Posts Tagged ‘The Ivy Bookshop’

Sep. 03 2016

September means the Baltimore Book Festival

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

    The annual Baltimore Book Festival, having outgrown Mt. Vernon Square, will be at the Inner Harbor again this year, from September 23-25. Programming partners include The Ivy Bookshop, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and CityLit Project. CityLit’s new Executive Director, Carla du Pree, came in to talk about that and more for Booknotes. […]

Jul. 02 2016

Booknotes catering to all demographics

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

            “The older the better” is the motto of Passager, a journal and an imprint publishing the work of writers over 50 … and over 60, 70, 80, 90, . . . Kendra Kopelke, co-editor, came in to talk about the publication.        

Jun. 04 2016

Writing letters for Booknotes

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Stephen Dixon, past Johns Hopkins faculty member and prolific novelist, will present his latest novel at The Ivy on June 15th. He came to talk about it for WBJC’s Booknotes.    

Apr. 02 2016

The Ivy launches “The Letter Writer”

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          Baltimore writer, Dan Fesperman, is launching his 10th book at The Ivy on Tuesday, April 19th, 7pm. He came to talk to Booknotes about this “gripping and atmospheric” mystery.            

Feb. 06 2016

Booknotes and the issue of ContamiNation

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

McKay Jenkins learned the hard way what toxic contamination can do to our bodies. And he’s written a book about it.      

Jan. 02 2016

Booknotes goes to the Symphony

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

            To mark their centennial, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra called on one of their own to write a book tracing their history. Here is oboist, Michael Lisicky.  

Dec. 05 2015

Baltimore folklorist, Rafael Alvarez

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

        Rafael Alvarez, one of Baltimore’s great storytellers, is releasing a new book this month. He came to talk about it for Booknotes.      

Nov. 15 2015

Booknotes at The Ivy

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

                          Sujata Massey listens as Stanley Trollop (one half of the writing duo, Michael Stanley) reads from A Death in the Family, during a conversation on Friday about the latest in the Detective Kubu mystery series set in Botswana. And, speaking of family, […]

Nov. 07 2015

The first Booknotes on WBJC!

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

The Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road is underwriting our new interview series devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local authors — everything to do with books. The interviews air the first Friday of each month at 5.15 p.m. on my air shift, and the first Saturday of the […]

Oct. 30 2015

A new series about the world of books

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs, Interviews | 1 Comment

The Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road is underwriting a new interview series on WBJC devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local and national authors — everything to do with books. I’ll be hosting, and Booknotes will air the first Friday of each month at 5.15 p.m. on […]

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