Author Q&A

The author talks about her debut novel, social responsibility, and the state of African literature.

    Book Review

    The Tell-Tale Heart

    By Jill Dawson

    By interweaving the stories of an organ donor and recipient, this book reveals the deep interconnection between people.

    Book Review

    The Shepherd’s Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape

    By James Rebanks

    A sheep farmer's disarming chronicle of life in the fields.

    Local

    A must-attend annual conference comes to the District in June.

    Book Review

    An ancient manuscript sends a Washington photojournalist on a quest for a medical miracle — and a killer.

    Book Review

    A call to action for women who have been left behind in the fight to secure fair labor standards.

    Beyond The Book

    A look at what’s simmerin’ on the shelves this month.

    Book Review

    This multi-layered novel is packed with complications, but leaves room for affecting human moments.

    Book Review

    A leading British classical tenor sets out to explore one of the most moving musical works of the 19th century.

    Author Q&A

    The creator of fictional gumshoe Bernie Gunther talks about his latest novel, ad agencies, and how to write a book at the office.

    Book Review

    The Woman Who Read Too Much: A Novel

    By Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

    Set in the 19th-century world of monarchs, this book chronicles the haunting, rebellious lives of Qajar women.