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  • Google's pop-up store uses technology to tempt shoppers

    Google's pop-up store uses technology to tempt shoppers
    The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni. The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along. The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
  • Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book

    Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book
    Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame. The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group mobile news products

    [ SITES ] Sun smartphone and tablet site (smartphones and tablets) Touch.baltimoresun.com, specially designed to be interacted with on touch screens, automatically adjusts its presentation according to your device. Readers visiting baltimoresun.com on...
  • Happy birthday, Kindle

    Happy birthday, Kindle
    Today marks the fifth birthday of the Amazon Kindle -- the biggest change in the way we read since Penguin started selling paperbacks for the cost of a pack of smokes. I was a slow convert to e-books, but that's mainly an outgrowth of being able to...
  • Book lovers descend on annual city festival

    Book lovers descend on annual city festival
    Mary Morton moved away from Baltimore earlier this year but returned on Sunday for the city's annual book festival. Morton, who now lives in Hagerstown, has attended almost every Baltimore Book Festival since its inception in 1996. The festival has...
  • Elkridge teenager publishes young adult fantasy novel

    Elkridge teenager publishes young adult fantasy novel
    Snapping her own picture for the author's portrait on the young adult fantasy novel "Cursed with Power," Lindsey Sablowski didn't notice the way half of her youthful face was brightly illuminated while the other half was deep in shadow. But Sigmund Freud...
  • Amazon introduces latest Kindle: Paperwhite

    Amazon introduces latest Kindle: Paperwhite
    Amazon continued today to refine and extend its line of Kindle e-readers, with a new model called the Paperwhite, which is back-lit and has a higher resolution than its previous e-readers.Touting it as the "most advanced e-reader ever constructed," Amazon...
  • Nuclear families are few in city

    Before moving with her boyfriend of three years to a Hampden home this September, Brandy Washington lived with two other women, both young professionals in their 20s, just like her. Delaying marriage is a lifestyle that has suited the 27-year-old. She...
  • For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice

    For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice
    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...
  • Harry Potter novels available for loan via Kindle

    Harry Potter novels available for loan via Kindle
    Harry Potter novels will be available through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, Amazon said today, in announcing a deal with J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore website. announced today. Of course, there's a catch. To get access to the library, you'll need...
  • Mount Airy author publishes book on notorious carjacking, murder

    No one who remembers 20 years ago is likely to have forgotten the horrendous carjacking and murder of Pam Basu. On Sept. 8, 1992, the Maryland mother was taking her 2-year-old daughter to her first day of nursery school when two men pulled her from her...
  • Robert James Mitchell, retired building contractor

    Robert James Mitchell, a retired Baltimore County building contractor and a one-time trainer for the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, died Wednesday of a cerebral hemorrhage at his home, "Dogwoods," in Glen Arm. He was 81. Aside from a stint at Fort...