Tag: James Patterson

Best-Selling Author James Patterson is Donating 25,000 Books to Baltimore Kids

James Patterson
James Patterson

catch of the day fish (2)Author James Patterson has been on a mission to help libraries this year. After watching the riots that followed Freddie Gray’s funeral, he’s adding the Enoch Pratt Free Library to his benevolent book tour.

The Reader’s Guide to Life, Starting with a Parade, Ending with a Funeral


University of Baltimore Asst. Prof. and Bohemian Rhapsody Columnist Marion Winik comes to understand why she’s addicted to reading fiction — her motivation may surprise you.

On the sidewalk of St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans sat a girl in a low folding beach chair. Dragged by her mother to the Mardi Gras parade, she insisted on bringing her book. No matter how people teased or tried to distract her, she calmly read the whole time, even as glittery throws and oversized go-cups landed in her lap.