Arts & Society
Book Watch: New Fairy Tales for Stepmothers
Conspiracy Theories Old and New
October 30, 2017•
Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.
Philip Levy, Owner of Bridge Street Books, Dies
October 14, 2017•
A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Washington Hebrew Congregation.
Adding to the List of Those We Miss
September 25, 2017•
There are times when not-so-famous folks pass on and we miss the chance to salute them, to express our appreciation. Here is our writer’s September round up.
Sally Quinn Talks About ‘Finding Magic’
September 18, 2017•
During a conversation about her new book at St. John’s Church, Quinn spoke about her grappling with God, religion and practices.
FALL PREVIEW ARTS
September 13, 2017•
“Politically and socially, we are at the edge of another precipice. And those of us who are artists must charge into the fray, leading a charge to turn a tide.” — […]
Book Lovers Flock to National Book Festival (photos)
September 5, 2017•
After 12 years on the National Mall, the festival moved indoors in 2014. On a particularly rainy start to Labor Day weekend, this felt like a good choice.
Tischler’s Take: ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ at Oak Hill Cemetery
July 27, 2017•
“Lincoln in the Bardo” will confound you, will move you and make you feel drugged at times, will challenge your conceptions of what a novel should be — but also […]
July 26, 2017•
Georgetown has always been known for its writers and — once upon a time — for its many bookstores. Here is a partial list of past and present Georgetown authors, […]
Catching up on your reading over the summer isn’t just for kids and college students. Whether you flee D.C. in August for the rolling hills or the roiling waves (or […]
Growing Up with Summer Reading
July 24, 2017•
Ahead of The Georgetowner’s Summer Reading issue, appearing this week, a young writer describes what books have meant — and mean — to her.