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Va. Judge Who Denied Inmate’s State-Funded Sex Change Dies

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.

07/07/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Canadian Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

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 […]

10/10/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Washington D.C.’s Best Gin And Tonics

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.

08/01/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Washington DC

Here are a few upcoming reading events in Washington DC where children can enjoy hearing the written word and allow their imaginations to soar.

05/31/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores In Washington DC

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.

04/29/2013

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Must-Read Books By DC Authors

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.

06/25/2012

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Best Book Clubs To Join In DC

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.

05/21/2012

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