Politics and Prose Bookstore

Books in Upper Northwest DC

A much-loved DC literary hub, this independent bookstore carries an excellent selection of fiction and nonfiction, has knowledgeable staff and is fiercely supportive of local authors. It's known for hosting readings and book clubs. The basement coffeehouse and wine bar (sandwiches $9 to $10) hosts cultural and music events, and offers happy hour from 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday.

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