Madison Smartt Bell
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.
“I felt very much at home when I came here,” said poet Elizabeth Spires, who has lived in Baltimore for more than two decades. “This just felt right. They say there are certain places that are your home.” Spires wanted to live on the East Coast after growing up in Circleville, Ohio. The town’s name comes from the circular burying ground of the local Native American tribes.
Madison Smartt Bell lives on a quiet, tree lined Baltimore street. It is much like the street on which his character, Mike Devlin, resides in his novel, Ten Indians (1996).
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.