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Summer Reading, Part One

Georgetowner contributing photographer Patrick G. Ryan offers three recommendations for your end-of-summer reading list: a crime novel set in 1950s Germany, a horror/sci fi collection and the true story of a jungle expedition.

‘The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Meet the powerful men behind the powerful man. Political junkies will cartwheel into line to grab copies of “The Gatekeepers: How...

Georgetown Library Issues Summer Challenge

The gauntlet has been thrown down to Georgetown’s well-read adults: to read a daunting classic like “Ulysses” or “Moby Dick” for at least 20 minutes a day.

Spicer Book Party Lights Up Trump Hotel

Past and present White House aides turned out on July 26 to fete Sean Spicer’s memoir, "The Briefing." Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Huckabee Sanders...

‘Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Eunice Kennedy Shriver — the subject of Eileen McNamara’s “Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World” — longed to be Daddy’s...

National Book Festival Is Sept. 1

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...

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...

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...

Giffin’s Latest Novel Takes a Serious Turn

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

"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.