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mapletree7

Aren't the Patterson books set in DC?

Nancy

Christina Stead's "The Man Who Loved Children."

More recently, Carnivore Diet and Mother of Sorrows.

Billy

Everything by George Pelecanos. The fabulous story collection "Contenders" by Terence Winch, most of which are set in DC.

Ron

Forty Shades of Rain and Fifty Degrees Below by Kim Stanley Robinson. A gay romantic comedy by somebody whose name escapes me called Dupont Circle. The novels by Wonkette and Washingtonienne. At least two or three novels by Gore Vidal.

Billy

Dupont Circle is by Paul Kafka-Gibbons. Speaking of gay romantic comedies, Fool's Errand and Endangered Species, both by Louis Bayard.

matt

"Sam the Cat and Other Stories" by Matthew Klam.

Richard

Edward Jones's new book, ALL AUNT HAGAR'S CHILDREN. And don't forget Faye Moskowitz, whose essays are oftentimes set in DC. (Thanks, Nacy, for thinking of me!)

Genevieve

Cupid and Diana, by Christina Bartolomeo.

Genevieve

And Christopher Buckley's books: Thank You For Smoking, The White House Mess, Little Green Men, etc.

margaret

heartburn by nora ephron - most washingtonian of them all

Richard

And another one came to me: Mark Merlis's MAN ABOUT TOWN.

Chris

# District of Columbia by John Dos Passos(1952). Three-volume set includes

* Adventures of a Young Man (1939)
* Number One (1943)
* The Grand Design (1949)

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