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 […]
Carol Joynt welcomed back Washington Post Pulitzer Prize winners Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker to a July 29 Q&A luncheon at The George Town Club to discuss their latest Donald […]
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. […]
THIS OTHERWISE INFORMATIVE HISTORY IS HAMSTRUNG BY ITS FIXATION ON SYLVIA PLATH’S NOTORIOUS SUICIDE Back in the day (circa 1930 – 1960), small-town girls with big-city dreams headed for New […]
A DENSELY WRITTEN, FACT-PACKED ACCOUNT OF A PIVOTAL PERIOD IN U.S. HISTORY “The Age of Acrimony” is an apt title for the combustible years from 1865 to 1915, when, according […]
This weekend: a “makers market” at Dumbarton House and live jazz at Glover Park Grill. Starting May 21, you can visit Xiao Qi Ji, the National Zoo’s “Little Miracle,” in panda (so to speak).
For many in Georgetown in 1971, the protests were right outside their doors, as traffic was snarled and streets trashed, with tear gas in the air.
Sign up for the National Sporting Library & Museum’s online program on brook trout next Thursday and you may win a sample of dry flies.
Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.
Former NBC and Fox News correspondent Eric Burns divides his 15th book into five parts, the most important being on race, the cutting issue of our times then and now.