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Rest in Peace, Jacques Morgan, cantankerous owner of Adams Morgan’s Idle Time Books [Post]

In other book news: Brandon Gentry‘s e-book Capitol Contingency, a history of D.C.’s punk-rock scene between 1991 and 1999, came out last week. [Twitter]

The Washington Post rolls out its annual “Best of” issue [Post]

D.C. used to be a city of “art, letters, and bohemians”? [DCist]

The National Archives will display the Emancipation Proclamation in its east rotunda between Dec. 30 and Jan. 1 [Washingtonian]