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Getting to the Point: The Literary Hill

Getting to the Point An early 17th-century explorer described it as “a site where heaven and earth converged to frame a place perfectly designed for...

The Literary Hill: Off the Grid

Off the Grid When JoAnn Hill and her husband moved to DC nineteen years ago, her interest was initially captured by the “majestic monuments ...

Now I See My Life with New Eyes: A Crowd-Sourced Poem

This year’s virtual Literary Hill BookFest featured a number of treats for poetry lovers: video readings by E. Ethelbert Miller, Teri Ellen Cross Davis,...

Retracing Steps, Sorting Through the Past

No Girls Allowed Back when female reporters were “usually confined to the women’s section still wore white gloves to work,” a few courageous women...

Authors in Your Living Room: Literary Hillfest is Online Sunday

It's just like having famous authors in your living room (or office! or kitchen! --bring them to your backyard)! The Literary Hill BookFest, an annual...

‘A Thought-Provoking Meditation on the Nature of Truth’

Truth is an elusive commodity these days. But we don’t expect equivocation from scholarly disciplines that are supposed to traffic in hard facts. And...

Finding Solace at Theodore Roosevelt Island

You Say You Want a Revolution? In writing “The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the World,” Lucinda Robb and Rebecca Boggs Roberts have accomplished...

Napoleon the Novelist 

We’re all familiar with Napoleon the military hero and conqueror. But who knew he was also a novelist? Local author Margaret Rodenberg has used his...

Podcast Helps Parents & Teachers Explain Jan. 6 to Kids

It’s hard enough for grownups. The horrifying images of angry insurgents storming the Capitol are difficult to watch, let alone comprehend. So how do...

Book Offers Tips for “Curry in a Hurry”

If you love Indian food but balk at recipes with pages of steps and an endless list of exotic ingredients, Varu Chilakamarri hears you....
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