She Started a Green Business that ‘Changes the Way the World Shops’

June 15, 2022

“I had to choose between going broke or breaking the world,” said Lisa D. Foster, Ph.D., entrepreneur, business coach, and pioneer of the reusable bag industry in the United States. […]

‘Bunny Mellon Style’ Celebrated at Luncheon

June 2, 2022

After a long pandemic-imposed hiatus, co-chairs Willee Lewis and Katherine Field Stephen welcomed supporters of PEN/Faulkner to a sun-filled literary Founding Friends luncheon around the pool of the Honorable Ann […]

‘George Soros: A Life in Full’ An uneven look at an extraordinary man.   

May 16, 2022

George Soros, now 91, cites 1944 as the best year of his life. He was 14 years old, living as a non-practicing Jew under the Nazis in Hungary, and hiding […]

Florida ‘Beachside’ Book Launch at Pillar & Post

March 16, 2022

A beautifully illustrated hardbound coffee table book, “Beachside,” by House Beautiful’s Digital Editor Hadley Keller was launched at a champagne and pastries reception on March 11 at the antique and […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Home/Land: A Memoir of Departure and Return’  

March 9, 2022

A British expat reclaims her roots.   Upon his death in 1938, Thomas Wolfe bequeathed to America’s literary canon a 1,100-page manuscript which, published posthumously, trumpeted a universal truth: “You can’t […]

‘Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor’s Fight for Fairness’  

February 9, 2022

A former officer of the court reveals that justice is hardly blind.   With the publication of “Just Pursuit,” Laura Coates takes her place in a pantheon with Frank Serpico, who blew […]

Carl Bernstein: From D.C. Juvie to Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist

January 27, 2022

Carl Bernstein — The Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who with Bob Woodward exposed the Watergate scandal that brought down President Nixon in 1973 — grew up in Tenleytown and Silver Spring. When […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: A Fateful Friendship

December 9, 2021

A Fateful Friendship Mark Perry’s 2004 Biography Expertly Captures the Bond Between Two American Icons Readers who appreciate Civil War memoirs and enjoy biographies will treasure Mark Perry’s 2004 double-barreled […]

Book Launch Eats Its Own, Fabulously

November 22, 2021

Now, that was a book launch! A stack of cookbooks with a charming illustrated cover — along with matching wrapping paper and bookplates — greeted invited guests at a classic Q Street […]

Fiona Hill at Q&A Cafe Nov. 16; Kitty Kelley Book Review Included

November 10, 2021

Fiona Hill will be interviewed at the Q&A Cafe, Tuesday, Nov. 16, at the George Town Club. Hill has a new book, “There Is Nothing For You Here,” that traces […]