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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library opens

    Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library opens
    INDIANAPOLIS-- In the new Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library there is an artifact that, despite being on display, will never truly be seen. It's an unopened letter that Kurt Vonnegut Sr., sent his son Kurt Jr. while the younger Vonnegut was serving in...
  • 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...
  • Critic's Notebook: Lady Gaga, sexuality and 21st century pop: Speaking truth to Camille Paglia

     
    Responding to a piece of pop-musical analysis by Camille Paglia carries risks not unlike those involved in publishing images of a burning Koran. She is a self-serving provocateur with a dogmatic world view, more interested in swatting down others'...
  • New 'Mad Men' book: How many drinks did it cost Roger Sterling to get it published?

     
    D.H. Lawrence. Henry Miller. And now... Roger Sterling? On Tuesday, Grove Press, a publisher once known for daring fare like "Lady Chatterley's Lover" and "Tropic of Cancer," announced that it will release "Sterling's Gold: Wit & Wisdom of an Ad......
  • Grace Krilanovich: What it's like being one of 5 under 35

     
    Grace Krilanovich on working on her first novel and finding out she was selected as one of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35....