Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

September 2, 2019

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

Closing: & Other Stories, Used Bookstore

August 18, 2019

A women’s clothing store owned by H&M and an independent bookstore are shuttering this month and next, respectively, in Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

This Sunday is Signature Theatre’s annual open house and season preview. Looking for something active? Try baby goat yoga on Saturday morning, then ping-pong lessons after lunch.

The Freedom of Toni Morrison

August 7, 2019

When she learned of the much-honored novelist’s death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.

Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

August 1, 2019

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

July 29, 2019

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.

Weekend Round Up July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, you can preview Spring/Summer 2020 fashions at DC Swim Week at the Italian Embassy. And Sunday is your last chance to get unhinged at Capital Fringe.

Jim Bouton: Yankee Pitcher, ‘Ball Four’ Author

July 18, 2019

Baseball was America’s green-grass-in-the-outfield game, often made romantic, patriotic and whatnot, and the baseball upholders of the faith didn’t like locker room stories.          

‘Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World’

June 5, 2019

Reviewed by Kitty Kelly “Food on the Move” is an uninspired title, especially for a book that presents epicurean dining on some of the world’s legendary railways. Why couldn’t the publisher’s title-meister have devised something more enticing? Maybe “Gourmet Getaways Around the Globe” or “Fantasy Feasts on Romantic Rails”? For a book that promises to […]

‘The Naked Truth’: Q&A With Leslie Morgan

May 28, 2019

Morgan, a former general manager of the Washington Post Magazine, is the author of “Mommy Wars,” “Crazy Love,” “The Baby Chase” and now “The Naked Truth.”