Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence’   

October 14, 2021

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley  An instructive but dry treatise on a grim subject.  Despite their mutual animosity, Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill will be forever linked as a result of […]

Q&A Cafe with Scott Gottlieb: ‘I Don’t Think I Can Visit China Anymore’

October 12, 2021

Dr. Scott Gottlieb was interviewed by Carol Joynt at her Q&A luncheon held at the George Town Club on Oct. 7.  She recalled that the Q&A Café was started in […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Blind Man’s Bluff: A Memoir’ 

August 18, 2021

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 […]

‘I Alone Can Fix It’ Q&A Packs Club

August 1, 2021

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 […]

Summer Reading: Poetry, Philosophy, Science and Fiction

July 28, 2021

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. […]

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free

July 14, 2021

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 […]

‘The Age of Acrimony: How Americans Fought to Fix Their Democracy, 1865-1915’

May 17, 2021

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 […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021

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).

May Day 50 Years Ago: The Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History

May 3, 2021

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.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

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.