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Judith Krummeck

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Judith is WBJC's afternoon host. Her full bio can be read here.

Aug. 06 2022

East Germany’s Stasi and America’s CIA on BookNotes

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        The 13th novel of spy craft and international intrigue by former foreign correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, Dan Fesperman, is called Winter Work, and it’s set during the chaotic first months after the Berlin Wall came down.            

Aug. 04 2022

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company almost has the key to the door

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Twenty years ago, a small group of gifted and optimistic artists opened a brand-new Shakespeare company in Ellicott City on a shoestring budget, and now the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is looking forward to a year-long 20th anniversary season. I spoke with Producing Executive Director, Lesley Malin.  

Jul. 20 2022

Shriver Hall’s ’22–’23 season

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      The Shriver Hall Concert Series is already looking ahead to its 2022–2023 season and Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, came in to talk about it.  

Jul. 16 2022

BookNotes Review July 2022

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JULY 2022 BOOKNOTES REVIEW LINEUP Joan A Novel of Joan of Arc Katherine J. Chen Agent Josephine American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy Damien Lewis James Patterson by James Patterson  The Stories of My Life Rebel with a Clause Tales and Tips from a Roving Grammarian  Ellen Jovin  

Jul. 02 2022

Baltimore’s Barbara Bourland on BookNotes

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        Barbara Bourland‘s third novel, The Force of Such Beauty, will be published by Dutton on July 19th, 2022. Barbara spoke to me about her latest genre-bending book.          

Jun. 18 2022

BookNotes Review June 2022

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JUNE 2022 BOOKNOTES REVIEW LINEUP BLACK BOY SMILE: A MEMOIR IN MOMENTS D. WATKINS THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY BRENDAN SLOCUMB LOST & FOUND KATHERYN SCHULZ I WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT HARVEY FIERSTEIN  

Jun. 11 2022

Iranian-American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani at Shriver Concerts

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In his mission to demonstrate that the harpsichord has a modern face too, Mahan Esfahani presents a program for the Shriver Hall Concert Series that marries Baroque with 21st-century composers.  

Jun. 04 2022

Award winning poet shares words about Juneteenth on BookNotes

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Juneteenth—June Nineteenth—will be observed as a public holiday for the second year on Monday, June 20th. Award-winning poet, Brian Donnell James, shares thoughts on how poetry contributes to this commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.   “Sweet Tones, Somber Tones” Sweet tones,…Somber tones in the night sky Me all alone with […]

May. 21 2022

BookNotes Review May 2022

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MAY 2022 BOOKNOTES REVIEW LINEUP THE NETANYAHUS JOSHUA COHEN INVISIBLE CHILD poverty, survival & hope in an american city ANDREA ELLIOTT THE TRAYVON GENERATION ELIZABETH ALEXANDER HAPPY-GO-LUCKY DAVID SEDARIS LIARMOUTH JOHN WATERS  

May. 07 2022

BookNotes seeks out The Lost Weekend

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  Since the Covid-19 pandemic, literary events have nearly disappeared. The Lost Weekend—hosted by Baltimore independent bookstore Greedy Reads in partnership with production friends The Stables—is reigniting the spark by bringing together the best of Baltimore’s literary voices and creative talent with the city’s most celebrated food and drinks vendors, May 13—15. I spoke with Greedy Reads […]

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