Little Free Libraries of Georgetown and Beyond
The tiny boxed libraries you’ve seen sprinkled around Georgetown are not just local gems, but part of a global book-sharing community. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization with more […]
Allister Chang’s Literacy Goals for the State Board of Education
One of Georgetown’s rising stars is Allister Chang, 31, Ward 2’s elected representative on the DC State Board of Education (DCSBOE). He was elected in November 2020 at a dramatic […]
Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Blind Man’s Bluff: A Memoir’
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 […]
Summer Reading: Poetry, Philosophy, Science and Fiction
Several Georgetowner staffers offer their picks for summer reading in a delightfully diverse list of books, some of which are quite unexpected. Send us your picks, too, if you wish. […]
Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)
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.
Record Numbers at National Book Festival (photos)
Thousands were turned away as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her new books for children on the festival’s main stage, the Washington Convention Center’s 2,500-seat ballroom having quickly filled to capacity.
Yes, Reading Is Fundamental
With this issue focusing on books and reading, The Georgetowner asked non-profit RIF to explain its mission and work. Twenty-five million children in the United States can’t read proficiently, and […]