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The stories that get left out

What should biographers do with all the wonderful stories – or snippets – they discover along the way but can’t include in their books?

Many biographers do, of course, include them. 645 more words

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Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe was opened in 1997 by Haile and Shirikiana Gerima and is named after a film that they produced. It specializes in videos, books, and programming about and by people of African descent around the world. 71 more words

Politics & Prose Bookstore & Coffeehouse

Main room (from front).

Main room (from rear).

Side room.

Signed copies.

Coffeehouse in basement (along with children’s section).

Front of store from Connecticut Avenue. … 222 more words

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

Kramerbooks & Afterwords has been open since 1976 and is considered one of DC’s most cherished indie bookstores. Open late every night, it offers a wide variety of books, a cafe and bar, hundreds of events throughout the year, and book clubs. 43 more words

East City Bookshop

Since opening on April 30, 2016, East City Bookshop has become a gathering place for book lovers of all ages. They also offer a selection of toys, gifts, art supplies, and bookish items. 45 more words

Potter's House

original Potter’s House storefront

Potter’s House is a nonprofit cafe, bookstore, and event space in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. They have been open since 1960 and offer a place for “deeper conversation, creative expression, and community transformation.” Their cafe offers brunch on the weekends and a daily lunch menu–all vegetarian friendly. 51 more words

The Greatest Gift by Rachael Johns

There was a great article about Rachael Johns and The Greatest Gift in The West Australian on Wednesday 1 November. If you want to read the whole article, check it out… 51 more words

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