Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category

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

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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 […]

Jun. 08 2019

D. Watkins speaks for black America on Booknotes

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    Award winner author, D. Watkins, is out with a new book, We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. He speaks to Booknotes.          

May. 04 2019

All the Fierce Tethers with Lia Purpura on Booknotes

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  Poet and essayist, Lia Purpura, has come out with a new essay collection from Sarabande Books. She is our guest this month.      

Apr. 16 2019

The world’s oldest paper

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My publisher at Green Writers Press is floating the idea of printing Old New Worlds on hemp—and my instinctive response of “oo!” has quickly turned to Google. “Hemp hurds are favorable in comparison with those used with pulp wood.” – Jason L. Merrill, U.S. Department of Agriculture chief scientist in 1916 So what on earth is […]

Apr. 06 2019

CityLit on Booknotes

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The CityLit Project, whose mission is to create enthusiasm for literary arts  in Baltimore and throughout Maryland, is presetnting its 16th CityLit Festival this month. Writer and Board Member, Lisa Lance, has more.  

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