Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category

May. 21 2022

BookNotes Review May 2022

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on BookNotes Review May 2022

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

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on BookNotes seeks out The Lost Weekend

  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 […]

Apr. 16 2022

BookNotes Review April 2022

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on BookNotes Review April 2022

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  

Apr. 02 2022

BookNotes finds itself amongst the Wrecks and Ruins

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    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.        

Mar. 19 2022

BookNotes Review March 2022

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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  

Mar. 05 2022

Booknotes marks St. Patrick’s Day 🍀

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on Booknotes marks St. Patrick’s Day 🍀

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  […]

Feb. 05 2022

Booknotes’s new underwriter, Snug Books

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on Booknotes’s new underwriter, Snug Books

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.  

Jan. 08 2022

Honoring MLK on Booknotes

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      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. […]

Dec. 04 2021

Booknotes gets into the holiday spirit

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes | Comments Off on Booknotes gets into the holiday spirit

      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.                

Nov. 06 2021

Booknotes honors Veterans

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        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.        

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