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Beach Reads

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Justin recommends Americana by Don DeLillo: If you want to be totally anxious in front of a bunch of strangers on the beach, then this book is for you.

Matt recommends Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark: A teacher and her devout pack of students explore love, Calvinism, and fate, all in less than 160 pages.

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Everett

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1. Favorite Book and book you're currently reading:

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July 11th's White House Press Panel

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Thank you all for coming out!

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Ben

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1. Favorite Book and book you're currently reading:

Fave: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller. Assigned by my English teacher junior year of high school. First non-linear narrative I ever encountered = mind-blowing.

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Seeing America in Unique Ways

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See America by the National Parks Conservation Association & Illustrated by the Artists of Creative Action Network: A beautiful collection of posters celebrating America’s national parks, landmarks, and treasured sites. It is s a great way to sit in your living room and experience our country’s beauty. This is a book Teddy Roosevelt would be proud of. 

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Short reads for your long commute

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Lynn: Letters To a Young Writer by Colum McCann - Practical and inspirational advice for the aspiring writer from one of today’s most celebrated novelist.

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Denis!

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Denis David (DD), chef-extraordinaire, father of six, jack of all trades, and all-around class act has worked at Kramers for over a decade.  When the DD personality dust settles over you, it’s pretty much impossible not to love him like your own family.

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New Seasonal Beer

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Evololution Sprung from Maryland: [4.9% ABV] light golden ale, fruity subleties with floral notes and a touch of sweetness

Crimson Pistil Hibiscus from Pennsylvania: [6.2% ABV] tangy, berry-like flavor with tropical notes 

Lost Rhino 'Final Glide' Hefeweizen from Virginia: [5.4%ABV] classic bready wheat maltiness with banana, clove notes and a dry finish

 

 

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Matt!

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Matt is originally from Concord, MA and has lived in DC for 3 years. He was an English major and music minor at Harvard (smarty pants). Matt loves football (Pats fan...*eyeroll*) and music. We’re so stoked to have him as a part of our team.

Here's what Matt had to say when we asked him a few very important questions:

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Gift Guide: Nerdy Friend Edition

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Sarah C.: Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

In Butler's imagining of the future of Earth the few remaining humans have been rescued from a global nuclear apocalypse by an interplanetary race. Whether they are their saviors or enslavers remains to be seen. Spanning three generations it explores the complexities of race, gender, fertility, and imperialism in a post human future. 

Sarah R.: American Gods by Neil Gaiman 

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