‘George Soros: A Life in Full’ An uneven look at an extraordinary man.   

May 16, 2022

George Soros, now 91, cites 1944 as the best year of his life. He was 14 years old, living as a non-practicing Jew under the Nazis in Hungary, and hiding […]

Florida ‘Beachside’ Book Launch at Pillar & Post

March 16, 2022

A beautifully illustrated hardbound coffee table book, “Beachside,” by House Beautiful’s Digital Editor Hadley Keller was launched at a champagne and pastries reception on March 11 at the antique and […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Home/Land: A Memoir of Departure and Return’  

March 9, 2022

A British expat reclaims her roots.   Upon his death in 1938, Thomas Wolfe bequeathed to America’s literary canon a 1,100-page manuscript which, published posthumously, trumpeted a universal truth: “You can’t […]

‘Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor’s Fight for Fairness’  

February 9, 2022

A former officer of the court reveals that justice is hardly blind.   With the publication of “Just Pursuit,” Laura Coates takes her place in a pantheon with Frank Serpico, who blew […]

Carl Bernstein: From D.C. Juvie to Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist

January 27, 2022

Carl Bernstein — The Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who with Bob Woodward exposed the Watergate scandal that brought down President Nixon in 1973 — grew up in Tenleytown and Silver Spring. When […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: A Fateful Friendship

December 9, 2021

A Fateful Friendship Mark Perry’s 2004 Biography Expertly Captures the Bond Between Two American Icons Readers who appreciate Civil War memoirs and enjoy biographies will treasure Mark Perry’s 2004 double-barreled […]

Book Launch Eats Its Own, Fabulously

November 22, 2021

Now, that was a book launch! A stack of cookbooks with a charming illustrated cover — along with matching wrapping paper and bookplates — greeted invited guests at a classic Q Street […]

Fiona Hill at Q&A Cafe Nov. 16; Kitty Kelley Book Review Included

November 10, 2021

Fiona Hill will be interviewed at the Q&A Cafe, Tuesday, Nov. 16, at the George Town Club. Hill has a new book, “There Is Nothing For You Here,” that traces […]

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 […]