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The Literary Hill: Good Jokes, Bad Drawings

Dad Jokes, Illustrated It only takes a few pages into “Good Jokes Bad Drawings” before you realize that something’s screwy. These jokes are anything but...

Attend Meeting on Southeast Library Modernization

Give your input on the redesign of the Southeast Community Library (403 Seventh St. SE). The next community meeting will be Wednesday, July 21...

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 ...

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...

‘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...

They Paved Paradise…

In the 1920 photo, Hans Wunderlich stands on the stoop of his C Street townhouse with his dog Archie at his side. Wunderlich was...

Vote for Your Favorites on Literary Pumpkin Walk

COVID has stopped Hill neighbors from gathering around kitchen tables for the annual Literary Feast, Instead, organizers are planning an outdoor event to celebrate...

The Literary Hill: Noir at the (Legal) Bar

Newly-minted private investigator Zooey Krause is not exactly setting the detecting world on fire. In fact, as she ruefully observes, “I’ve chased down so...
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