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The Baltimore Book of the Dead, Marion Winik

Coming from Counterpoint, 10/9/18. Read an excerpt here.

7/13/18: When are you coming to see me? Baltimore Book of the Dead tour schedule available now!

7/12/18Publishers Weekly has weighed in on The Baltimore Book of the Dead. "Captivating... Winik writes with a delightfully light and nuanced hand." Full review hereBlurbs from Tom Perrotta, Abigail Thomas, and Bill Clegg arrived in time to appear on the finished book!

7/12/18: Don't miss the Taylor Swift concert, and Jane turning 18. New column on Fishbowl.

7/12/18: Big butt worship. Really. An essay on NextTribe.

6/6/18: The Weekly Reader's Philip Roth special! Also, passion for Texas, the oldest stories in the world60 is the new 25money changes everything.

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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 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.