The last week of September is Banned Books Week, an annual event that draws national attention to censorship in literature.
U.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.
Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Canadian writer Alice Munro won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The Swedish Academy, which selects Nobel literature winners, called her a “master of the contemporary short story.” She’s the […]
Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
Simon & 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.
Here are a few upcoming reading events in Washington DC where children can enjoy hearing the written word and allow their imaginations to soar.
These 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.
Known 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.
Book 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.