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Top Picks for Baltimore Book festival

Top Picks for Baltimore Book festival

The Baltimore Book Festival kicks off today with three full days of readings, music and more. The festival alawys draws a big crowd to Mount Vernon -- even when the Ravens are playing -- so make some time to drop by. The Baltimore Sun's Mary McCauley noted the qualities -- including typical Baltimore quirkiness -- that make the event so much fun. There is a long list of options, and here are some of my top picks (with descriptions provided by the festival): Friday, 5 p.m.: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. "The First Affair" is the latest by the authors  of The Nanny Diaries, which was the longest-running hardcover bestseller of 2002 and was made into a major motion...