All posts tagged "books"

  • Book 'Em

    Currently, I have 19 books on my nightstand, which makes it less of a nightstand and more of a bookshelf. If I were answering Coverboy...

  • Savage Intent

    A decade ago Dan Savage irreverently propagated the term ''santorum'' as ''the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of...

  • Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival

    Sunday, October 6 E.L. DoctorowAndrew's Brain: A NovelMontgomery College Cultural Arts Center7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring7-8:30 p.m.$30 Monday, October 7 Man of Mystery: Walter MosleyPresented...

  • Joel Stein reads from Man Made at Sixth & I Synagogue

    Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity explores the absurdities of modern masculinity from Time columnist Joel Stein. The funny and poignant book was provoked...

  • Funny, Sissy Spacek doesn’t look Jewish…

    Luckily, you don’t have to be Jewish to appear at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. In her new book, My Extraordinary Ordinary Life, Spacek...

  • Everything’s coming up Bob Mould

    He may now call San Francisco home, but Bob Mould still stops in his former D.C. stomping grounds regularly, for the dance party Blowoff and...

  • Readings: Authors, Writers, Politicians and Personalities

    BORDERS BOOKSTORES Various locationswww.borders.com Judy Shepard -- The Meaning of Matthew (9/19, 18th & L Streets NW) E. Lynn Harris Tribute Tour -- Fellow authors...

  • Paper Cuts

    As technological advances go, the basic book has had a long and distinguished run. It spurred the exchange and preservation of knowledge among individuals and...

  • Making History

    As the nation's capital or simply as an American city with infinite plots playing out at the local level, Washington, D.C., offers a great setting...

  • Game Plan

    Something different happens when a professional athlete steps out of the closet and into the public eye. Entertainers, lawyers, even politicians -- their stories can...