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Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after Poe’s death, we still have little idea what ended his life. […]

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Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

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On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after Poe’s death, we still have little idea what ended his life. […]

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Was Edgar Allan Poe’s death predictable?

On June 30, 1849, the Boston newspaper “The Flag of Our Union” announced that a poem by Edgar Allan Poe called “To My Mother” would appear in its next

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Never Easy, Never Pretty

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Dean Bartoli Smith's book, Never Easy, Never Pretty. You can purchase  "Never Easy, Never Pretty" at Amazon. Amazon Summary: When the Ravens won

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Blue-Eyed Boy – A Memoir

In January 1967, Robert Timberg was a short-timer, counting down the days until his combat tour in Vietnam ended. He had thirteen days to go before he got to

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Where did Edgar Allan Poe have his last drink?

In his authoritative 1941 biography of Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Hobson Quinn wrote that on October 3, 1849, an election day in Baltimore, when a printer named Joseph Walker

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Lolita in the Lion’s Den

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Justin Forest's first novel,  Loilita in the Lion's Den. Forest, who has five college degrees, including a MLSt in taboo

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Baltimore Baseball & Barbecue with Boog Powell

Young Luke Schwindt eagerly devours one of Boog's delicious barbecue sandwiches. (Jim Burger) The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present two excerpts from chapter five of Baltimore Baseball & Barbecue

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Riding the Hog

It had been ninety degrees when they pulled out of the driveway before the sun even came up. Now Jeni was sure it was over a hundred because she

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In the Path of Hurricanes

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from In the Path of Hurricanes by Ann Marie Bezayiff. The book is avaiable through Whiskey Creek Press and Amazon. Three years after

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S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, Redemption in D.C.

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Ruben Castaneda's first book - S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, Redemption in D.C.  During the height of the crack epidemic

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