CoverSpy DC

A team of book nerds hits the metro, streets, parks, and bars to find out what DC is reading now. A chapter of the agency based in New York. Always recruiting.
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Complexity, @MitchWaldrop (F, 20s, heavy cabled sweater, boots, red hair and freckles, Dupont Circle)

Complexity, @MitchWaldrop (F, 20s, heavy cabled sweater, boots, red hair and freckles, Dupont Circle)

My Life in France, Julia Child (F, 20s, greyish blue dress, steampunk necklace, white tennis shoes, Dupont Circle)

My Life in France, Julia Child (F, 20s, greyish blue dress, steampunk necklace, white tennis shoes, Dupont Circle)

Past Perfect, Susan Isaacs (M, 30s, bright blue backpack, on phone in Italian?, stuck book in bag, walking down NH)

Past Perfect, Susan Isaacs (M, 30s, bright blue backpack, on phone in Italian?, stuck book in bag, walking down NH)

Lincoln and Douglas, Allen C. Guelzo (M, 30s, navy polo, jeans, underlining heavily, Dupont Circle)

Lincoln and Douglas, Allen C. Guelzo (M, 30s, navy polo, jeans, underlining heavily, Dupont Circle)

The Art of Racing in the Rain, @GarthStein (M, 20s, super fidgety, Yale hockey cap, camping backpack between legs, Xerox receipt stuck in book, asked spy what I was reading on my phone, said he couldn’t quite describe his book but he was really enjoying it, Red Line)

The Art of Racing in the Rain, @GarthStein (M, 20s, super fidgety, Yale hockey cap, camping backpack between legs, Xerox receipt stuck in book, asked spy what I was reading on my phone, said he couldn’t quite describe his book but he was really enjoying it, Red Line)

1971, @SrinathRaghava2 (M, 40s, pale green shirt, eyeing where train doors would land, boarding Blue Line at Capitol South)

1971, @SrinathRaghava2 (M, 40s, pale green shirt, eyeing where train doors would land, boarding Blue Line at Capitol South)

Kafka on the Shore, @HarukiMurakami_ (F, 20s, short red boots, breaks to text, crazy quilt bag, Dupont Circle)

Kafka on the Shore, @HarukiMurakami_ (F, 20s, short red boots, breaks to text, crazy quilt bag, Dupont Circle)

Examining the Scriptures Daily (F, 40s, floral dress, coral cardigan, bright yellow reusable shopping bag, Orange Line)

Examining the Scriptures Daily (F, 40s, floral dress, coral cardigan, bright yellow reusable shopping bag, Orange Line)

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn (F, 20s, empty Starbucks cup, big watch, front section folded over, Dupont Circle)

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn (F, 20s, empty Starbucks cup, big watch, front section folded over, Dupont Circle)

Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, Allen C. Guelzo (M, 60s, sitting at bar @RightProperBeer, earplugs in, bike helmet on bar)
Title Unknown, Author Unknown (M, 40s, font set large, navy wifebeater, cut-off jeans, Dupont Circle)

Title Unknown, Author Unknown (M, 40s, font set large, navy wifebeater, cut-off jeans, Dupont Circle)

Me Before You, @Jojomoyes (F, 30s, @DCPL copy, pink bookmark, navy maxidress and bag, mouth slightly open, 96 bus)

Me Before You, @Jojomoyes (F, 30s, @DCPL copy, pink bookmark, navy maxidress and bag, mouth slightly open, 96 bus)

China Goes West, @JoelBackaler (M, 30s, Starbucks cup of water, heavily annotating, slumped on bench, Dupont Circle)
Dark Places, Gillian Flynn (F, 30s, blue and white dress, hair in bun, carrying travel mug, looking composed, near Dupont Circle)

Dark Places, Gillian Flynn (F, 30s, blue and white dress, hair in bun, carrying travel mug, looking composed, near Dupont Circle)

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy (M, 30s, green/white plaid tie, silver ring on index finger, sunglasses, Dupont Circle)

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy (M, 30s, green/white plaid tie, silver ring on index finger, sunglasses, Dupont Circle)