On September 27, I had the pleasure of attending author James McBride’s talk at the Baltimore Book Festival. The SRO (standing room only) crowd proved that I’m not the only one in Maryland who is a big fan of Mr. McBride’s work. (more…)
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The air is crisper, jackets are back, and when you look at the leaves, they’re just beginning to turn. It must be…Book Festival season once again!
The three main book festivals in our area are the Baltimore Book Festival September 25, 26 and 27, the National Book Festival September 26 and the Capital Book Festival October 3.
Of all three, I’m most excited about the Baltimore Book Festival since it takes place in the lovely Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore and because author James McBride (of Song Yet Sung) will be speaking Sunday, September 27 at noon. Other authors I’d love to see are Gwen Ifill, Ralph Nader and Maureen McCormick (Marsha Brady)! See www.baltimorebookfestival.com for details. (more…)
If you’ve read this year’s One Maryland One Book selection, A Hope in the Unseen, you’re familiar with the engrossing story of Cedric Jennings’ journey from the inner city to the Ivy League. But do you know the story behind the story? You do if you were one of the 2008 Baltimore Book Festival attendees who crowded under the tent to hear Hope author Ron Suskind! (more…)