Busboys and Poets Books is having a holiday sale! For one week, all books will be 10% off. Need last minute holiday gifts? A good read for the upcoming winter solstice? Come in and get a few books for the children in your life, something to help you brush up on some social justice, or wine down with some poetry. We have something for all the book lovers in your life. Don’t forget to get something for yourself!

Some of our staff picks include:

Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa by Donna L. Washington

The 100 Best African American Poems edited by Nikki Giovanni

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

Engage in open talks about race with A.C.T.O.R.

Engage in open talks about race with A.C.T.O.R.

As the upcoming presidential election nears, we are hearing the usual buzzwords: “economy,” “jobs,” “health care,” but now we are forced to deal with a matter that makes many Americans uncomfortable and fidgety.

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Andy Shallal

Founder/CEO Andy Shallal is an artist, social entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Busboys and Poets, a restaurant group in the Washington Metropolitan area where art, culture and politics intentionally collide over mindfully sourced food, drinks, books and event programming. With six, soon to be seven locations in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, Busboys and Poets has … Continued

7. Cuba – the unveiling of the plaque

Follow along for the Busboys and Poets Travel Tribe’s Cultural Exchange trip to Cuba (July 6-13, 2022) By Andy Shallal (@andyshallal CEO/Founder, Busboys and Poets) Nicolas Guillen’s office overlooks the lush gardens of the Union of Writers and Artists. It is frozen in time. The rotary telephone. The Royal typewriter. Even the original chair and desk. … Continued