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The Baltimore Book of the Dead, Marion Winik

"Every sentence is a marvel." –Ann Patchett

2/13/19: Back to the archives for a piece I wrote when Hayes and Vince were 4 and 2. And they survived. On Baltimore Fishbowl.

2/13/19:  Who wants to come play memoir class with me in Provincetown this summer? I'm teaching August 11-16 at the Fine Arts Work Center. Here's a coupon code for fifty bucks off - FACULTY50. (Don't you love coupon codes?)

1/10/19: You can order The Baltimore Book of the Dead at IndieBound, Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Here are all the reviews. Highlights at LitHub.com.

11/7/18: Reviews and essays on favorite writers:
Still lovin’ Lucia Berlin, in Newsday.
My last word on Cheryl Strayed on Michael Steinberg’s blog.
A talk with Dawn Raffel about her new book at On the Seawall, a cool lit site.

2/13/19: Recent Weekly Reader shows: Historical Fiction, New Thrillers, Back to School, A Whiff of Scandal, Dani Shapiro Special. Listen at the website or pick it up on any podcast app.

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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.