In Conversation with Kristen Welker
Following his instant New York Times bestsellers The Hellfire Club and The Devil May Dance, the CNN anchor’s heart-pounding new thriller All the Demons Are Heretakes us back to the 1970s, with two unforgettable characters encountering many of the real-life figures and events that defined one of the wildest and most dangerous decades in American history.
Who makes the best bagels in the District? You be the judge as you sample bagels from around the city and vote for your favorites. Enjoy mimosas, a bagel bar with spreads from Pearl’s, bagel trivia, and more.
In Conversation with Dave Jorgenson
In Baking Yesteryear, a baking blast from the past, the TikTok star shares 101 expertly curated recipes that highlight the most unique tasty treats of yesteryear.
In Conversation with Jason Reynolds
The National Book Award winner brings his signature hope, humor, and humanity to The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, a novel about small-town secrets and the people who keep them.
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.