Archive for the ‘Booknotes’ Category
The latest independent bookstore to open in Baltimore is Charm City Books in the Pigtown neighborhood. Here is founder-owner, Daven Ralston.
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.
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.
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.
The Ivy Bookshop is moving! But only a few blocks south on Falls Road. Owner, Emma Snyder is excited about the future.
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.
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 […]
Award winning author, D. Watkins, is out with a new book, We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. He speaks to Booknotes.
Poet and essayist, Lia Purpura, has come out with a new essay collection from Sarabande Books. She is our guest this month.
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 […]