Politics and Prose has found a buyer


Politics and Prose, D.C.’s iconic independent bookstore, has found a buyer.

By Michael S. Rosenwald, Monday, March 28, 9:45 PM

For nearly 30 years, Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade were the Cal Ripkens of bookselling, seemingly never leaving their perch at Politics and Prose. They were so in sync in their stewardship that they often showed up for work wearing the same color.

Eras end. Cohen is gone now, succumbing to cancer last year, and on Tuesday, Meade and Cohen’s husband revealed that they had found new owners for the 27-year-old store. They are former Washington Post journalists Bradley Graham and his wife, Lissa Muscatine. […]

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  1. neighborhoodr-washingtondc reblogged this from battleblogs and added:
    This is good news. P&P is a DC institution!
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