We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.
When the weather outside is frightful, curling up with a good book may be your best bet for a good time. Whether you prefer historical tales, insightful non-fiction or graphic novels we’ve got suggestions for your winter reading list.
- Barbara Hoffert Editor, Prepub Alert, Library Journal
- Marcela Valdes books editor, The Washington Examiner; contributing editor, Publishers Weekly
- Michael Dirda Columnist, The Washington Post; author, "On Conan Doyle"
2011 Winter Reading List
You can check out our guests’ favorite books of the year on our 2011 Winter Reading List.
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