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Bob Levey’s ‘Novel’ Candidate: Too Good to Be True

“Larry Felder, Candidate,” the debut novel by Bob Levey — who wrote daily columns about Washington life in the Washington Post for decades — takes a dramatic turn mid-book.

Weekend Round Up February 21, 2019

The Atlas Intersections Festival is in full swing (with a Sunday screening of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”) and the Architecture & Design Film Festival runs throughout the weekend.

‘Trailblazer’: Dorothy Gilliam of the Post

“I do not recall growing up in fear,” writes Dorothy Gilliam in her new book, “Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media...

A Gift of Love, Always

Love runs on words, sweet words, outrageous words, words like jet fuel, words as imaginary happenings, flying fast and furious and helpless with imaginary wings. 

Albert Finney: An Actor’s Life

Finney died on Feb. 7 at the age of 82, leaving behind his wife, two former wives, a son from his first marriage, two grandchildren and a considerable body of work.

Russell Baker and Other Recent Losses

If Baker was one of the more prominent losses suffered by the rest of us this month, it was not as if death was taking a holiday. All kinds of people and some noted animals died.

Weekend Round Up January 31, 2019

This weekend at the Kennedy Center, American Ballet Theatre is in town to perform “Harlequinade.” Friday is International Gruit Day, Saturday is Groundhog Day and you know what Sunday is.

‘All In’ for the Georgetown Book Club

By Kitty Kelley I’ve got a girl crush on the Georgetown Book Club. To a woman, they are attractive, professionally accomplished and whip-smart. They love to...

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...