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Posts published in “Day: November 19, 2020

Smithsonian closing museums and zoo again amid virus spike

In response to rising COVID-19 infection numbers, the Smithsonian Institution is indefinitely shutting down operations at all its facilities, effective Monday and affecting seven museums, plus the National Zoo

‘Shuggie Bain’ writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart has won the Booker Prize for fiction with “Shuggie Bain,” a novel about a boy’s turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow that was turned down by 32 publishers