At the center of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful sits Elliot, an Iraq combat veteran struggling to acclimate to life back at home in Philadelphia while working as a Subway sandwich artist. His emotional challenges collide with a group of drug addicts leaning on each other for support in an online chat room. As the [...]
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Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, June 10: Aparna Nancherla and Shahryar Rizvi at The Heritage Center at the United States Navy Memorial
Aparna Nancherla is an excellent stand-up and sadly, no longer a D.C. resident. Shahryar Rizvi is a very good stand-up and is an ideal opener for [...]
in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.
1. Erotic Poems by E. E. Cummings, edited by George James Firmage:
Here's the scenario: You're a sensitive, awkward, bookish, slightly pimply, bespectacled, D.C.-based high school sophomore who's allergic to gluten. Valentine's Day is over but, by some miracle, you just met a member of [...]