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The Baltimore Book of the Dead, Marion Winik

"Every sentence is a marvel." –Ann Patchett

9/4/19: September 17th is the launch date of The Big Book of the Dead in paperback and audio. I recorded the five-hour audio, and it was an amazing experience.

9/4/19: New on Baltimore Fishbowl — Just Another Family Dinner ... kids again schooling me about life in the modern world.

9/4/19: In The Sun magazine, my essay Unexpected Things.

9/4/19: At NJ.coma lovely recommendation for The Baltimore Book of the Dead.

8/1/19: In Newsday — The new Colson Whitehead novel is heartbreaking, infuriating, and a really great read. Also, I chatted with Candace Bushnell about her latest Sex in the City book.

7/5/19: Need a book? Check The Weekly Reader 2-minute reviews: Marcy Dermansky, Garth Ginder, Chip Cheek, Tim Murphy, Sloane Tanen, Angie Kim, Lisa Gornick, Roxana Robinson, Megan Shack, Sarah Blake, Susan Choi, Sunata Puri, Myla Goldberg, Laila Lalami, Naomi Shihab Nye... to follow along, sign up for the podcast.

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Browse the Bohemian Rhapsody archive — running since 2011 on Baltimore Fishbowl.

Marion's "Lives" columns for The New York Times Magazine: "Grand Theft Litho" and "A Mother of A Certain Age".

An archive of Marion's commentaries for All Things Considered.

Lots more essays and articles in the links archive and work archive.


The Big Book of the Dead, Audio

Order the paperback or audio now!

The Weekly Reader on WYPR-FM with Marion Winik and Lisa Morgan

Listen live Wednesdays at 2:33 pm, or play the podcast anytime at The Weekly Reader. Buy the books from our local sponsor, the Ivy Bookshop.