Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2013The last week of September is Banned Books Week, an annual event that draws national attention to censorship in literature.
Va. Judge Who Denied Inmate's State-Funded Sex Change DiesU.S. District Judge James Turk, who struck down a Virginia policy that allowed prisoners to look at Playboy but not read classical works of literature with explicit sexual passages, died Sunday. He was 91.
The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda GeddesSimon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
Canadian Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
Bethenny Frankel's 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A BudgetBethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you're traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
Washington D.C.'s Best Gin And TonicsSimon & Schuster author Mary Louise Kelly shares Washington D.C.'s best gin and tonic cocktails, the favorite cocktail of her novel Anonymous Sources' main character Alex.
Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Washington DCHere are a few upcoming reading events in Washington DC where children can enjoy hearing the written word and allow their imaginations to soar.
Best Specialty Bookstores In Washington DCThese specialty bookstores in Washington D.C. are perfect spots to find that one title you've been searching for and to settle in for a fun ride, or to find a book that champions your cause, attend a celebrity book signing or simply enjoy the look, smell and feel of a good book.
Must-Read Books By DC AuthorsKnown for politics, issues of race and activism, there's a lot to write about in D.C. Some of D.C.'s own homegrown authors have published famous works. Here are the must-reads and local bookstores to interest any bookworm.
Best Book Clubs To Join In DCBook lovers unite. Whether you're a fan of science fiction, romance, mystery, biography or the classics, there is a book club in D.C. just for you.