Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence’   

October 14, 2021

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley  An instructive but dry treatise on a grim subject.  Despite their mutual animosity, Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill will be forever linked as a result of […]

‘First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents’: Presidential BFFs Receive Recognition in a Romp of a Read 

September 16, 2021

Imagine you are a contestant on “Jeopardy!” and you select “Presidents and Their Female Friends” for $200. The host says: “This 20th-century president was known for his close relationships with […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Blind Man’s Bluff: A Memoir’ 

August 18, 2021

Some memoirs flicker like fireflies on a summer night. Others pierce your psyche with their subjects’ tortured experiences, consequent miseries and — finally — their oh-so-glorious survival. “The Story of […]

“#Values” By Dr. Betty Uribe

July 31, 2021

Reserve: FREE to join Reservations Required When: 7/31/21 Starts: 4:00pm How can a good leader be GREAT? Dr. Betty Uribe Uncovers the Secret to Top-Level Performance in Business and […]

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 Glenn Adamson

July 14, 2021

Discover how craft artists have shaped the cultural identity of the United States. Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and craft historian Glenn Adamson. […]

Georgetown University Press Supports the National Council on Public History’s 2021 Virtual Conference

March 8, 2021

Our titles will be available in NCPH’s virtual exhibit hall beginning March 8th, 2021 and will remain there through March 27th, 2021. We invite you to browse our titles, available to purchase at a 30% DISCOUNT when […]

‘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 […]

Staff Entertainment Picks; Send Us Yours

April 16, 2020

Bored during shutdown? Here are movie, TV, music and book picks from several Georgetowner staffers. We invite you to email your own to us at

Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

September 2, 2019

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.