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Silva’s ‘Black Widow’ and ‘House of Spies’

Both books — all of Daniel Silva’s books (he has written 20) — are as up to the minute as the latest sound of a car bomb exploding somewhere in the world. 

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

Philip Levy, Owner of Bridge Street Books, Dies

A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

Adding to the List of Those We Miss

There are times when not-so-famous folks pass on and we miss the chance to salute them, to express our appreciation. Here is our writer's September round up.

Sally Quinn Talks About ‘Finding Magic’

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

FALL PREVIEW ARTS

“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...

Book Lovers Flock to National Book Festival (photos)

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

“Lincoln in the Bardo” will confound you, will move you and make you feel drugged at times, will challenge your conceptions of what a...

Georgetown Authors

Georgetown has always been known for its writers and — once upon a time — for its many bookstores. Here is a partial list of...

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...