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Pentecost and Parker: “Secrets Typed in Blood”

The detective team of Lillian Pentecost and Willowjean “Will” Parker is on the case again—and this time, they’re multitasking. The duo, created by DC...

Happy 100th Birthday to the Southeast Library

On December 8, the Southeast Library (703 Seventh St. SE) officially turned 100 years old. The library has a variety of events planned for community...

Fun and Games: The Literary Hill

Connecting with Baseball When it comes to the national pastime, Pasquale A. “Pat” Carlucci has led a charmed life. He was born in Queens on...

The Lyon’s Share: Pentecost and Parker

Fans of Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe mysteries (and I count myself among the most fervent) will find a certain sense of familiarity in a...

A Match Made in Kiddie-Lit Heaven: Hill Author and Artist Collaborate

A spark was struck at last year’s Literary Hill BookFest when author Christopher Datta and illustrator Christine Vineyard got seated next to each other....

A Real Life Game of Thrones

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine straining the already tense US-Saudi relationship, it might be time for a refresher course. And no one is better...

The Maiden of All Our Desires

A legendary storm sets the stage for Peter Manseau’s new novel and continues to howl through its pages. “The Maiden of All Our Desires”...

Exhibit A: Behind the Scenes at the Smithsonian

Next time you visit a Smithsonian Museum exhibition, you might want to think about what went on behind the scenes to bring it to...

BookFest Live! Meet Hill Authors at Eastern Market on May 1

Let's take this offline! Tired of having to see your favorite writers via Zoom? Can’t bear another online book talk? Come join us at the...

The Hundred Choices Department Store

In “The Hundred Choices Department Store,” a novel for young readers (grades 4 to 7), Ginger Park paints a bleak but inspiring picture of...