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Alexandria is for lovers

According to Amazon, Alexandria is among the most romantic cities in the U.S.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 05:15am EST

Tags: Valentines Day, Amazon, romance, love

Capitol Hill Books: A must-read neighborhood gem, filled with character

When shoppers enter a historic, converted house at 657 C St. SE in Eastern Market, they are greeted by a sage voice, emanating from a man who claims to be 103 years old.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 07:55am EDT

Tags: Geet Jeswani, Capitol Hill Books, bookstore, Jim Toole


Fairfax County trashes idea of tossing books

After thousands of library books were found in the recycle bin in Fairfax County, officials are searching for solutions.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, library

Fairfax Co. libraries tossed thousands of books in the trash

Some librarians in Fairfax County are tossing library books that barely have any wear and tear.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 08:29pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County, Chantilly Regional Library, library


Publishing a book and becoming a CEO before age 20

Arlington native R.J. Tolson has written a book, started a company and founded an international charity. And he's only 19 years old.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 11:11am EDT

Tags: publishing, author, teens, Hoai-Tran Bui

Beatles photog: They never asked me to stop

The Beatles were likely the most-photographed band of all time -- so the idea of never-before-seen images of John, Paul, George, and Ringo seems impossible.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: Beatles, photography, Neal Augenstein


DC by the Book takes readers to novel locations

Find where famous D.C. scenes occurred in books with a new website, DC by the Book, sponsored by the DC Public Library.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: DC by the Book, library, website, Alex Beall, technology, DC Public Library

Radical Baltimore bookstore Red Emma's plans expansion

Red Emma's is a bookstore, coffeehouse and cafe in Baltimore collectively owned by 14 workers and operates on workplace democracy -- the idea that workers can be their own bosses.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 08:16am EST

Tags: bookstore, Baltimore, coffee, Kickstarter, union, work, Natalie Plumb

Author Brad Meltzer discusses his latest D.C.-based thriller 'The Fifth Assassin' (VIDEO)

Best-selling author Brad Meltzer recently visited Politics and Prose in D.C. for a book signing. He sat down with WTOP's Tommy Griffiths to talk about his new thriller "The Fifth Assassin."

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 05:07am EST

Tags: Politics and Prose, author, Tommy Griffiths

View from Venus: Women need to band together to reach the top

To be competitive, women need to learn how to put their networks to work and actively help other women so that Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton are not exceptions to the rule.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 12:37pm EST

Tags: view from venus, employment, Randi Martin

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