Posts Tagged ‘Booknotes’
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
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.
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.
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 […]
Mason Jar Press is an independent press based out of Baltimore since 2014. It specializes in in handmade, limited edition chapbooks and full-length publications featuring strong, straight-forward poetry and prose that’s just a little off. Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Ian Anderson, and Assistant Editor, Natalie Ko, came in to talk about what’s new. […]
This February, the annual conference of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs is taking place in Washington D.C. Writer and editor, Barbara Westwood Diehl, gives us some insight.
“My library shall be for all, rich and poor without distinction of race or color.” – Enoch Pratt Enoch Pratt’s gift to Baltimore City is in a time of transition, and Judy Cooper, Coordinator of Programs and Publications, is this month’s guest on Booknotes to talk about what’s […]
Award winning chef and restaurateur Spike Gjerde‘s latest venture is a new bookstore-café named Bird in Hand in Charles Village. It’s a delicious enterprise for book lovers.
Charles Darwin, Lord Kelvin, Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle, and Albert Einstein are scientific icons, so it’s easy to forget they were also humans – and, as we know from the saying,”to err is human.” Renowned astrophysicist and bestselling author Mario Livio has looked into some of their blunders.