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Lots of Variety at Washington Winter Show

Like other antiques shows (many of which have deemphasized the word “antiques”), the Washington Winter Show is no longer dominated by brown furniture and folk and fine art.

‘Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Anyone who has followed the Kennedys knows the bar is high for books on the subject. Having been inundated for the...

‘The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “The Patriarch” is the perfect title for the life story of Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1888–1969). It resounds with the drama of...

Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018

It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.

Capitol Buzz: Lots of Goodbyes

Our columnist reports on the loss of George H.W. Bush and the departure (and arrival) of representatives and senators, also recommending some novels and memoirs.

Weekend Round Up November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.

Books in a Noisy World

Bookish thoughts triggered by the recent passing of James Billington, Todd Boll and William Goldman, along with an upcoming event on Emily Dickinson's birthday.

The One That Got Away ‘The Tuscan Child’

Unfortunately, this prolific writer’s heroine does not have the style and panache of Nancy Drew. Rhys Bowen is the pen name for the British woman...

The Latest Rock Star: Michelle!

In "Becoming," Michelle Obama talks about her Chicago roots, her law career, her miscarriage, in vitro fertilization, balancing motherhood, the White House years and her distaste for President Donald Trump.

Kitty Kelley Book Club ‘Settle for More: A Memoir’ By Megyn Kelly

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley A refreshingly candid work from the Fox News powerhouse. I groaned when the editor suggested I review Megyn Kelly’s memoir, “Settle...