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U.S. Book Festival Opens With 100+ Authors In D.C.

The National Book Festival is opening with more than 100 authors and thousands of visitors on the National Mall in Washington.

09/22/2012

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Lawyer Pens Book On Political Conventions History

Like a lot of lawyers, Stan M. Haynes loves to read American history. Unlike most lawyers, Haynes loves it so much he’s written a book about it.

08/20/2012

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5 Must-Read Books By Baltimore Authors

No offense to Edgar Allan Poe, but we have “quoth the raven, nevermore,” too often to count. To truly appreciate Baltimore literature, one must look at a wide array of books from local authors whose voices represent the beautiful intricacies of a city with much personality.

06/25/2012

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Md. Comic Book Dealers See Demand For Marvel

Bernie Coletta has already seen “The Avengers,” and if his nephew has his way, he will see it again.

06/05/2012

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Former Edgewater Resident Gets Books To Thailand

With a big assist from Parole Rotary, former Edgewater resident Robert Lieberman will fill the learning center he helped build outside Bangkok with books.

05/25/2012

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Md. Woman Repairs Bibles And Other Treasured Books

Tawn O’Connor’s mission is to sand off the rough edges and wipe away the scars of age as she resurrects old family Bibles, giving them new life.

12/29/2011

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Donations Will Fund 4 New City School Libraries

As public funds continue to tighten, public schools feel the squeeze. But there’s now a bit of relief.

12/05/2011

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Enoch Pratt Free Library Holds ‘Running Of The Books’

With millions of items to keep track of, the Enoch Pratt Free Library has found a fun way to get rid of the things it no longer needs.

12/02/2011

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Best Maryland Cookbooks

It’s no secret Marylanders love their food, and these featured cookbooks (both old and new) will help you create your favorite Maryland recipes right in your own home. Have a favorite Maryland cookbook not listed here? Let us know where to find it in the comments section below.

11/30/2011

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Blog: Sweetness

Today we interviewed Jeff Pearlman the author of Sweetness The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton. I’ve got to be completely honest, I was prepared to hate the book and question the author about why he would write such a negative portrayal after the man died.

10/05/2011

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Prosecutors Dispute Bomb Plot Suspect’s Claims

Prosecutors claim Antonio Martinez, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Maryland, confessed to trying to blow up a recruiting center in Catonsville as payback for what he believed was a war on Islam.

09/28/2011

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National Book Festival Expands To 2 Days This Year

Actress Julianne Moore, radio host Garrison Keillor, and TV’s Hoda Kotb and Jim Lehrer are among the more than 100 bestselling authors, illustrators and poets who are joining the National Book Festival this year.

09/22/2011

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