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As part of Montgomery Parks’ celebration of the annual Latino Conservation Week, the Noyes Children’s Library Foundation presents the book ¡Olinguito! by local author Lulu Delacre as the seventh Noyes StoryWalk®. Families are invited to read the book on posted signs as they stroll through Wh…

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Every female athlete, no matter the sport, has two things in common: a love for their sport and familiarity with empty stands. Something else that most females, athlete or not, are familiar with are the preexisting rules that hold us back: stay on the path, be grateful, wait for permission, …

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The gothic serial “Dark Shadows” has had various incarnations over the years. Starting as an original television soap opera of the 1960s and 1970s, it became a comic book series, a big-budget 1991 primetime series, and several movies. The most recent adaptation was a Tim Burton film, which is both an homage and a spoof […]

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ROCKVILLE – Amy Tan, the author of “The Joy Luck Club” and “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” received the Fitzgerald Award Oct. 12 at the 23rd annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville. The festival began in 1996 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Fitzgerald, who spent some of his life in Rockville and who, […]

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By Suzanne Pollak    @SuzannePollak OLNEY — Members of a Silver Spring church that has flourished from the end of slavery through segregation, the Civil Rights movement, and still going strong today, celebrated its 150th anniversary with the debut of a book about its history. “History gives us purpose,” said Rev. Lionel Pointer Jr. of […]

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By Barbara Trainin Blank It’s a well-established tradition that journalists turn to fiction writing. Take Hemingway as one example. Add to that list Bob Levey, a longtime columnist for The Washington Post who has just published his first novel. “Larry Felder, Candidate,” however is not divorced from journalism. The eponymous successful columnist in mid-life decides […]

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Unlike White House staff, I don’t comment on a book unless I read it. That goes for Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury,” Bob Woodward’s book “Fear” which I am currently in the middle of reading, and Omarosa Manigault Newman’s ”Unhinged,” which I recently completed reading. Although I certainly did not need Omarosa or any […]

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Eden Miller so liked comics and cartooning that when an organization devoted to its practitioners began to hold its annual convention in nearby Bethesda, she joined the staff – first as a volunteer and eventually as an employee. She is now the public relations director of the Small Press Expo, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that […]