Fiction, Great Reads in Great Places Great Reads in Great Places: Washington D.C. March 13, 2017March 13, 2017by LaurenLeave a Comment on Great Reads in Great Places: Washington D.C. If you want something gritty, smart and noir - head to New York. Trashy, seedy crime? L.A. But backstabbing political intrigue… There is nowhere that tops the beating heart of the US establishment - Washington D.C.