Posts filed under ‘Books’

6-6-12: A Good Man

We talk with Mark Shriver about his new book about his father, Sargent Shriver.

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5-29-12: Summer Reads

Summer reading recommendations from Dr. Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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5-28-12: Actor, Marine, Author

You might recognize Benjamin Busch as Officer Colicchio from The Wire. He’s also a Marine, an Iraq veteran and a writer. Today he talks to Tom Hall about his memoir Dust to Dust, which goes deep on everything from childhood to war.

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5-22-12: Rough Likeness

Author and poet Lia Purpura talks with Tom Hall about her latest work and the line between poem and essay.

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5-15-12: Charles Heller’s Long Journey

Charles Heller tells Sheilah about “Prague: My Long Journey Home,” his memoir about hiding from the Nazis–and taking a potshot at one–as a young boy in World War II Czechoslovakia.

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5-15-12: Leading The Way

Tom talks with the author of a history of of medicine at Johns Hopkins.

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5-1-12: From Slave Ship to Harvard

The amzing story of an African-American family that’s lived in Maryland for six generations–beginning with Yarrow Mamout, who was brought from Guinea to the U.S. as a slave in 1752. Tom Hall talks with James Johnston, author of the book “From Slave Ship to Harvard.”

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4-23-12: The Better End

How to prepare for death in an age of medical advances.

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4-23-12: Best Books for Young Adults and Adults

Dr. Carla Hayden of the Enoch Pratt Free Library brings us her picks for crossover successes.

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4-13-12: Actor, Marine, Author

Benjamin Busch, son of novelist Frederick Busch, has acted in “The Wire” and done two tours of Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps. Today he talks to Tom about his memoir “Dust to Dust,” which he’ll discuss tomorrow at the CityLit festival in Baltimore.

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