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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday we pulled together some titles that illuminate the history and legacy of racism in America. From a biography of Dr. King in Manga format to Jesmyn Ward’s Le Chant des Revenants (Sing, Unburied, Sing) a beautiful novel that explores the legacy of slavery across three generations of a Mississippi family, we hope you find a story that helps you feel a connection with the great man and the injustices lived by Black Americans that he so bravely fought to correct.

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Bonne Année 2023, and Thank you for an Amazing 2022!

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BONNE ANNEE 2023 by Bonjour Books DC

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⭐Our talented local authors!⭐

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⭐For a truly unique gift: how about a book by one of our talented local authors!⭐✍We are huge supporters of local authors who have written books in French or books in English about France, the French language and related topics.📚We even have an entire section in the store devoted to them which we like to call "Les Écrivains du Coin"From murder mysteries to autobiographies --there are so many styles and genres to choose from. See a brief list and description below and swipe left to see some of the covers.En FrançaisJoe Biden - THE French language biography of reference of...

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Book Signing + Wine Tasting @ Kensington Antique Row Holiday Open House THIS Friday 7-9pm!

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Join us this Friday December 2 from 7-9pm during the Kensington Antique Row Holiday Open House!🍷🧾This year we are excited to be partnering with our neighbors at the Deli Club restaurant for a special evening of French books and wine!  Receive a 10% coupon to spend at Deli Club when you purchase from Bonjour Books, and vice versa!At Bonjour Books, we will have all our best books and other gift items out for holiday shipping inspiration: Paris, Asterix and Little Prince, Maxim's chocolates, Henaff, Lu, & other French gourmet treats, unique items from our favorite Parisian makers and much, much more!Deli Club...

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Marc Levy Visit --c'etait FANTASTIQUE!

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Yesterday at 5pm Marc Levy talked to our captive audience of local customers and fans about the real life characters that inspired his children’s book series, Le Petit Voleur d’Ombres, then mingled with everyone while signing books.(A special thanks to our amazing Kensington neighbors @girls.who.paint for renting us their fantastic space for this event!)Then we were off to the the French Embassy where Carole Geneix engaged Marc in a fascinating discussion of his career, after the showing of the film Mes Amis, Mes Amour (adapted from Marc’s book).Throughout the evening attendees browsed our selection of hundreds of Marc Levy books for sale...

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