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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Womb to Arrive Spring 2017

The new anticipated delivery for Womb: a novel in utero is spring 2017. The season of rebirth seems the perfect time to drop a new book like this one.

What makes Womb most unique is its unusual narrator. Set in the city and suburbs of Baltimore, the novel is narrated from the point of view of a child still in utero. He describes his own reality inside the womb, his connection to the collective consciousness, and narrates (through his own perspective) the drama of his mother’s life as she deals with her pregnancy, friends, family, and work. The unique narration in Womb has been compared to that in the novels Room by Emma Donoghue and The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.

I wrote the original draft about a decade ago, after reading The Lovely Bones, being impressed by the dead narrator, and looking for the challenge of a unique point of view of my own. My wife was pregnant with our second child at the time, so I didn’t have to look far for my unusual narrator.

Stay tuned for news as it comes! 


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Friday, October 14, 2016

Longing for Lisbon?

If you're longing for Lisbon, join me for some pictures of Portugal. 

All this and next week, I'm recounting our recent adventure in Lisbon and the area on Facebook and Twitter.

Let's travel together. Your choice of vehicle:



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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Lit and Art Honors Wayne Countryman

We come near the end of another year, and complete the ninth year of the Lit and Art Reading Series. We also say farewell to a dear friend and long-time supporter of Lit and Art, Wane Countryman.

Unfortunately, due to situations beyond our control, we must cancel the Lit and Art Reading Series event at the Watermark Gallery, originally scheduled for October 30, including the tribute to our dear friend Wayne Countryman.

May we suggest that you honor Wayne by privately reading work by or about him?

Learn more about Wayne and his life at The Baltimore Sun:

Learn more about the 2017 Lit and Art Reading Series (as news becomes available) at www.facebook.com/groups/LitAndArt.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Find Words and Wine at the Library

You’ll find more than books and words at the Catonsville Library this Saturday evening, October 22 from 7 to 9. Join us for Words & Wine hosted by the Friends of the Catonsville Library. Tickets are $25, and the social event offers a variety of wines, gourmet cheeses from around the world, jazz guitar, and the chance to mingle with local authors. Learn more about the event at www.catonsvillelibraryfriends.org/
And, don’t forget that the final Lit and Art of the 2016 season takes place on Sunday, October 30! Featured readers include Nathan Leslie, Nitin Jagdish, and Gregg Wilhelm. 

The second half of the program will be a tribute to the late Wayne Countryman with readings about him and of his work. 

Music by Limestone Connection, art by Manzar, and free refreshments. Join us on Sunday, October 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street, second floor of the Bank of America Building right across from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
And see you for some cheese and words and wine October 22 from 7 to 9 at the Catonsville Library; learn more at www.catonsvillelibraryfriends.org/

Thursday, September 29, 2016

York First Fridays Harvest Festivities at the Historic York Inn

TheSmyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn invites you to join us for an evening of homemade food, drinks, palatial tours, live music, original art, and local literature at 30 South Beaver Street as a part of Downtown York’s First Friday festivities from 5 to 9 p.m. on October 7!

Berkshire-Hathaway will offer complete tours of the 1830s mansion, The Smyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn. Step back in time for a tour through history, with hand-carved, gilded Pier mirrors, stained glass, etched glass, hand plasterwork, woodwork, and chandeliers that rival those found in museums. Anchored in the historic district since the 1830s, and belonging to the Smyser-Bair family until 1979 (when it was left to the York Historical Trust before becoming a private inn) this home is a rich part of York's history, recently featured in front page news and on national television for its historic charm.

Limestone Connection, a band from Baltimore made up of Holly Morse-Ellington (on ukulele and vocals) and Jason Tinney (on harmonica), will play live music.

Eric D. Goodman and Nataliya Goodman will sign copies of their books, Flightless Goose, a storybook for children, and Tracks: A Novel in StoriesFlightless Goose was endorsed by one of the founding writers for Sesame Street. Tracks won the Gold Medal for best fiction in the Mid-Atlantic Region from the Independent Publishers Book Awards.

Jason Tinney will sign copies of his novel, Ripple Meets the Deep. Ripple Meets the Deep was named best book of Baltimore by Baltimore Magazine.

A free beer tasting will be offered by Brewery Products.

Snacks, hot food, spiced drinks and spiked drinks will be there for the taking.

Whether you want to enjoy the beer tasting, live music, regional authors autographing books, spiced cider, autumn snacks, a tour of the Smyser-Bair House, or a little bit of everything, join us from 5 to 9 p.m. at 30 South Beaver Street, York, PA 17401 for York First Friday on October 7!

Learn more about the history of the Smyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn at www.YorkInn.info.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Get Cracking with Crack the Spine

Crack the Spine is a weekly online literary journal that publishes it's best work in a quarterly print anthology. Crack the pages of issue 197 and you'll find my short story, "Small Talk" toward the beginning of the issue.

"Small Talk" is one of the stories I wrote during my morning ritual at the Ox-Bow artist colony. On that writing retreat, I was revising Womb: a novel in utero. 

Each morning, I would warm up by sitting on the couch in my studio and reading an entry in John Steinbeck's Journal of a Novel. Then, I'd sit at my desk and write a few pages of flash fiction. Some of those exercises resulted in throwaways. A few, like "America Land," "The Bell," and "Girl 2, 5, or 7" made their way to publication.

So it is with "Small Talk." 

Be sure to leave a comment about the story in the issue's comments section to boost the chances of seeing "The Bell" ring in Crack the Spine's next print anthology!



Wednesday, September 07, 2016

A Cover is Born

Special delivery! A cover is born! But a good book cover isn’t simply delivered by a stork. A lot goes into the concept, development, and design of a book cover.

For Womb: a novel in utero, there were a lot of ideas floating around. An actual picture of a child in utero? A newborn? A pregnant woman’s torso? Something along the lines of a baby shower invitation with pink and blue?

In the end, the creative team agreed that, given the unique subject matter, abstract worked best. Something that evoked the feeling of a womb, a spark of awareness, and yet was undefined.

I’m very happy with the result! But what father isn’t proud of his baby?

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Lit and Art at Baltimore Book Fest

The time has come (or soon will) once again for readers and writers to fill Baltimore’s Inner Harbor like they do every time this year. Lit and Art and the CityLit Project are participating in the annual Baltimore Book Festival!

The Baltimore Book Festival is the Mid-Atlantic Region’s biggest celebration of the literary arts. The event takes place from Friday, September 23 at noon to Sunday, September 25 at 6 p.m.

Once again, the Lit and Art Reading Series has a place at the Baltimore Book Festival’s CityLit Stage—the hottest stage of the festival! Our program takes place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 25 and features Barbara DeCeaser, Jennifer Miller, Charles Rammelkamp, Sally Whitney, and Manzar. Eric D. Goodman and Nitin Jagdish host, and the event will be emceed by NPR’s Aaron Henkin, of WYPR, Baltimore.

Other featured writers participating in this year’s festival include Terry McMillian, Carl Hiaasen, Jessica Anya Blau, and a multitude of others.

Learn more about this year’s Baltimore Book Festival at www.baltimorebookfestival.org.

Monday, August 15, 2016

What Should You Google Next?

Most of us spend more time surfing the web than we’d like to admit. But in doing so, you can find a lot of interesting things. Can you remember a time before the convenience of web searches?

As with watching television or listening to music, intent and control is key. Surfing stations of nothing to watch is a waste of time; sitting down to watch a movie or show you’ve been wanting to see is productive. As it is with web searches.

That said, what should you search the web for next? Allow me to google that for you.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Walking Wild Wyoming

The last time my father, brother and I were in Wyoming was in 1987. Now, nearly 30 years later, the three of us will spend the first third of August backpacking the mountains of Wyoming.

After some time in Arizona and Utah, we’ll cross into Wyoming and start our trek at Big Sandy Trailhead. Our adventure will take us through Wind River mountain range, the Cirque of the Towers, Jackass Pass, Pyramid Lake, Maes Lake, Valentine Lake, Lizard Head Meadow, and the Continental Divide. The hike begins at over 9,000 feet above sea level, and will take us above the 10,000 mark.

We’ll be carrying everything we need on our backs—tents, clothes, food, gear … bear spray. Hopefully we’ll avoid the grizzlies, and the scenery will be easier on the eye than the packs are on the back.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Lit & Art Celebrates Life in Me Like Grass on Fire

The July 31 edition of Lit & Art at the Watermark is a celebration of the fifth anniversary of Life in Me Like Grass on Fire, an anthology of Maryland poets.

In 2011, the Maryland Writer’s Association published an anthology titled Life in Me Like Grass on Fire containing poems by over forty Maryland writers on the theme(s) of love. Editor Laura Shovan claimed then that love could stoke our inspiration, fuel our living, or turn us to ash. On our fifth anniversary, we are still hot!

Join Lit & Art’s celebration of poetry at the Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street in the Bank of America building across from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The festivities take place from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 and will include poetry readings, music, art, refreshments, and the opportunity to party with area poets, authors, musicians, artists, and readers. It’s an arty party!

Featured participants include Shirley J. Brewer, Jane Elkin, Frank Joseph, Barbara Morrison, Sonia Linebaugh, Lalita Noronha, Laura Shovan, Patricia Jackovich, Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, and the event is hosted by Nitin Jagdish, Eric D. Goodman, and features resident artist Manzar Rassouli.

Started in 2007, the Lit & Art Reading Series takes place about five times a year at the Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street on the second floor of the Bank of America building across from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The program features artists who represent various literary genres combined with visual art. Each event includes literary readings, live music, original art, along with wine and refreshments.

Thursday, July 07, 2016

I’m Expecting—It’s a Book!

Good news: I’m expecting! I’ve been pregnant with this baby for years and am well overdue.

This fall, Merge Publishing will release Womb: a novel in utero.

What makes Womb most unique is its unusual narrator. Set in the city and suburbs of Baltimore, the novel is narrated from the point of view of a child still in utero. He describes his own reality inside the womb, his connection to the collective consciousness, and narrates (through his own perspective) the drama of his mother’s life as she deals with her pregnancy, friends, family, and work. The unique narration in Womb has been compared to that in the novels Room by Emma Donoghue and The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.

I wrote the original draft about a decade ago, after reading The Lovely Bones, being impressed by the dead narrator, and looking for the challenge of a unique point of view of my own. My wife was pregnant with our second child at the time, so I didn’t have to look far for my unusual narrator.

Stay tuned for news as it comes! 

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Eleven Years of Writeful

It seems hard to believe, but it was 11 years ago that I launched Writeful: a weblog for writers and readers with these words:

Hello, and welcome to Writeful! It seems only writeful that I join my fellow writers and launch a weblog. We writers (and our readers) need to stick together, after all. In this exploding cyber-community, remember that every “weblog” begins with “we.” Since every “we” includes a “me,” perhaps an appropriate place to start is to tell you who I am.

How old-fashioned a weblog seems today. And yet, I like keeping the tradition alive and plan to keep Writeful going.

In the 11 years that followed, I’ve shared tips from established authors like Alice McDermott, Neil Gaiman, Tom Wolf, and John Irving as well as news about literary events and prizes. 

I’ve shared armchair travel stories and short stories published in journals, magazines, and online. I’ve promoted the books of friends and fellow authors and have kept readers abreast of my own publications and book releases.

At times, posts came daily or even more frequently than that. 

Now, with more connections made on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites, updates are more like a few times a month, or as updates come.

All of the posts are still there, going all the way back to June 22, 2005. Take a stroll along the world wide web; visit the archives along the left side of the screen!

Interested in more up-to-date posts? Like my Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/EricDGoodman.

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Family Matters

It’s certainly been an eventful week. Within eight days’ time, a number of large life events have taken place. And I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.

First, my daughter’s last day of high school and senior prom on Friday, then my brother’s out-of-state beach wedding rehearsal the next day and wedding on Sunday.

The following week saw my daughter’s high school graduation (from Towson High School) at Towson University (where she’ll be attending Towson’s Honors College in the fall). And, of course, the graduation parties and visits from family and friends. Now, she’s enjoying Senior Week at the beach with two of her friends—fortunately not at the giant one most of the seniors are muddling through.

Mixed in with all of that was my grandfather’s 98th birthday, an awards ceremony for Nicole, and a scholarship ceremony for her as well. She walked out with scholarships from Towson University, Towson High School, and the Maryland House of Delegates.

Alex still has another week and a half before his graduation from elementary school.

When it rains, it pours. Then, let the summer begin!



Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Loved Lisbon

As almost always happens, spending some time—even just a week—in another place gives you time to stretch out and feel as though you’re taking on a new lifestyle, trying on a new routine. You find your favorite coffee shops, the best place for the best food, recommendations for watering holes from the locals, and (in this case) the best Faddo in the Alfama.

Given how adjusted we became to life in Lisbon, it’s hard to believe that we returned from Portugal almost two months ago! It never takes long to ease (or get shoved) back into the “real world.” But images of the places we visited and the taste of port in the back of the mouth lingers.

Our apartment was in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon, in the Alfama region, with a view of the water and the statuary atop the Military Museum peeking in our windows. The nearby cafes and drinking holes were convenient, as were the markets and shops in walking distance.

Just about everything in Lisbon was walking distance, and even when we opted to save time by taking transportation, just about anywhere was accessible using the iconic trollies and buses. With four in our party, even taking a taxi was economical—actually costing less, in most cases, than public transportation.

Some of our favorite Lisbon sites included the Castillo, Elevador de Santa Justa, Monesterio dos Jeronimos, the Monument to Discoveries, Gulbenkain Museum, Tower of Belem, the Coach Museum, and so much more. The contrast between old architecture and new was interesting. And the winding cobblestone roads with trolleys cranking back and forth made the Alfama feel like a medieval San Francisco.

Beyond Lisbon, Sintra was a great day-trip, with the National Palace, Pena Palace, Moorish Castle ruins, and a number of smaller palaces that were anything but small.

There’s so much to say about Portugal. I’ve added it to my “coming soon” list. I need a vacation just to find time to write the travel stories I have planned. But something tells me when the time comes, I may end up on another voyage.

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Monday, May 09, 2016

Fiction for Spring Weather in Syndic

Need some encouragement to start on that spring yardwork? Whether you want something to read or something to listen to while you’re mowing, check out this story that might just make you reconsider doing the yardwork at all.

“Leaving” was published in the most recent issue of Syndic Literary Journal. I read the story last year on Baltimore’s NPR station, WYPR. They warned: “Are you planning on taking advantage of the spring weather to get outside and do some yard work? If you are, let this next story be a cautionary tale. And if you’re not, well, let this next story be an excuse.”

In the same issue, you’ll find literary work by Charles Rammelkamp, Nitin Jagdish, and founding editor LeRoy Chatfield, who started the San Francisco based literary journal back in 1958.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Free Mother's Day Tea at The Smyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn

The Smyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn and Berkshire Hathaway invite you to join us for an old fashioned Mother's Day Tea. The evening of tea service, drinks, palatial tours, original art, and children's literature takes place at 30 South Beaver Street as a part of Downtown York’s First Friday festivities from 5 to 9 p.m. on May 6!

Enjoy tea service, with freshly brewed tea and accompanying finger foods, in the palatial parlor and formal dining room, surrounded by gilded Pier mirrors, breathtaking wood and plaster work, and electrified chandeliers. Children book author and artist Eric and Nataliya Goodman will be on hand to share and sign their books—something any mother can appreciate.

Join us at the Historic York Inn / Smyser-Bair House, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 30 South Beaver Street, York, PA 17401 for York First Friday on May 6!

Learn more about the history of the Smyser-Bair House / Historic York Inn at www.YorkInn.info.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

April’s Showers Bring Great Readings

The next Lit and Art at the Watermark takes place on Sunday, April 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Watermark Gallery, 100 S. Charles Street, in the Bank of America building across from Baltimore's inner harbor. Come and be showered with some great lit, art, and music.

Featured readers include Robin E. Black, Kathy Flann, Christopher T. George, Tom Glenn, Sherry Audette Morrow, and Rosalia Scalia. Live music Braking Rays (Elizabeth Elliott and Larry Montgomery). Original art by Manzar. I’ll be your hosts for the afternoon: welcome to Fantasy Island.

Readings, live music, original art, open mic, free refreshments — the best excuse to get lit on a Sunday afternoon in Baltimore! Join us, and feel free to bring five minutes of your own best work to share during open mic.

Learn more at www.facebook.com/groups/LitAndArt.


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Friday, April 15, 2016

Find Your Perfect Literary Match at the CityLit Fest

The 13th annual CityLit Festival takes place this Friday and Saturday. Headliners include Claudia Rankine, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Paul Lisicky, Stanley Plumly, Susan Muaddi Jarraj, Kathy Flann, Amber Sparks, Laura Shovan, Reggie Harris, Elisabeth Dahl, Jill Coupe, Shirley Brewer, and many more.

I’ll be participating on Saturday, April 16 as part of the @ CityLit Speed session. The event includes two hours of “speed dating” with literary magazines, small presses, and reading series. Bring your best writing sample along and share for five or 10 minutes with us to find your perfect literary match. Is your work suited for this literary journal, that press, or one of the area’s popular reading series?

I’ll be representing the popular Lit and Art reading series, so if you’ve always wanted to be considered as a featured reader at the series, be sure to stop by.

Learn more about the CityLit Festival at www.citylitproject.org/index.cfm?page=news&newsid=164


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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Leaving for Lisbon

Earlier this week, I was leaving Las Vegas. Now, we’re leaving for Lisbon. We’re looking forward to immersing ourselves in Portuguese culture, art, sun, and port during our stay.

Our apartment, complete with water view, is in the Sao Vicente neighborhood, 50 meters from Alfama — the oldest area of Lisbon, being one of the few areas not destroyed by the earthquake in 1755. The owner of the apartment grew up in the neighborhood and owns a shop just down the street, so we’ll have a great local guide ready to show us the best places to eat, drink, shop, and mingle with the locals.

Castelo de Sao Jorge and Se Cathedral are in our neighborhood, and many other sights are just a short walk or tram ride away: Torre de Belem, National Art Museum, Portuguese Tile Museum, Tower of Belem, Gulbenkian Museum, the Elevator, and the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. A bit further off, but easily accessible by train or bus, are the wonderland of Sintra, and the National Palace.

But I suspect the most fun will be sitting at cafes, sampling local foods and wine, getting to know the people and the culture. That’s what makes travel fun.

When the time comes, I suspect we won’t want to be leaving Lisbon.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Western Wonders Waiting

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But I likely won’t stay in Vegas for most of my upcoming week.

Last year when I went to visit my brother in Flagstaff, items on our list included the Grand Canyon, Sycamore Canyon, Sedona, Sunset Crater Canyon, Walnut Canyon, Red Rock Canyon, and a bit of neon in Las Vegas.

The main event this time around will be my brother’s bachelor party, so that will mean some time on the strip. Assuming we survive, other possibilities include a visit to Flagstaff, tour of Joshua Tree National Park, Zion National Forrest, Antelope Canyon, and Monument Valley.

And, if we win big in Vegas, maybe we’ll charter that helicopter into the basin of the Grand Canyon.

Where would you explore if you had a week in Vegas and vicinity?

Monday, February 29, 2016

Taking it Home

We come to the last installment in the ten-part series, Booking it Along the California Coast: A Book Tour / Road Trip Across the Pacific Coast, serialized by Attics Books.

We’ve been to Los Angeles and San Diego, Hollywood and Santa Barbara. We made out in San Francisco and partied in Santa Barbara. We went for a nostalgic trip through Monterey, where I lived as a child, and San Jose, where I was born. We followed in the foots of John Steinbeck in Salinas, looking at old family photos in his boyhood home, spending time at the Steinbeck Center, and visiting locations both in East of Eden and from his own childhood.

With this installment, we come to the end of the journey. Join me in meeting Thomas Steinbeck, son of John Steinbeck and a great author in his own right, at Tecolote Books in Montecito. Richard Mineards, who covered the Royal Family for Britian’s Daily Mirror in a previous life, even covers my book event.

That, and a quick visit to college friend in LA, sends us back home.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Nostalgic Monterey

The last time we were on the California road trip together, back in November, I shared my adventures in San Jose and Salinas, where I visited the Steinbeck Center, Steinbeck boyhood home, and a number of haunts from the author’s childhood and settings for his work.

Join me now as we venture to Monterey — visiting my own boyhood home (or at least the place where it once stood) and haunts from my own childhood.

The nostalgic trip is a part of my continuing California book tour travel story published in serial form by Atticus Books.

Join us at the Atticus Books Blog.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Join us for Lit and Art This Sunday

Is all of this snow getting you a little stir-crazy? Break your cabin fever and join us for a refreshing afternoon of lit, art, music, wine, and great conversation with some of the most creative people in the region.

Featured readers for this Sunday’s Lit and Art at the Watermark event include Lauren Beth Eisenberg Davis, Sid Gold, Dave Housley, Bill Hughes, Jen Michalski, and Richard Peabody. Live music by singer-songwriter Goodloe Byron. Original art by Manzar. Nitin Jagdish and I will be your hosts for the afternoon.

Readings, live music, original art, open mic, free refreshments — the best excuse to get lit on a Sunday afternoon in Baltimore! Join us for the next event on Sunday, January 31, 2-5 p.m. at The Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street, in the Bank of America building across from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Bright New Year for Lit and Art

Looks like a bright new year for the Lit and Art Reading Series at the Watermark Gallery. The lineup of talent featured during the five 2016 events include:

Robin E. Black

Jessica Anya Blau

Goodloe Byron

Kathy Cottle

Caryn Coyle

Wayne Countryman

Lauren Beth Eisenberg Davis

Barbara DeCeasar

Kathy Flann

Christopher T. George

Sid Gold

Tom Glenn

Dave Housley

Bill Hughes

Danuta Kosk-Kosicka

Nathan Leslie

Sonia Linebaugh

Jen Michalski

Sherry Audette Morrow

Richard Peabody

Charles Rammelkamp

Rosalia Scalia

Laura Shovan

Sally Whitney

Gregg Wilhelm

Mark Willen

And a host of others! Readings, live music, original art, open mic, free refreshments — the best excuse to get lit on a Sunday afternoon in Baltimore! Join us for the next event on Sunday, January 31, 2-5 p.m. at The Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street, in the Bank of America building across from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.



Tuesday, January 05, 2016

What Will You Read This Year?

As you settle into 2016, you may be ironing out some of your goals and resolutions for the new year. For many, that includes thinking about your reading list.

A fitting time to share the great mash-ups suggested by Atticus Books! Recently, the publisher did a service to readers by offering a full and diverse reading list. They paired their own titles with similar classics. The result: perhaps the work of curating a reading list has been done for you.

They paired Fight for Your Long Day with Prinn, The Great Lenore with The Great Gatsby, The Snow Whale with Moby Dick, and The Messiah Trilogy with Lord of the Rings. Other authors paired up include Nathan Leslie with David Foster Wallace, Jared Yates Sexton with Ramond Carver, Letita L. Moffitt with Toni Morrison, and me with Tim O’Brien.

“If The Things They Carried is a reminder of the War in Vietnam, Tracks is a reminder of the wars people face every day when they wake up.”

Check out all of the pairings at the Atticus Books website … and start reading a combination of indie lit and classics for 2016.

Which book are you starting your year with?

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