Beyond The Book

Hundreds of thousands of books are published annually, so it’s absurd to proclaim a handful "the best." But these are the ones that most stuck with us during this, our second — and hopefully final — pandemic year.

Children’s Books

Big new titles perfect for the littles.

Book Blog

How I read 200+ works in four months.

Spotlight Event

The author of The Strong Black Woman speaks in Anacostia on Wed., Dec. 1st, at 6:30 p.m.!

A peek at what’s on tap in the Independent this week.

A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

Book Blog

How literary does a thriller have to be?

Spotlight Event

Support your favorite indie bookstores all day Sat., Nov. 27th!