National Book Festival Is Sept. 1

July 25, 2018

By Elisa Bayoumi and Cheyenne Curley As the first of September brings beach season and summer reading to a close, the Junior League of Washington will be helping to put […]

New President at D.C.’s Junior League: Time-Tested Volunteer Organization Stays Involved, Keeps Evolving


Tycely Williams is the new president of the Junior League of Washington, a 106-year-old branch of the Junior League — now the Association of Junior Leagues International —which was founded […]

Summer Picks: Book Selections by The Georgetowner


‘The Best of Richard Matheson’ Reviewed by Patrick G. Ryan “The Best of Richard Matheson” is a great collection of horror/sci-fi short stories from the author of the 1954 novel […]

Giffin’s Latest Novel Takes a Serious Turn

July 24, 2018

The relevance of Emily Giffin’s “All We Ever Wanted,” particularly in the #MeToo era, makes it a must-read.

A Hefty Thriller from Patterson and Clinton

July 23, 2018

“The President Is Missing” is a work of fiction, but just seeing the words Bill Clinton and president on the same book cover can give readers of a progressive bent a little frisson of nostalgia, while keeping Trump followers from taking a look.

‘Devil Wears Prada’ Author Signs Her Latest

July 19, 2018

Few of the book-related events that Georgetowners can choose to attend offer as much to do as did the June 9 “Girls Day Out” at Bethesda Row with Lauren Weisberger, who signed copies of “When Life Gives You Lululemons.”

Summer Reading: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’


A taste of The Georgetowner’s 2018 Summer Reading List, coming in the July 25 issue of the print edition …

‘Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World’

July 11, 2018

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Creative genius aside, the famed artist was hardly a good guy I had no idea until I read “Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World” […]

Advice on Parenting: Ask Chloe

July 9, 2018

How to beat the potential for summer lags in academic advancement? The key is making sure that kids stay creative, imaginative and exploratory — plus the good, old-fashioned R&R we crave at any age.

Charles Krauthammer, 1950–2018

June 25, 2018

His passing dealt a severe blow to the barren, divisive national debate, not only on immigration (in which T-shirts are used as campaign literature and placards as potential weapons), but on most issues.