Learn more of those renowned authors who were born, raised or currently live in Charm City.
Do you want to read books by some of the best authors in Maryland? They include Madison Smartt Bell, Jessica Anya Blau, Taylor Branch, Tom Clancy, Larry Doyle, Dan Fesperman, Stephen Hunter, Laura Lippman, Jen Michalski, Nora Roberts, Natalie Standiford, Anne Tyler and Elissa Brent Weissman.
With crabs, history, crime and football, the personality of Baltimore is multifaceted. As such, books about Charm City reflect the varying aspects, from times gone by to more recent developments, both in fiction and non-fiction alike. These are the best books about Baltimore, perfect for locals and visitors alike.
Fine taste shouldn’t have to come with high prices. When it comes to art, it’s all about perspective, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Look locally for unique yet affordable art for the home, office or even as a gift at the best places in Baltimore to buy art on the cheap.
Marty Bass had “Coffee With” author Laura Lippman. Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about Dining Out For Life.
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.
Baltimore celebrates its16th book festival this weekend in the four parks that surround the Washington Monument. On Friday, Sept. 23, at noon, the free festival kicks off at Monument and Charles Streets and runs until Sunday at 7 p.m. More than 100 nationally renowned, celebrity and local authors will be featured according to the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, which produces the festival.
Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about Miss Shirley’s Food Truck being nominated for America’s Favorite Food Truck by Food Network. Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Laura Lippman. They talked about her new book, “The Most Dangerous Thing.”
Are you looking for new releases by Maryland authors to read this summer? There are upcoming releases by Laura Lippman and Anne Tyler, plus recent releases by Madison Smartt Bell and Elissa Brent Weissman.