Sally Quinn Talks About ‘Finding Magic’

September 18, 2017

During a conversation about her new book at St. John’s Church, Quinn spoke about her grappling with God, religion and practices.


September 13, 2017

“Politically and socially, we are at the edge of another precipice. And those of us who are artists must charge into the fray, leading a charge to turn a tide.” — Mark Bradford, whose “Pickett’s Charge” will go on view at the Hirshhorn Museum on Nov. 8. National Gallery of Art Vermeer and the Masters of […]

Book Lovers Flock to National Book Festival (photos)

September 5, 2017

After 12 years on the National Mall, the festival moved indoors in 2014. On a particularly rainy start to Labor Day weekend, this felt like a good choice.

Tischler’s Take: ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ at Oak Hill Cemetery

July 27, 2017

“Lincoln in the Bardo” will confound you, will move you and make you feel drugged at times, will challenge your conceptions of what a novel should be — but also reward you with what it could be. George Saunders, a Pulitzer Prize-winning short story writer, finally published his first novel earlier this year. You can […]

Georgetown Authors

July 26, 2017

Georgetown has always been known for its writers and — once upon a time — for its many bookstores. Here is a partial list of once and present Georgetown authors, as provided by biographer Kitty Kelley: Thomas Jefferson, Francis Scott Key, Sinclair Lewis, Larry McMurtry, Roald Dahl, Herman Wouk, Ward Just, William Peter Blatty, Katherine […]

Summer Reads

Catching up on your reading over the summer isn’t just for kids and college students. Whether you flee D.C. in August for the rolling hills or the roiling waves (or just crank up the AC), here are The Georgetowner’s recommendations of recent books, sorted by genre. Best of all, though you’re welcome to, don’t feel […]

Growing Up with Summer Reading

July 24, 2017

Ahead of The Georgetowner’s Summer Reading issue, appearing this week, a young writer describes what books have meant — and mean — to her.

Nigerian Writer Revisits Georgetown University

March 30, 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie appeared March 16 as part of the university’s Faith & Culture series.

Megyn Kelly’s Message: ‘Settle for More’

December 19, 2016

Adweek’s news anchor of the year spoke at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue Dec. 5 about her life and her new book.

Rehm, Woodward and Gingrich Make News at National Book Festival

September 29, 2016

Three of D.C.’s best-known authors pitched their latest last Saturday at the convention center.