Upcoming Events at The Ivy Bookshop

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Spring
UPCOMING EVENTS
2014

Thursday, April 24, 7 PM.
Benjamin Ross: 
Dead End

Environmental scientist and transit activist Benjamin Ross discusses his exploration of suburban sprawl.  Dead Endtraces how the ideal of a safe, green, orderly retreat where hardworking members of the middle class could raise their children away from the city mutated into the McMansion-and strip mall-ridden suburbs of today.

 

Benjamin Ross was president of Maryland’s Action Committee for Transit for 15 years. He is an environmental consultant and has served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences and EPA Science Advisory Board.

Saturday, April 26, 7 PM.
Jon Leiberman: Whitey on Trial

Whitey on Trial reveals the truth through dramatic trial testimonyand interviews with victims, FBI agents, state police, federal prosecutors, Bulger’s defense team and members of the jury who convicted Bulger on 31 counts, including eleven murders.

Jon Leiberman is a nationally recognized expert on crime, victims’ advocate and hard-charging investigative reporter, as well as the host of “Leiberman Live” on Sirius XM.

 

Monday, April 28, 7 PM.
STARTS HERE! reading series, hosted by Jen Michalski 
At Artifact Coffee
  1500 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211

The April installment of our Starts Here! reading series at Artifact Coffee. Hosted by Jen Michalski, the evening will feature writers Maud Casey (The Man Who Walked Away), D. Foy (Made to Break), and Joseph Riippi (A Cloth House).

Tuesday, April 29, 7 PM.
David Grimm:  
Citizen Canine

Citizen Canine explores the rich and surprising history of our favorite companion animals.  Grimm reveals the changing social attitudes that have turned pets into family members, and the remarkable laws and court cases that have elevated them to quasi-citizens.   We are entering a new age of pets–one that is fundamentally transforming our relationship with these animals and reshaping the very fabric of society.

 

Thursday, May 1, 7 PM.
Ayelet Waldman: Love and Treasure

 At Chizuk Amuno Congregation   8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD 21208

Love and Treasure weaves a tale around the true history of the Hungarian Gold Train. The stories of an American lieutenant charged with guarding a captured train filled with unspeakable riches, his granddaughter and a Hungarian woman who lost everything in the ravages of the Holocaust intertwine in Ayelet Waldman’s novel.

Monday, May 5, 7 PM.
Murder, They Wrote

Join mystery writers Frances Brody (Dying in the Wool), Sujata Massey (The Salaryman’s Wife), Hank Phillippi Ryan (The Wrong Girl), Marcia Talley (Dark Passage), and Elaine Viets (Catnapped!), for readings, discussion and refreshments.



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