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  • Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week

    Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week
    The doors of Baltimore's new Union Station, now Pennsylvania Station, swung open a century ago this week to welcome enthusiastic crowds of Baltimoreans, travelers and gawkers alike. Its completion was considered a great civic triumph after years of...
  • Nasty books

    Bit of a kerfuffle in the book division of the Land of Pleasant Living over the decision by the Harford County Public Library not to stock the popular novelFifty Shades of Grey. Today The Sun publishes a letter by Mary Hastler, the library director,...
  • Editorial: No smut?

    The question as to whether the leadership of the Harford County Public Library was justified in its decision not to stock the popular "Fifty Shades of Grey" remains an open one. From one perspective, it's worth noting that even the Library of Congress,...
  • I pronounce bruschetta the right way and don't correct me

     
    I actually started an entry on this subject three weeks ago and even got art for it, and then got distracted. I didn't think about it again until Henry Miller posted this under Bucky's last opus: I was in an......
  • Maryland on the menu

    When Maryland's first Colonists stepped off the Ark and the Dove, they carried little that would generate gastronomic envy - a bit of salted meat, dried peas and hard biscuits left over from the voyage, and some pigs and cows recently purchased from...
  • Michael Stern Hart dies at 64; e-book pioneer

    Michael Stern Hart dies at 64; e-book pioneer
    Michael Stern Hart, a burly rebel whose vision of a literate society led him to pioneer the electronic book decades before the spread of the Internet, has died. He was 64. The founder of the online library Project Gutenberg, Hart had been in poor...
  • In Sunday books: The quiet insurrectionist in 'The Jokers' and 'A Splendid Conspiracy'

    In Sunday books: The quiet insurrectionist in 'The Jokers' and 'A Splendid Conspiracy'
    The Jokers A Novel Albert Cossery, translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis NYRB Classics: 146 pp.,$14.95 paper A Splendid Conspiracy A Novel Albert Cossery, translated from the French by Alyson Waters New Directions: 216 pp., $14.95 paper...
  • Book review: 'The Science of Kissing' by Sheril Kirshenbaum

    Book review: 'The Science of Kissing' by Sheril Kirshenbaum
    It's late at night and you're finishing a truly golden date. You drank Manhattans and discovered that you both geek out about B-horror films and the collected works of Philip K. Dick. To top it off, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes. When...
  • Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship

    Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
  • Barney Rosset: 'Most important' U.S. publisher of the 20th century

     
    In a remembrance, Book Critic David L. Ulin calls Barney Rosset, former head of Grove Press, "the most important American publisher of the 20th century."...
  • Happy birthday, Edward Gorey! And more book news

     
    Book news: Edward Gorey's fur coat, David Foster Wallace remembered, a rare Action Comics No. 1 discovered, Justin Bieber to publish photo book, and Stephen Colbert's satirically bad children's book is on the way....
  • Music review: Two Louis Andriessen premieres at Green Umbrella

     
    Mark Swed reviews the U.S. premieres of Louis Andriessen's shocking, illuminating, theatrical, brilliantly performed “La Girò” and “Anaïs Nin,” in a Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella program....