News & Politics

4 New DC Books We’re Excited to Read

Works by Martin Baron, Angie Kim, and more.

Collision of Power

by Martin Baron

The former top editor at the Washington Post spills on his eventful tenure, which began not long before Jeff Bezos bought the paper.


Happiness Falls

by Angie Kim

A father/husband disappears at the start of this novel from the Northern Virginia writer, kicking off a story that’s part mystery, part family drama.


Differ We Must

by Steve Inskeep

The longtime NPR host tells Abraham Lincoln’s story in an intriguing way: through 16 significant encounters he had with people who disagreed with him.


Klan War

by Fergus M. Bordewich

DC-based historian Bordewich explores President Ulysses S. Grant’s effort to take on the Ku Klux Klan, which arose in the wake of the Civil War.

This article appears in the October 2023 issue of Washingtonian.