Upcoming Events at The Ivy Bookshop: Spring 2014

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Wednesday, March 19, 7 PM.
Mohsin Hamid:
 How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

The award-winning author reads from his newest novel,the biting tale of a man’s journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon.

Saturday, March 22, 6 PM.
Russ Crandall:
 The Ancestral Table

Food blogger and home chef Russ Crandall presents over one hundred traditional favorites adapted to suitthe paleo diet in this, his debut cookbook.

Friday, March 28, 7 PM. 
*Evergreen Museum and Library  4545 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210

The fourth installment of our Baltimore Masters Series salutes Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums at Johns Hopkins University.


*This event is open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP to [email protected].


Monday, March 31, 7 PM.
Starts Here! 

*Artifact Coffee  1500 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211   

 The March installment of Starts Here! features authors Pamela Erens (The Virgins), John Rowell (The Music of Your Life), and Jennifer Lee.


Wednesday, April 2, 7 PM.
Walter Kirn:
 Blood Will Out

Walter Kirn, author of Thumbsucker and Up in the Air, discusses his new memoir, about his tumultuous friendship with the murderer and serial imposter known as “Clark Rockefeller.”

Tuesday, April 8, 7 PM.
Leah Eskin: Slices of Life

Baltimore Sun food writer Leah Eskin presents her new memoir–with recipes!  In her 10-year-old food column, “Home on the Range,” Eskin provides a recipe and accompanying vignette in the Baltimore Sun every week. Slices of Life transforms those columns into a memoir that readers can savor in small or large bites.

Wednesday, April 9, 7 PM.
Shelley Puhak: Guinevere in Baltimore

Poet Shelley Puhak reads from her latest collection, selected by Charles Simic as winner of the eighth annual Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize.  She is the Eichner Professor of Creative Writing at Notre Dame, and theauthor of the chapbook The Consolation of Fairy Tales, winner of Split Oak Press’ Stephen Dunn Prize.

Thursday, April 10, 7 PM.
Colette Freedman: 
The Consequences

Colette Freedman reads from the follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel, The Affair, in which she exploresthe aftermath of infidelity from three different perspectives–husband, wife and mistress.  Freedman is an internationally produced playwright with over 25 produced plays.  She was voted “One of 50 to Watch” by the Dramatist’s Guild.

Tuesday, April 15, 7 PM.

The fourth installment of our Baltimore Masters Series salutes Tom Hall, the Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and Host at WYPR.

*This event is open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP by April 1st to[email protected].

Thursday, April 17, 7 PM.
A GLOBAL CONVERSATION: John Judis, author of

In Genesis, John Judis, a senior editor at The New Republic,examines the current Israeli-Palestinian stalemate through a historical lens. The book focuses on the United States’ historic role in the region. While Genesis is based on extensive research, Judis’ conclusions are highly controversial and have triggered considerable debate.



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