The Book Escape
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.
It is difficult to think of the Native American people, the Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois,and hundreds of other tribes, without feeling sadness at all that was taken from them. Yet their cultures continue to thrive even today, as evident in literature, art and community events. As November is National Native American History month, it is the perfect time to learn about this unique aspect of American society.
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.
Are you looking for the best independent bookstores in Maryland? Try Atomic Books, The Book Escape, Constellation Books, Daedalus Books, Greetings & Readings, The Ivy, Kelmscott Bookshop, Mystery Loves Company, Normals Bookstore, Red Emma’s Bookstore/Coffeehouse or Ukazoo.
Everyone loves a great deal, especially in these troubled economic times. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice fun and style just because you can’t afford to blow your whole paycheck.