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They Left Us, With Memories, in 2017

Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)

A new work of contemporary dance based on the National Portrait Gallery's “One Life: Sylvia Plath” exhibition had its premiere in the museum's Kogod Courtyard on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.

Carol Schwartz’s ‘Quite a Life!’

If there are people that don’t know Schwartz, that omission has been taken care of with the coming of her book “Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back.”

Glass-Encased West End Library Opens

The 21,000-square-foot library is the first in D.C. to be entirely planned, funded and constructed as a public-private partnership, according to Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner.

Brazile Puts It All on the Table

Brazile’s just released book is titled “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.” It’s a double entendre (get it?).

Election-Year 2016, One Year Later

Katy Tur’s book, "Unbelievable," is an account of her almost two years on the hectic, sleepless, heady and sometimes dangerous day-to-day campaign trail covering Trump, the first national network reporter to do so.

Weekend Round Up November 9, 2017

On Veterans Day weekend: a book signing at the National Archives, a salute to the military at the Kennedy Center and a hike from Fletcher’s Cove to raise funds for Warrior Expeditions.

Jenna and Barbara Bush’s ‘Sisters First’

Depending on your age, you might remember Jenna and Barbara Bush as former President George H.W. Bush’s precocious granddaughters. Or perhaps you may always...

Silva’s ‘Black Widow’ and ‘House of Spies’

Both books — all of Daniel Silva’s books (he has written 20) — are as up to the minute as the latest sound of a car bomb exploding somewhere in the world. 

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

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