The author of Sababa returns with Shabbat: Recipes and Rituals from My Table to Yours. Woven throughout recipes like fig and pomegranate brisket and bubbe’s extra-crispy potato kugel is a rich portrait of Shabbat in Israel, taking us inside the kitchens of local cooks who have shared their most beloved recipes.
In XOXO, Cody: An Opinionated Homosexual’s Guide to Self-Love, Relationships, and Tactful Pettiness, the Peloton instructor chronicles his journey from growing up gay and poor in small-town North Carolina to becoming a fitness icon in New York City in an empowering story that reveals his secret to success: not taking yourself—or life—too seriously.
In her audacious memoir, Leslie F*cking Jones, the comedian and former “SNL” cast member opens up for the first time about how she faltered and triumphed on the road to success and, in doing so, encourages others to let go of the fear and self-doubt that holds them back.
Ahead of Banned Books Week, hear about the movement to restrict books, what’s at stake, and the effort to fight back. Panelists include PEN America Washington Managing Director Nadine Farid Johnson, author and journalist James Kirchick, and DC Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan, in conversation with Laura Meckler, national education writer for The Washington Post. Following, award-winning drag queen Tara Hoot will read from a banned children’s book.