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  • Penn State scandal hits new Paterno bio

    Penn State scandal hits new Paterno bio
    Sometimes, launching a book amid a brewing scandal can drive sales, but the author of a new bio of Joe Paterno is suffering from the backlash against the former Penn State football coach. As fallout from the child sex abuse scandal continues, publisher...
  • Grout photo retrospective opens at Westminster's Off Track Art

    Grout photo retrospective opens at Westminster's Off Track Art
    Award-winning Carroll County photojournalist, fine art photographer and author Phil Grout will appear for the opening of his latest exhibition Friday, May 4, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Off Track Art in Westminster. The exhibit, "Child of the Universe," is a...
  • Review -- And When She was Good

    Review -- And When She was Good
    Laura Lippman's latest, "And When She was Good," is out this week, the latest from Baltimore's favorite mystery writer. Here's a review from Celeste Sollod, a book publishing veteran who writes about Baltimore literary life at BaltimoreBookTalk.com (You...
  • Finksburg student goes from library volunteer to author

    Finksburg student goes from library volunteer to author
    Zach Teal is just 17, but his love for books led him to write one of his own and to volunteer more than 250 hours at the Finksburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library. "Two hundred and fifty hours is quite unusual for our teen volunteers," said...
  • Jean Gartlan

    Jean Gartlan, a retired journalist and a Catholic Relief Services program director who worked in 1960s refugee relief in southern Africa, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88 and lived in Mount Vernon. "She was really a Renaissance...
  • For local author, 'Peas' a pet project to share a life lesson

    Halfway through the story about his life, Zeus rolled over to have his belly rubbed. He than sat patiently with his tongue lolling out of his mouth. The 8-year-old, 100-pound yellow English/American Labrador knew what was coming at the end of "My Dog...
  • John Waters hitchhiking journey ends -- book chronicling it to be called 'Carsick'

    John Waters hitchhiking journey ends -- book chronicling it to be called 'Carsick'
    After eight days, 15 rides and who knows how much peculiarity, John Waters has wrapped his cross-country, "Zen-like," hitchhiking journey and plans to recount his adventures in a book he'd like to call "Carsick." The New York Times just spoke to Waters,...
  • Carjacking murder of Pam Basu subject of former county cop's book

    Carjacking murder of Pam Basu subject of former county cop's book
    No one who lived in Howard County 20 years ago is likely to have forgotten the horrendous carjacking and murder of Pam Basu. On Sept. 8, 1992, the Savage mother was taking her 2-year-old daughter to her first day of nursery school when two men pulled...
  • The rising Sun

    The rising Sun
    A little more than 175 years ago, an ex-journeyman printer from New England boarded a carriage bound for America's southernmost big city. His hope was to start a newspaper there and run it himself. His friends thought he was out of his mind. Baltimore,...
  • Over the transom

    Since yesterday's post on pointless strictures went up, further suggestions have come in. Eventually I will repost the original text with all the additions, but for now, keep 'em coming. I'm a little apprehensive about some of these. Since our...
  • Wendy Rosen reaches plea agreement on voting charges

    Wendy Rosen reaches plea agreement on voting charges
    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen pleaded guilty Friday to voting illegallyin two elections and will serve five years probation and pay a $5,000 fine. The 58-year-oldRosen, who won a Democratic primary last year to challenge...
  • Former candidate gets probation, community service for illegal votes

    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen pleaded guilty Friday to voting illegally in two elections and will serve five years probation and pay a $5,000 fine. The 58-year-old Rosen, who won a Democratic primary last year to challenge...