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John DeFerrari - Sixteenth Street NW: Washington, DC's Avenue of Ambitions

MEET THE AUTHOR | SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2024 | 5:30 PM

John DeFerrari - Sixteenth Street NW: Washington, DC's Avenue of Ambitions

John DeFerrari and Douglas Peter Sefton depict the social and architectural history of the street and immediate neighborhoods, inviting readers to explore how the push and pull between ordinary Washingtonians and powerful elites has shaped the corridor―and the city. This highly illustrated book features notable buildings along Sixteenth Street and recounts colorful stories of those who lived, worked, and worshipped there. Maps offer readers an opportunity to create self-guided tours of the places and people that have defined this main thoroughfare over time.

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MEET THE AUTHOR | THURSDAY, MAR 14, 2024 | 6:30 PM

MICHAELE WEISSMAN - THE RYE BREAD MARRIAGE

Michaele Weissman is a veteran freelance journalist and the author of four books, including “God in a Cup”. The Rye Bread Marriage is a love story about the messiness of spending a lifetime with another human being. How do long term mates, especially those from different ethnicities and religions, stay together without wringing each other’s necks? That’s the question she answers in a book that cleverly intertwines Latvian rye bread, her husband’s family story, with a heart-piercing portrait of a marriage.

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MICHAELE WEISSMAN - THE RYE BREAD MARRIAGE
Rebecca Boggs Roberts - Untold Power

BOOK CLUB | OCT. 10TH 2023

Rebecca Boggs Roberts - Untold Power

Rebecca Boggs Roberts is an award-winning educator, author, and speaker, and is a leading historian of American women’s suffrage and civic participation. Her books include the award-winning The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the WorldSuffragists in Washington, D.C.: The 1913 Parade and the Fight for the Vote; and Historic Congressional Cemetery. She is currently deputy director of events at the Library of Congress. Roberts serves on the board of the National Archives Foundation, on the Council of Advisors of the Women’s Suffrage National Monument Foundation, and on the Editorial Advisory Committee of the White House Historical Association.