In Conversation with Michael Twitty
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.
True Tales of the Paranormal with Ghost Hunter Amy Bruni
The paranormal investigator, author, podcaster and star of “Kindred Spirits” and “Ghost Hunters” shares hair-raising tales from her countless hours hunting ghosts at America’s most haunted locations.
In Conversation with Andrew Chappelle
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 Conversation with Tiffany Cross
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.
In Conversation with Mehdi Hasan
The World Central Kitchen Cookbook: Feeding Humanity, Feeding Hope is a collection of recipes inspired by the many places around the world the organization has cooked following disasters, as well as inspiring narratives from the chefs and volunteers on the front lines.
In Conversation with Helena Andrews-Dyer
Building on the success of their Webby award–winning hit podcast “The History of Sketch Comedy,” the creative powerhouse team of Elle Key and Keegan-Michael Key present an inventive and informative examination of comedy through the ages in The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey Through the Art and Craft of Humor.
Screening and Conversation
To mark the 60th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Emmy Award-winning National Geographic franchise “One Day in America” returns with its second installment, “JFK: One Day in America.” Ahead of the series premiere in November, experience a special screening of the first episode followed by a conversation with director Ella Wright and former reporter Peggy Simpson.
In Conversation with Carla Lalli Music and Andy Baraghani
In More is More: Get Loose in the Kitchen, the recipe developer and video host teaches cooks how to embrace more risk-taking, better intuition, fewer exact measurements, and a “don’t stop ‘til it tastes delicious” mentality.