Georgetown Library Issues Summer Challenge

August 2, 2018

The gauntlet has been thrown down to Georgetown’s well-read adults: to read a daunting classic like “Ulysses” or “Moby Dick” for at least 20 minutes a day.

Spicer Book Party Lights Up Trump Hotel

July 27, 2018

Past and present White House aides turned out on July 26 to fete Sean Spicer’s memoir, “The Briefing.” Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Huckabee Sanders were among those huddled together in […]

‘Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World’

July 25, 2018

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Eunice Kennedy Shriver — the subject of Eileen McNamara’s “Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World” — longed to be Daddy’s little girl. “You are advising […]

National Book Festival Is Sept. 1


By Elisa Bayoumi and Cheyenne Curley As the first of September brings beach season and summer reading to a close, the Junior League of Washington will be helping to put […]

New President at D.C.’s Junior League: Time-Tested Volunteer Organization Stays Involved, Keeps Evolving


Tycely Williams is the new president of the Junior League of Washington, a 106-year-old branch of the Junior League — now the Association of Junior Leagues International —which was founded […]

Summer Picks: Book Selections by The Georgetowner


‘The Best of Richard Matheson’ Reviewed by Patrick G. Ryan “The Best of Richard Matheson” is a great collection of horror/sci-fi short stories from the author of the 1954 novel […]

Giffin’s Latest Novel Takes a Serious Turn

July 24, 2018

The relevance of Emily Giffin’s “All We Ever Wanted,” particularly in the #MeToo era, makes it a must-read.

A Hefty Thriller from Patterson and Clinton

July 23, 2018

“The President Is Missing” is a work of fiction, but just seeing the words Bill Clinton and president on the same book cover can give readers of a progressive bent a little frisson of nostalgia, while keeping Trump followers from taking a look.

‘Devil Wears Prada’ Author Signs Her Latest

July 19, 2018

Few of the book-related events that Georgetowners can choose to attend offer as much to do as did the June 9 “Girls Day Out” at Bethesda Row with Lauren Weisberger, who signed copies of “When Life Gives You Lululemons.”

Summer Reading: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’


A taste of The Georgetowner’s 2018 Summer Reading List, coming in the July 25 issue of the print edition …