Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category

Mar. 01 2024

Ben Tanzer’s “Missing” on BookNotes

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        Author, podcaster, publicist, and teacher, Ben Tanzer, is out with his latest novel, The Missing, from 7.13 Books. It was my pleasure to catch up with Ben by phone from Chicago.            

Feb. 16 2024

BookNotes Review February 2024

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    Medgar & Myrlie: Medgar Evers and the Love Story That Awakened America Joy-Ann Reid Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History Philippa Gregory Wandering Stars Tommy Orange Fourteen Days The Authors Guild, Margaret Atwood, Douglas Preston  

Feb. 02 2024

BookNotes marks Black History Month

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        The poet and speechwriter, Terry Edmonds, whose latest collection is Question Marks published by DARKLIGHT PUBLISHING, has had a life journey from the projects in Baltimore, to being chief speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, and beyond. I invited him to be my guest for this edition of BookNotes during Black History […]

Jan. 19 2024

BookNotes Review January 2024

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  Diva Daisy Goodwin The Wharton Plot Mariah Fredericks The Queen of Sugar Hill ReShonda Tate This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets Edited by Kwame Alexander The Showman: Inside the Invasion That Shook the World and Made a Leader of Volodymyr Zelensky Simon Shuster  

Jan. 05 2024

BMore Art’s “City of Artists” on BookNotes

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  Since 2015, BMore Art has been the go-to magazine for arts and culture in Baltimore. Now, they are out with their first full-length book, City of Artists, highlighting personal reflections and portfolios from the city’s writers and artists. I spoke to BMore Arts Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Cara Ober.    

Dec. 17 2023

BookNotes Review December 2023

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Absolution Alice McDermott Homicide: The Graphic Novel Part II David Simon Illustrated by Philippe Squarzoni Becoming Ella Fitzgerald: The Jazz Singer Who Transformed American Song Judith Tick Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning Liz Cheney  

Dec. 01 2023

An epistolary novel with a difference on BookNotes

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        J. Wynn Rousuck, theater critic at WYPR and former theater critic at The Baltimore Sun, is out with her first novel, Please Write, from Bancroft Press. After all these years, it was a pleasure to talk to her in person.  

Nov. 17 2023

BookNotes Review November 2023

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My Name is Barbra Barbra Streisand To Free the Captives: A Plea for the American Soul Tracy K. Smith The Revolutionary Temper: Paris, 1748-1789 Robert Darnton Day: A Novel Michael Cunningham  

Nov. 03 2023

Glazed With War: honoring Veterans Day on BookNotes

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      On Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11 at 7 p.m., the Iranian-American poet, writer, and graphic designer, Pantea Amin Tofangchi, will launch her poetry collection, Glazed With War, published by Mason Jar Press. It will be my pleasure and privilege to be in conversation with Pantea at her launch and, by way of a sneak preview, […]

Oct. 20 2023

BookNotes Review October 2023

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Let Us Descend Jesmyn Ward Mary and the Birth of Frankenstein Anne Eekhout Translated by Laura Watkinson The Exchange John Grisham Worthy Jada Pinkett Smith Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon Michael Lewis  

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