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Ron Charles
I write about books at The Washington Post. Ron.Charles@washpost.com
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Ron Charles 32m
Replying to @NinaTotenberg
The alleged billionaire is used to imagining his whims are emergencies.
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Meredith Schwartz 15h
I need more reviewers for space science fiction and epic/high fantasy. Anyone interested? No pay, but free books before they come out & byline. Short reviews (under 200 words). Library experience preferred. Details and application here:
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Ron Charles 19h
"Trump can be combustible and sometimes acts rashly when he feels cornered, so some Republican senators spent recent days on the phone, soothing him and trying to persuade him to hold his fire." Such a shame Nigel Hawthorne can't play him in the movie.
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Ron Charles 19h
"The Handmaid's Tale" Is Filming on the National Mall and the photos are a glimpse of our near future:
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Ron Charles 19h
Replying to @MauraJudkis
Sounds ruff!
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Ron Charles 20h
A conundrum in this week's Book Club newsletter: "Over the past 20 years, I’ve seen book sections ignore or miss all kinds of titles that were taking the country by storm, e.g. romance, self-help & devotional books. Is that a problem?" To subscribe:
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Ron Charles 22h
Latest Book World newsletter: • 30 years since the fatwa against Rushdie. • Toni Morrison's 88th birthday. • Physical books aren't dying after all. • Why don't we review the books most people actually read? • Elinor Lipman gets zeitgeisty. Subscribe:
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Ron Charles Feb 14
You make this too easy.
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Ron Charles Feb 14
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Elinor Lipman begins her 10th appearance ⁦⁩, reading from “Good Riddance.”
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Happy Totally Hip Valentine’s Day to all!
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Ron Charles Feb 14
“Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said, “I don’t want the next national emergency to be that some Democrat president says we have to build transgender bathrooms in every elementary school in America.” I’ll never understand conservatives’ obsession. with bathrooms
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Ron Charles Feb 14
“A republic — if you can keep it.” Oh well, it was fun while it lasted.
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Well, this sets up a convenient precedent when the next Democratic president responds to *actual* emergencies.
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Ron Charles Feb 14
I’m going this weekend. Front row seats... ⁦⁩ makes me think maybe I should wear a smock:
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Ron Charles Feb 14
There are no words “The dom­i­nant view in the Vat­i­can was that the Amer­i­cans were go­ing too far in tack­ling sex abuse.”
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Huh....funny. It doesn’t feel like “a good thing” that my taxes went up to help pay for Trump’s Millionaires Tax Cut. But then I’m not a Treasury official.
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Replying to @OllieGreenall
Isn't it just perfect?
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Ron Charles Feb 14
The End -- the 23 most unforgettable last sentences in fiction:
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Ron Charles Feb 14
Replying to @christian_ham
Principia College in Elsah, Ill.
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