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Outside World

Locally-Inspired Beach Reads for Your Summer Trip

Fill your beach bags with these local writers, murder mysteries, and emotional tales.

Arts & Culture

In The Stacks

The Archive at Ida B’s Table aims to educate and inspire guests.

Home & Living

The City That Reads

The only thing better than reading a book is reading it with friends.

Arts District

My Favorite Baltimore Books of 2018

In no particular order, we recommend the must-read Baltimore books of the year.

The Chatter

Where to Find Best Local Gifts for Curious Kids

We parents are the original Secret Santas.

Arts & Culture

Novel Idea

Local free libraries spread the joy of reading across the city.

Arts & Culture

Carla Du Pree of CityLit Project Talks Local Literary Scene

Du Pree says one of her goals is to make literary art more inclusive and accessible to all communities.

Arts & Culture

The New Normal's

Waverly’s eclectic book and record store gets a new look.

Arts District

Local Orthodonist Co-Authors Children's Book on Overcoming Bullying

Before publishing the book, Dr. Stuart Sheer spent time helping children with cleft palates.

Arts District

Co_Lab Books Opens This Month in Old Goucher

When architects design a bookstore, aesthetics are the focus.

Home & Living

Color Pop

While a neutral look is always classic in home decor, adding a splash of color can bring a room to life.

The Chatter

Q&A with Astronaut Terry Virts

Virts's new book of showcases images and stories from his NASA career and Columbia childhood.

Arts District

Ten Not-To-Miss Events At The Baltimore Book Festival

The three-day celebration of all things literary returns to the Inner Harbor this weekend

Arts & Culture

The Book Thing Bounces Back

A Baltimore literary institution gets reborn, thanks to the community.

The Chatter

Officials Question Validity Of Book On Baltimore’s Drug War

University of Maryland professor says lessons should be learned from Pill City.

Arts & Culture

Jen Michalski Talks About New Novel

The longtime writer discusses her new novel, The Summer She Was Under Water.

On The Town

Mahaffey's Manager Writes Children's Book About Beer

Hophead Harry explains the process and science behind brewing beer.

Arts & Culture

​Q&A With Wil Haygood

The D.C. author talks about his latest book on Thurgood Marshall.

Arts & Culture

​Q&A with Marc Ferris

The author of Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America’s National Anthem talks about the anthem’s legacy and future.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: August 2014

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