Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category

Apr. 04 2020

Taking care of precious books on Booknotes

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When I inherited this collection of Dickens novels from my mother, many of them were in sad disrepair–until I took them to be thoughtfully, carefully, and authentically repaired by Jennifer Jarvis, Book & Paper Conservator at Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries. This month on Booknotes we revisit the theme of preserving these precious objects.  

Mar. 07 2020

Booknotes on “The Understudy’s Handbook” and the 17th CityLit Festival

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Steven Leyva wears two hats to the Booknotes studio—poet and board member of the CityLity Project.  

Feb. 08 2020

The Daily Miracle on BookNotes

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        C. Fraser Smith‘s new book The Daily Miracle is a memoir of nearly 50 years in the newspaper business.  

Jan. 04 2020

Booknotes catches up with Baltimore’s newest indie bookstore

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    The latest independent bookstore to open in Baltimore is Charm City Books in the Pigtown neighborhood. Here is founder-owner, Daven Ralston.                                                      

Dec. 07 2019

Agatha Christie from the page to the stage on Booknotes

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Agatha Christie’s iconic detective story, Murder on the Orient Express, has been adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig. The Everyman Theatre’s Founding Artistic Director, Vincent Lancisi, directs.  

Nov. 02 2019

Baltimore Book Festival 2019

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  The annual Baltimore Book Festival—taking place at the Inner Harbor this weekend—is changing things up this year. Here is Santiago Nocera, Marketing & Communications Associate with the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.  

Oct. 05 2019

Setting the Family Free on Booknotes

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    On Booknotes this month, a novel that not only takes on a moral issue in a deeply suspenseful way, but does so from an intriguing and multi-faceted perspective. The latest book from Baltimore writer, Eric D. Goodman, is called Setting the Family Free.            

Sep. 07 2019

The Ivy tells Booknotes about their new home

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    The Ivy Bookshop is moving! But only a few blocks south on Falls Road. Owner, Emma Snyder is excited about the future.    

Aug. 03 2019

Book design on Booknotes

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      Graphic designer, Pantea Tofangchi, says she has books in her house that she may never read but she bought because she loves the way they look. Pantea talks to Booknotes about book design.          

Jul. 06 2019

Booknotes has some ideas about summer reading for children

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 3 Comments

Rona Sue London is the children’s book curator at The Ivy Bookshop. She has some recommendations for summer reading.                 Another book that Rona is very excited about, which we didn’t have time to discuss in the above interview, is a moving debut novel—The Benefits of Being an […]

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