Bard’s Alley to hold day of events to mark Independent Bookstore Day

Michael Dranove Around Town, Books & Literature

Now in its 5th year, Independent Book Store Day uses the last Saturday of each April to recognize book stores across the country for the important role they play in local communities. Vienna’s Bard’s Alley has been a community meeting place since it opened in 2017, and it is currently home to 7 book clubs, a poetry open mic night, …

New book from Vienna’s David Baldacci

Michael Dranove Books & Literature

Born in Richmond and currently living in Vienna, David Baldacci burst into the literary world in 1996 with his first book, the mystery/thriller:  Absolute Power.  The sizzling novel was a smash hit, and the next year it was turned into a movie starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, and Ed Harris. Today, Baldacci is the author of more than 40 novels, …

David Baldacci’s “End Game” Continues Adventures of Will Robie

Tysons Today Books & Literature, Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

A once practicing lawyer in Washington D.C. for nine years, David Baldacci found fame with the publication of his first novel, “Absolute Power” in 1996—a story that would gain further prominence as a Clint Eastwood movie. Once his book became a success, he set aside his law career and over the next 21 years would write 34 best-selling novels, translated into more than 45 …