Tracey Garvis Graves lands two-book deal After her self-published debut, On the Island, became a best seller (it's No. 26 n USA TODAY's list), Tracey Garvis Graves quit her bank job to write full time. Now she's found a publisher — or a publisher found her. Penguin will announce ... 06/13/2012 - 9:01 pm | View Link
9 MONDAY | 7 P. M. Jessica Alexander will discuss her book “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid,” about life as an aid worker, at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. $8. See “Five myths” on B2. Read full article >>
In his new book, David O. Stewart, a historian of the era of the American Revolution, changes not only his time period but also his genre: “ The Lincoln Deception” revolves around the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and it’s a novel, not a work of history. In fact, it’s not just a novel, but something of a murder mystery, even though there’s no mystery about the murder of Lincoln, who was shot in the head by disgruntled young actor John Wilkes Booth in Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865, just as the Civil War was finally coming to an end.