To mark the 150th birthday of W.E.B. DuBois, join us for a conversation between National Book Award winner Ibram Kendi and Howard University English Department Chair Dana Williams. Dr. Kendi and Dr. Williams will be discussing Souls of Black Folk, DuBois’ seminal text and a beacon in the fight for civil rights.

Come join for a special night of lettering at Kramerbooks! Whether you’re a stationary nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or just a crafty person, at this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction of modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. We will cover all the basics and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your snail mail, wedding paper goods, home decor and more! The perfect Galentine’s night out!

Read and discuss works by fantastic female authors in a book group presented in partnership with the Women’s National Book Association (great acronym). Tabitha Whissemore, President of the Washington, DC chapter of the WNBA, hosts meetings on the first Thursday of every month.

In 1942 Johnston is embarked in the aircraft carrier USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea.

Local journalist Kara Arundel's Raising America's Zoo tells the story of her father-in-law, Nick Arundel, a gorilla-hunter-turned-activist who played an instrumental part in transforming the National Zoo into one of the world's leading conservation centers. 

Little Readers Gift Guide

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At the Same Moment, Around the World by Clotilde Perrin: Discover Benedict drinking hot chocolate in Paris, Fra
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Read and discuss works by fantastic female authors in a book group presented in partnership with the Women’s National Book Association (great acronym). Tabitha Whissemore, President of the Washington, DC chapter of the WNBA, hosts meetings on the first Thursday of every month.

Gift Guide for Music Lovers

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The Autobiography of Gucci Mane by Gucci Mane:In his extraordinary autobiography, the legend takes us to his roots in Alabama, the streets of East Atlanta, the trap house, and the studio where he found his voice as a peerless rapper.
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Delve into today’s most pressing political discussions with Brookings Senior Fellow John Hudak. Join us on January 23rd to chat about Richard V. Reeves' Dream Hoarders.

FICTION FREAKS: Gift Guide for the Fiction Lover

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Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks: A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civil war.
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