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  • Gregg Wilhelm finally steers his ambitious CityLit project into publishing

    CityLit At the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details Gregg Wilhelm has the right look for an independent publisher: He’s tall and lanky; he wears plastic-framed glasses; his hair is spiky in that done, but not...
  • 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...
  • Village officials: Leaning tower needs repairs

    Village officials: Leaning tower needs repairs
    West of the Edens Expressway on Touhy Avenue, amid the big-box stores and strip malls of northwest suburban Niles, stands a tower with a familiar slant.     It's called the Leaning Tower of Niles, a half-size replica of the famously skewed belfry in...
  • Northwestern files suit against author for copyright infringement

    Northwestern files suit against author for copyright infringement
    Northwestern University has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a woman whom the university hired to write a book about Chicago's notorious 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial. According to the lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court,...
  • Hampton Roads authors: Top tips for finding readers

    Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books. For the...
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

     Hampton Roads history makes for good reads
    A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers. Norfolk's Navy base "Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    We have a winner in last week's "What Is It?" quiz. The answer could have been a bit more specific, but I felt it was close enough to warrant a prize. Mike had the first two responses, both of which......