This Day in History: March 18
In 1970, Warren Bloomberg, Baltimore postmaster, placed “hold” signs on mail bags filled with letters for New York, which were piling up in post offices here as
Democracy in Crisis: Coincidence and Quantum Politics in the Age of Trump
A few moments before Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, chair and co-chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee respectively, came out to present an update
Anna Deavere Smith mines for meaning in 'uhhs,' 'you knows'
Acclaimed writer and performer picks up the federal government's highest honor for achievement in the humanities
Carver senior wins prestigious Scholastic literary award
Ron Anahaw, a senior at the George Washington Carver High School, has won a national Portfolio Gold medal in the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest running scholarship program for creative teens.
Wandering Eye: John Updike's trip to Baltimore, the gross details of the FDA's oral history, and more
Eldersburg Public Library Oct. 8-14
Carver senior wins national art award
Like many artists before her, Lisa Su has found inspiration from the intricate patterns and textures found in nature: the red seeds from the inside of a pomegranate, barnacles adhering to a rock.
Associative journeys through the nightmares of American writers
If you have been deprived of the beauty you need to thrive, now is the time to get filled up.
Columbia drab? Duh. [Editorial]
New York magazine's profile of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus knocks the planned community of Columbia as bland, so what?
Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to UMBC professor
UMBC mathematics professor Manil Suri's 'The City of Devi' earns brickbats for its sexual prose
In a surprisingly fun read, Baltimore-born Adelle Waldman satirizes the males of Brooklyn's hipster class
In a word: pule
Letter: Good career choice at home
Author George Saunders headlines 10th annual CityLit Festival
George Saunders' new book, "Tenth of December" has won the kind of attention rarely given to short story collections
THE American novel
Huckleberry Finn is our classic work
Sofia Coppola follows her male lead to nowhere
'Eat Pray Love' and 'Playboy' dominate media hype
Opening Day reading: Willie Mays and Ted Williams
R.I.P. Shirley Feldman, a lifelong reader
Time for hard work, Democrats
Biggest stories of 2009
Why don't men read novels?
Elizabeth Strout's Olive Kitteridge
Happy Opening Day!
The New Yorker's weird fiction
Tone it down a little, would you?
Appreciation for a great appreciator
Master of details made readers feel what he felt
Seeing Suburbia and beyond
On John Updike and Ted Williams
Writing men's minds
John Updike dead at 76
In 'Road,' reteaming of DiCaprio, Winslet leaves a sinking feeling
No heroes, this time; just ordinary
Whimsical 'Yes Man' is agreeable enough
Review: The Widows of Eastwick
A great evening at the Pratt with filmmaker Ken Burns
New releases -- John Grogan, cookbooks and thrillers