"Not many on earth who can slide between
Lou Reed and Erma Bombeck and be
this consistently funny."
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Above Us Only Sky, Marion Winik

"Full of surprises, revelations, wild, wise connctions." -Naomi Shihab Nye


10/7/20: My darling dog Beau died on September 18th. Here is an essay, a poem, some paintings and photos, an amazing funeral diorama made by Kendra Kopelke, and a few buckets of tears.

10/7/20: I did a preview of fall books for Newsday, if you're looking for a good read. On the Weekly Reader, we covered Sue Miller and Peace Adzo Medie on marriage,  Sigrid Nunez and Yaa Gyasi on death, Elena Ferrante and Marilynne Robinson both have great new novels.

10/7/20: Got a minute? Go to MeNdAdam.com, click the Music tab, and hear Vince's new songs. He and Adam have a record deal and are making hits.

9/9/20: Some things can be replaced, others cannot. A Farewell to Knees on Baltimore Fishbowl. 

9/9/20: I had a great launch for the reissue of Above Us Only Sky sponsored by the Ivy Bookshop. Tom Beer asked such good questions. You can watch it here.


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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 Baltimore Book of the Dead, Marion Winik

"Every sentence is a marvel." –Ann Patchett


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.


The Big Book of the Dead, Audio

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