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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
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 […]
April 2022 BookNotes Review Lineup Finding Me Viola Davis Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life Delia Ephron The Candy House Jennifer Egan French Braid Anne Tyler
Apprentice House Press will release the new novel by Baltimore writer, Eric D. Goodman, on Tuesday, April 17th. He talks here about this part romantic comedy/part buddy novel.
March 2022 BookNotes Review line-up Recitatif A STORY By Toni Morrison Introduction by Zadie Smith Time is a Mother Ocean Vuong Burning Questions ESSAYS AND OCCASIONAL PIECES, 2004 TO 2021 By Margaret Atwood
As the son of Irish immigrants, the poet, writer, and musician Terence Patrick Winch has been part of Irish-American cultural life, with his work sometimes taking its subject matter from his upbringing in a Bronx immigrant neighborhood. Here, he shares some of the words and traditions of that cultural life. P R A Y E R […]
Another jewel in the crown of indie bookstores in the Baltimore area opened up in Northeast Baltimore just last November. They are Booknotes underwriters, Snug Books, co-owned by Katie Beltz and Emanuel Figueroa, who are life partners as well as being business partners. It was a pleasure to talk to them about their vision.
With Martin Luther King Jr. Day coming up on January 17th, poet, writer, and literary activist. E. Ethelbert Miller, explores the way that Dr. King’s life and poetic speeches have influenced American poetry. LOOK AT THAT GIRL Look at that girl shake that thing, We can’t all be Martin Luther King. […]
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday are behind us, and the season of goodwill is here! I spoke with Emily Miller, Manager at Greedy Reads, about her excitement list. Emily’s pick.
Marking Veterans Days this month, the guest for November’s edition of Booknotes is Rafe Posey, talking about his debut novel The Stars We Share.