A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.
A number of new fiction and non-fiction books challenged the perspectives and imaginations of readers during the second half of 2015. But trends in the publishing and book-selling industries are also changing the ways in which readers interact with books. Join Kojo for his annual look at the best in winter reading.
- Tayla Burney Producer, The Kojo Nnamdi Show
- Ron Charles Editor of Book World, The Washington Post
- Anna Thorn Manager, Upshur Street Books (Washington, D.C.)
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