Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category
In the New Year we can look forward to new books by local writers, and some hidden gems. Here is Ann Berlin from The Ivy Bookshop with some guidelines. Laura Lipman’s Sunburn Sujata Massey’s Widows of Malabar Dan Fesperman’s Safe Houses Hotel Silence by Audur Ava Olafsdottir
Earle Havens is the guest on Booknotes this month. He is a Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, and talks about a special Biblomania exhibition at the Peabody Library.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 was awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.” Dr. Dianne Scheper of Johns Hopkins University shares her views for Booknotes.
Gavin Witt is the Director of Dramaturgy at Baltimore Center Stage. But what, exactly, is dramaturgy? Luckily, he knows, and he can enlighten us.
In his new book, due for release by Johns Hopkins University Press later this year, Jason Rudy suggests that the poetry of Victorian-era Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Canada was vitally engaged in the social and political work of settlement in those countries.
Don Lee is the author of a story collection and four novels. His latest novel, published by Norton this summer, is called Lonesome Lies Before Us, its title inspired by brooding lyrics of the alt-country movement.
Ink Press Productions in Baltimore is a collaborative project devoted to the community of book art. Its founders and curators are Tracy Dimond and Amanda McCormick, and they came to talk about their vision.
It was a pleasure to speak with three curators and conservators from the Walters Art Museum – Abigail Quandt, Head of Book and Paper Conservation, Lynley Anne Herbert, Assistant Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Cathie Magee, post-graduate fellow in book conservation – about a project to conserve a manuscript of great historical significance. […]
Maryland native, Deborah Rudacille, author of The Scalpel and the Butterfly, The Riddle of Gender, and Roots of Steel, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. She came to talk to Booknotes about the honor.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is celebrating artists’ books and book arts in an exhibition called Off the Shelf: Modern & Contemporary Artists’ Books. The exhibition of 130+ works, more than half of which have never been exhibited at the BMA before, has been curated by Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs, Rena […]