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The bride looked radiant in her pink and white dress. The groom was dapper in his business suit. The ceremony backdrop consisted of books on shelves, books on tables and a backroom cafe with patrons who seemed oblivious to the whole thing. Welcome to...
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help...
Children's author Laurel Snyder, 38, lives in Atlanta, but her own childhood in north Baltimore is never far from her thoughts. Snyder, who grew up in Radnor-Winston and went to Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, said she and her friends would walk to...
Even as electronic books and other computerized innovations have become vital sources of information for everything from the most frivolous of Hollywood gossip to the most tedious of new theories in advanced physics, books in print remain vital sources of...
Tags: Libraries, Books and Magazines, Electronics
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is cracking down again on illegal activity in the so-called "adult bookstores" in Harford County — an effort which resulted in the arrest of a Towson priest — while considering how it might be able to shut...
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Saying that money had been wasted and school system policies had not been followed in the purchases of books and writing of curriculum, Baltimore County school board members asked administrators Tuesday night for reassurances that similar mistakes would...
Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently. She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
It's almost here. Just a few more weeks until the 16th annual book sale held the first weekend of September each year at the Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church, on Burnt Woods Road. I must admit I've never met a used book store I didn't love. While...
The Columbia Borders and Borders Express, like all the stores in the bankrupt book franchise, are closing, leaving Howard County book lovers disappointed. "It's devastating," Columbia resident Tonya Eady said after shopping Sunday, July 24 at the Borders...
It's become something of a euphemism in American English that the words "adult books" mean something other than what they mean. Even now, most public libraries have a children's book section and an adult book section, yet the notion that adult books refer...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Freedom of the Press, Larry Flynt, Laws
Don't call the Ivy Bookshop's new owners New Yorkers. Sure, Ed Berlin and his wife Ann have lived in the orbit of Manhattan for more than three decades, working in corporate careers. But they insist they love Baltimore — Ed was raised in Forest...
The news that Borders, the nation's second-largest book chain, is giving up the ghost and closing its doors after 40 years came as no real surprise to anyone. The Wall Street Journal observed last week that Borders' exit was the "'first major casualty of...
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