Profs & Pints: The Macabre Poe

October 18, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “The Macabre Poe,” with Amy Branam Armiento, professor of English at Frostburg State University and president of the Poe Studies Association. [Under current District of Columbia […]

Megha Majumdar’s “A Burning” Virtual Event at Loyalty Books

July 29, 2021

An instant New York Times bestseller and a National Book Award longlist honoree, Megha’s debut was lauded by Parul Sehgal for The New York Times as “riveting…fate has rarely been so many-faced, so muscular, so […]

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Mary Anne Goley

June 16, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and art historian Mary Anne Goley. Learn more about Goley’s most recent publication Democracy’s Medici: The Federal Reserve […]

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Adair Margo

May 5, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and arts leader Adair Margo. Learn more about Margo’s most recent publication, Voices of La Lydia: The History […]

‘Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography’

July 15, 2020

UNSUNG OR UNWELL? REEVALUATING THE FIRST LADY THROUGH A FEMINIST LENS “Mary Todd Lincoln remains America’s most provocative First Lady,” writes Jean H. Baker in the first sentence of her […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: The Silent Justice’s Deafening Opinions

April 22, 2020

Clarence Thomas, the longest-sitting justice on the current Supreme Court, is referred to as the silent one because he hardly speaks during oral arguments. Instead, he sits quietly in his […]

‘Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best’

April 8, 2020

In 1938, as author Neal Bascomb describes, the Grand Prix came down to: Dreyfus versus Caracciola, Delahaye versus Mercedes, France versus Germany, Good versus Evil.

‘She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement’

January 30, 2020

UNTANGLING HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S WEB OF DECEIT Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, landed with […]

Walter Mosley Book Launch and Reception

October 3, 2018

Sankofa Bookstore is excited to host The DC Launch of New York Times-Bestselling Author Walter Mosley’s new book: John Woman. Reception/Signing and Dialogue between WALTER MOSLEY & W. PAUL COATES, […]

One Year: 1968, A Book Discussion Group

July 17, 2018

Join staff from the National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library for a monthly discussion of portraits and prose commemorating the 50th anniversary of the museum and 1968. Each […]