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  • H.L. Mencken, Small Press Expo, Laura Lippman, and more.

    Sept. 8 Celebrate one of Baltimore's greatest writers, H.L. Mencken, with the annual Mencken Day at the Central Branch of the Pratt Library . Sept. 14 Renowned graphic novelist Daniel Clowes and Alvin Buenaventura sign the retrospective of Clowes' work...
  • Experimental writing that aims for a broad audience

    Megan McShea recognizes the importance of established order. Before moving to Baltimore in 2000, she worked as a film and photography researcher for a historical collection. Once here, she held a position for a few years in MICA's slide library before...
  • The strangest questions Amy Webb has ever seen

    Amy Webb's Facebook page shows that, over the last couple weeks, she has been interviewed by CNN, the Guardian, 20/20, Good Morning America, Marketplace, and a slew of other media outlets, all about her book Data, a Love Story (Dutton). In the book,...
  • Jamilah Barnes Creekmur writes about growing up in Baltimore with her single mom--who loved a married man

    Jamilah Barnes Creekmur Participating exhibitor, 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details “You know how it feels when you have a lump in the back of your throat?” Jamilah Barnes Creekmur asks as she talks...
  • In Her Own Write

    Peacock-proud rock writers like to point toward the wild late 1960s and early ’70s as a time when critics’ voices and writing really let the shit fly. But by the time the boys were making noise about rock ‘n’ roll in Crawdaddy!,...
  • New book documents Charm City's extensive jazz history

    A few Music at the Crossroads authors talk about the book Baltimore Book Festival Sept. 26 from 6-7 p.m. See baltimorebookfestival.com for details. Baltimore’s jazz contributions might have been somewhat eclipsed by more recent music phenomena,...
  • James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg, but he manages to inhabit the poet's idiosyncratic skin

    Howl Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman Opens Oct. 29 at the Charles Theatre First off: James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg. Not saying Ginsberg was ugly—it’s difficult to think of another American writer who...
  • The writer and illustrator talk about their collection of short stories Genghis Cum

    Violet Glaze and Josh Meyers read from and sign I Am Genghis Cum Atomic Books Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. For more information visit atomicbooks.com Writer Violet Glaze and illustrator Josh Meyers slide quietly into a coffeeshop corner table on a weekday...
  • City Paper's annual holiday gift guide

    Yes, we know, things are still a little tight for most folks. And while it’s the thought that counts and all that, you’re probably going to need to figure out something to put in a box to represent that fond thought for at least some of the...
  • Ninja Tune leans too heavily on outsiders for its imperfect anniversary comp

    Various Artists XX Ninja Tune What if Ninja Tune were more like Kompakt? The German techno label releases a two-CD compilation of new material every year-Total, now on volume 11, which is friskier than usual-and brings in the occasional brand-name...
  • Another Arthur Miller play wanders through the minefield of the nuclear family

    All My Sons By Arthur Miller At Everyman Theatre through Dec. 12 The truth is a double-edged sword, Chris Keller learns in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. It’s easy to be a crusader for truth when it coincides with your goals, such as marrying...
  • Will print-on-demand technology save publishing or deliver its final death blow?

    “It’s a platform to engage with people,” Ellen Lupton says. “It was never meant to be a bestseller.” The MICA professor/graphic designer/DIY publishing guru is talking about Sexy Librarian, the debut novel by Julia Weist...