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Baltimore authors D. Watkins, Laura Lippman make Oprah magazine's list of best summer reads

Baltimore authors D. Watkins, Laura Lippman make Oprah magazine's list of best summer reads

Update (June 15): This story has been updated to include comments from Laura Lippman.

Those looking for a good summer read with a local spin don't have to look much further than Baltimore. You can take Oprah's word for it.

The July issue of O, Oprah Winfrey's magazine, includes a list of the "best books of summer." Baltimore author D. Watkins' edgy memoir “The Cook Up” made the list, as did the dark crime thriller “Wilde Lake” by former Baltimore Sun reporter and best-selling author Laura Lippman.

The 60 books on the list were split into 10 categories. “Wilde Lake” made an appearance...

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