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 […]

Summer Reading: Poetry, Philosophy, Science and Fiction

July 28, 2021

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)

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.

Record Numbers at National Book Festival (photos)

September 4, 2018

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

July 25, 2018

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 […]