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Features: The Georgetown Set

Features: The Georgetown Set

Michael Pillsbury reviews Gregg Herken's "The Georgetown Set" about when Georgetown ruled the world.

Between the Lines: A Republican Hail Mary?

Between the Lines: A Republican Hail Mary?

One author's take on how the GOP can turn things around.

Pollywood: Tragic Homecoming

Pollywood: Tragic Homecoming

SNEAK PEEK: An exclusive excerpt from "End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy."

Summer Reading: ‘The Secretary’

Summer Reading: ‘The Secretary’

BBC correspondent Kim Ghattas explores Hillary Clinton's legacy.

Literature: Pulitzer Power Couple

Literature: Pulitzer Power Couple

The Hay-Adams Author Series hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning couple Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz for lunch and food for thought.

Literature: The Mother-Daughter Show

Literature: The Mother-Daughter Show

Adrienne Arsht celebrates Natalie Wexler's new book, "The Mother-Daughter Show."


Features: The Georgetown Set

Features: The Georgetown Set

04 December 2014

Michael Pillsbury reviews Gregg Herken's "The Georgetown Set" about when Georgetown ruled the world.

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Between the Lines: A Republican Hail Mary?

Between the Lines: A Republican Hail Mary?

25 November 2013

One author's take on how the GOP can turn things around.

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Pollywood: Tragic Homecoming

Pollywood: Tragic Homecoming

29 October 2013

SNEAK PEEK: An exclusive excerpt from "End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy."

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Summer Reading: ‘The Secretary’

Summer Reading: ‘The Secretary’

01 July 2013

BBC correspondent Kim Ghattas explores Hillary Clinton's legacy.

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Literature: Pulitzer Power Couple

Literature: Pulitzer Power Couple

27 January 2012

The Hay-Adams Author Series hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning couple Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz for lunch and food for thought.

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Literature: The Mother-Daughter Show

Literature: The Mother-Daughter Show

08 December 2011

Adrienne Arsht celebrates Natalie Wexler's new book, "The Mother-Daughter Show."

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Literature: Celebrating Toni Morrison

Literature: Celebrating Toni Morrison

29 September 2011

The Hay-Adams Author Series focused on Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.

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Literature: Preserving the Love of Books

Literature: Preserving the Love of Books

15 September 2011

At the National Book Festival, book-enthusiasts and literature fanatics celebrate the simple joy of reading.

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Literature: Girls in White Dresses

Literature: Girls in White Dresses

24 August 2011

Engagements, weddings, baby showers galore! In her debut novel, Jennifer Close captures those after college years where the rent is high and the dating is tough.

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Literature: Go the F**k to Sleep

Literature: Go the F**k to Sleep

17 August 2011

Adam Mansbach's book signing in DC in celebration of his #1 NYTimes best selling book, Go the F**k to Sleep, a witty, sardonic, yet loving classic-style bedtime story for parents

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Literature: August Lit Picks

Literature: August Lit Picks

09 August 2011

It's August and summer is sadly winding down in the District but the book is not closed on D.C.'s literary scene. Here's the August reading round up.

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FYIDC: D.C. Used Bookstores

FYIDC: D.C. Used Bookstores

19 July 2011

Put down the e-reader for a day and immerse yourself in yellow tinged pages and old book smell at one of these unique D.C. used bookstores.

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Literature: Attack of the Throw-Backs

Literature: Attack of the Throw-Backs

03 June 2011

New book celebrates “artful living and artfully lived lives” of the past.

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Literature: From ‘True Prep’ to ‘New Prep’

Literature: From ‘True Prep’ to ‘New Prep’

01 June 2011

Three decades after the publication of Lisa Birnbach's seminal Preppy Handbook, the author says that being a preppy may just be a state of mind.

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Literature: Nick Galifianakis’ Uncomfortably True Cartoons

Literature: Nick Galifianakis’ Uncomfortably True Cartoons

15 March 2011

Cartoonist Nick Galifianakis explores the intricacies of relationships in his new book and shares some of the details with Washington Life.

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Social Diary: Yates, Newnam and Wallace Book at Date

Social Diary: Yates, Newnam and Wallace Book at Date

24 February 2011

Three most fabulous female entrepreneurs host a special event to celebrate books, friendship and success.

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Kore Woolly Mammoth Reading

04 February 2011

Join Kore Press Saturday Feb 5th at 7:30pm at the Woolly Mammoth Theater Co. for our great reading by women in contemporary lit! Kore Press is a non-profit publisher from Tucson, AZ visiting the Washington D.C. area for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference. Kore Woolly Mammoth Reading event will showcase some of […]

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Literature: Hot Reads for Cold Days

Literature: Hot Reads for Cold Days

04 February 2011

Looking for a book to help get you through the cold? Senior Editor, Kevin Chaffee, lends a hand in finding a good read.

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Special Evening Author Discussion in Honor of Black History Month

12 January 2011

Part of the Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” series of book lectures. Authors Master Chief and Vice Adm. Williams will present their new Naval Institute Press book Navigating the Seven Seas, followed by a Q&A and book signing. This book describes how two high-achieving African Americans in the U.S. Navy navigated through the ranks by […]

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The Dish: Mr. Sunday’s Soups

The Dish: Mr. Sunday’s Soups

11 January 2011

Lorraine Wallace dishes on her new book of favorite soups for husband, Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday.

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Literature: Tweezerman’s Road to Success

Literature: Tweezerman’s Road to Success

22 December 2010

Local DC entrepreneur, Dal LaMagna, launches his book that chronicles his ups and downs in the industry where lessons learned lead to great success in founding Tweezerman.

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Literature: Gina Welch In the Land of Believers

Literature: Gina Welch In the Land of Believers

03 March 2010

Salvation, baptism, church attendance, evangelizing – what is the story behind the Evangelical Christian movement. Gina Welch goes undercover to find out.

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