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Jewish Women on the Map - Politics and Prose Bookstore


Politics and Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
20008-2024 Washington, DC
United States

Carla Cohen wanted to create a charming and comfortable gathering place for the intellectually curious in DC. The Politics and Prose Bookstore opened in 1984 and today functions as a legendary center for progressive activity for readers, authors, journalists, and politicians in the DC area. Carla Cohen died October 11, 2010 at the age of 74.

Read more about her in Jewesses with Attitude.

Carla Cohen opens a book reading at the Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Photo courtesy of Runneralan2004 on Flickr.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Politics and Prose Bookstore." (Viewed on April 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/politics-and-prose-bookstore>.