The many faces of Ramona Quimby

In rainy Portland, Ramona tests out a new pair of boots in “Ramona the Pest.” From “The Art of Ramona Quimby.” (Louis Darling)
In rainy Portland, Ramona tests out a new pair of boots in “Ramona the Pest.” From “The Art of Ramona Quimby.” (Louis Darling)
Beverly Cleary’s spunky star, as seen through her illustrators.
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John Boehner on how Congress became ‘Crazytown’

In his memoir, the ex-House speaker offers an unvarnished look at his career and the GOP.
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Eye-opening acts of empathy in the animal kingdom

Belinda Recio explores the unexpected ways animals help one another.
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It took a woman with autism 25 years to find her voice. Now she’s telling her story.

The memoir “I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust” chronicles one family’s struggles and victories.
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In Cleveland, four men helped bring baseball into the modern age

Bob Feller, Satchel Paige, Larry Doby and Bill Veeck represented integration and commercialization.
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Delving deep into the legacy of Lady Bird Johnson

Wildflowers on the highway got the headlines, but she wielded a quiet influence.
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Excitement, glamour and occasional gunfire: The life of a Pan Am stewardess

Julia Cooke on the restless, ambitious women who personified the jet age.
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For a final collection, RBG picked her favorite arguments and opinions

The selections reflect the late justice’s insight and impact.
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‘Raft of Stars’ takes a cue from Hemingway, then puts a less macho spin on the adventure tale

Andrew J. Graff’s novel is an earthy coming-of-age story set in rural Wisconsin in the ‘90s.
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For the Sackler family, a dynasty built on medicine, marketing and pain

Patrick Radden Keefe aims to hold the family accountable for its role in the opioid crisis.
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Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Rule of Wolves’ is the latest action-packed installment in the Grishaverse saga

This story picks up the threads that 2019’s “King of Scars” left so captivatingly loose.
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Going Out Guide: Upcoming events

Get the latest on readings, signings and author appearances in the D.C. area.