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Event pick: Acclaimed novelist and journalist Jennifer Egan holds a free reading at Hopkins

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Event pick: Acclaimed novelist and journalist Jennifer Egan holds a free reading at Hopkins
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Jennifer Egan, whose 2011 novel “A Visit from the Goon Squad” took home a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, has a new book out called “Manhattan Beach,” and she’ll be reading from it tonight at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Fave Anne Tyler Publishes New Novel This Week

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Anne Tyler’s newest novel, Vinegar Girl, retells the story of The Taming of the Shrew–which just happens to be, as Tyler told the Washington Post, her least favorite Shakespeare play.

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

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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.

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