‘A Very Stable Genius’ Authors Tell All

February 27, 2020

For her monthly “Q&A Cafe” at the George Town Club, TV journalist Carol Joynt interviewed Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker of the Washington Post.

‘Weather’: This Is Not a Drill

February 3, 2020

Jenny Offill’s “Weather” tells us what to expect when we’re expecting the apocalypse Climate change is the least of Lizzie Benson’s problems. She has a world of things to worry […]

‘She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement’

January 30, 2020

UNTANGLING HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S WEB OF DECEIT Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, landed with […]

Folger Director Shares Expansion Plans

November 25, 2019

To carry out a $50-million expansion, the Folger will close early next year for 18 months to two years, while continuing to offer programs in other venues.

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.

Closing: & Other Stories, Used Bookstore

August 18, 2019

A women’s clothing store owned by H&M and an independent bookstore are shuttering this month and next, respectively, in Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

This Sunday is Signature Theatre’s annual open house and season preview. Looking for something active? Try baby goat yoga on Saturday morning, then ping-pong lessons after lunch.

The Freedom of Toni Morrison

August 7, 2019

When she learned of the much-honored novelist’s death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.

Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

August 1, 2019

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

July 29, 2019

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.