Kitty Kelley Book Club: Bill Maher’s ‘What This Comedian Said Will Shock You’  

July 17, 2024

The ‘Real Time’ host writes his best book to date.    This is a smart book with a dumb title.   Bill Maher dedicates “What This Comedian Said Will Shock You” to […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: Thinkin’ in the Bardo

June 12, 2024

George Saunders did not want his tombstone to read: “Here lies a guy who never did what he wanted to do.” So in 2017, at the age of 59, having […]

Kitty Kelley Tells (Almost) All

May 9, 2024

Georgetown’s own Kitty Kelley and “America’s bestselling investigative biographer” bedazzled her audience on the sun drenched penthouse patio of Alan and Nancy Taylor Bubes that overlooks the Potomac River. The […]

‘An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s’  

May 8, 2024

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley   An exquisite ode to a pivotal decade in America.   The Bible’s “Parable of the Talents” (Matthew 25:14-30) instructs on how to live a worthwhile life. A […]

May 2024 News Bytes

Architects Walk   The Citizens Association of Georgetown held its second annual Architects Walk Through Georgetown on April 6. The sell-out event was attended by approximately 100 CAG members. Seven leading […]

Weekend Roundup: May 2 through May 5

May 1, 2024

Another May spring weekend awaits! Don’t miss the annual Running of the Chihuahuas at The Wharf, Mount Vernon’s Revolutionary War Weekend, and of course, an evening with Georgetown’s own Kitty […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: You Can Rest in Peace in Georgetown, If You Can Afford It   

April 10, 2024

If you live in Georgetown, you can sin and be saved in the same zip code. Bars and bistros border the 12 square blocks of this historic area, which also […]

Kitty Kelley: ‘The Washington Book: How to Read Politics and Politicians’  

March 13, 2024

A witty, mostly winning compilation of columnist Carlos Lozada’s previous work.   It takes journalistic bravado to republish old columns and present them as timely or even worth rereading. The feat […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl’ 

February 14, 2024

A devastating early memoir that spoke the truth about slavery. Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Any roll call of saints must include the name of Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897), who escaped from […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: The Reward of Double Rainbows 

December 6, 2023

‘The Postcard’ delivers an immeasurable gift to readers.   An “un-put-down-able” book is like a double rainbow — rare and oh so magical. Titles like “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by […]