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Dorothy Kilgallen & Jack Ruby: A Toxic Mix

In 1931, at the age of 17, she was a cub reporter for the “New York Evening Journal.” At age 23, she was the first woman “to fly around the world on commercial airlines.” In 1937, she wrote the screenplay […]

Dorothy Kilgallen & Jack Ruby: A Toxic Mix

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In 1931, at the age of 17, she was a cub reporter for the “New York Evening Journal.” At age 23, she was the first woman “to fly around the world on commercial airlines.” In 1937, she wrote the screenplay […]

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Springsteen: Born to Write

On a recent visit to the Book Market in Oakland, my treasured stop in Mountain Maryland, I was immediately tempted by Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, “Born to Run. As a former

Elizabeth Hazen reads ‘Underwear Girl’

Elizabeth Hazen is one of Baltimore’s most acclaimed poets. She is also an educator. Her poetry has appeared in a number of respected journals, including: “The Threepenny Review,” “Salamander,”

Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery and a good read

“Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery,” Sally Cline, 272 pages, Arcade Publishing, 2016 (Review by Bill Hughes) His family roots ran deep in the “Old Line State.” Dashiell Hammett, aka Samuel

‘The Last Book of Baghdad’ gets a release party

Author Justin Sirois with Book Editor/Collaborator, Haneen Alshujairy On Thursday evening at Atomic Books in Hampden, a release party was held to celebrate the unveiling of “The Last Book

Reviewed: What’s Fair, by Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro - best known for supposedly owning some guy named Piers Morgan in a teevee debate, and then writing an entire book about it - has decided to try

I Lie for Money: Candid, Outrageous Stories from a Magician’s Misadventures

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from magician Steve Spill's book, "I Lie for Money: Candid, Outrageous Stories from a Magician’s Misadventures." Spill reveals how he survived

Reading books on your phone

Prolific, seemingly compulsive writer Stephen King mentioned in his book "On Writing" published in 1980, that he carries a pocketable paperback book wherever he goes, so that he can

Paranormal Oddities and Government Conspiracies

What is the truth behind the Bigfoot legend? Area 51 and UFO’s? Crop circles? Time travel? Mermaids and Mind Control? In her first book – Paranormal Oddities and Government

Jason Tinney’s ‘Ripple Meets the Deep’ launches at Mick O’Shea’s October 18

Jason Tinney's words will transport you.  His new story collection, Ripple Meets the Deep, has such power and raw beauty; it is hard to forget his images. I fall to

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