Latest from Eliza Goren

The Washington Post asked readers to describe 2020 in one word or phrase. Here’s what they said.

More than 2,000 people responded to The Post’s callout to sum up this monumental year in one word or phrase.
  • Dec 18, 2020

Are you surprised by the election results?

We asked readers whether they were surprised by the election results. Here’s what they had to say.
  • Nov 8, 2020

Americans share what it means to vote in the 2020 election

The Washington Post asked readers what was going through their minds as they voted and where they hope to see the country go next. Here's what they had to say.
  • Nov 3, 2020

How to sneeze during a pandemic

Sneezing used to be a low-key sign that someone was getting sick or had allergies. In the midst of a global pandemic, the etiquette of sneezing into our elbows may no longer be enough.
  • Sep 8, 2020

People want to support their local bookstores. They might be hurting them instead.

As many well-meaning consumers flock to support local community bookstores, the increased demand on these small shops have put a strain on business owners.
  • Aug 24, 2020