Category: Latest News

Aug 22

Wed 9/18 – Book Talk: Set in DC

The Humanities Council of Washington, DC and a small panel of local authors will discuss the use of Washington, DC’s vibrant neighborhoods as a setting for works of (…)

Jun 18

African American Experience in Post-Civil War Washington

Saturday, June 29, 2013 African American Experience in Post-Civil War Washington 2:30 – 4:00 PM Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 801 K Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20001 (…)

May 23

June 15th – SAVE THE DATE, next mapathon at MLK Library

June 15th is the Read-In at DC Public Library, where all 26 library locations in the city have a program.  We’re hosting a DC By the Book (…)

May 23

DCBTB at Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival

On Saturday, June 1, stop by our table at the Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library (901 G St. NW), (…)

May 14

May 26, An Afternoon with Author Breena Clarke @ the Anacostia Community Museum, 2-4pm

Author Breena Clarke will perform two readings from her novels River, Cross My Heart and Stand the Storm, her latest novel which explores the constant struggle and (…)

May 14

May 15, Map-a-thon with DC Library Assocation, all are welcome

Join DC By the Book Co-Directors Tony Ross and Kim Zablud for a special DCLA “Mapathon” and help bring this new project to life! Project Background: Launched in March 2013, DC (…)

Mar 26


Join us at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library at 7:30pm, Thursday April 18th to discuss Stephen L. Carter’s novel The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln. This book imagines that Lincoln was not (…)

Mar 26

DC Book Discussion — RIVER, CROSS MY HEART

Join us at the Southwest Neighborhood Library at 1pm, Saturday March 30th to discuss Breena Clarke’s novel River, Cross My Heart. This book is set in Georgetown (…)

Mar 25

LAUNCH PARTY – 6 to 8pm on 3/27

Join us for the kickoff of DC By the Book on March 27, 6-8pm at Busboys and Poets, 5th & K streets NW. The event will feature: (…)

Mar 25

Looking Forward – Event with Author Breena Clarke

Breena Clarke, author of River Cross My Heart, will speak at the Anacostia Community Museum on Sunday, May 26 from 2pm to 4 pm. Cultural Tourism DC is coordinating participation (…)