspended. Please check the individual book group webpages for online meeting information.

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Featured Classes

ONLINE CLASS: Celebrating Stevie Wonder's Birthday (2150)

Join Reuben Jackson as he celebrates four recordings (Talking Book, Innervisions, Fullingness' First Finale, and Songs In The Key Of Life) released by multi-instrumentalist /vocalist/composer Stevie Wonder during the years 1972 until 1976. These recordings document a mind boggling, commercially successful and creative flowering in Mr. Wonder's still arresting body of material. One Thursday: May 13th 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST 

ONLINE CLASS: Spotlight Nnedi Okorafor's Remote Control (2162)

Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian-American writer who has introduced Africanfuturism and Africanjujuism into mainstream speculative fiction. Join this seminar-style, discussion based class where we’ll consider how Okorafor continues to innovate in her new novella, Remote Control, the story of a young woman who becomes Death’s adopted daughter. One Monday: May 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST Online Class.

ONLINE CLASS: Problems With Contemporary Journalism (2159)

Join prize-winning former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey for a spirited, insider’s look at the problems of today’s major media. Students will read several articles about where the media find themselves today and will analyze the ways in which the issues of today are largely rooted in the issues of yesterday. Four Wednesdays: May 19, May 26, June 2 and June 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. EST 

Next Book Group Meetings


A Seat at the Table

May 16, 3:30 pm
NUBIA: REAL ONE by L.L. McKinney NOTE: Online Class
Nubia: Real One Cover Image
By L. L. McKinney, Robyn Smith (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781401296407
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: DC Comics - February 23rd, 2021



May 19, 12:30 pm
ORLANDO, by Woolf NOTE: Meeting Online
Orlando (Annotated): A Biography Cover Image
ISBN: 9780156031516
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Mariner Books - July 3rd, 2006


Public Affairs

May 24, 7:00 pm
A Promised Land Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524763169
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020