Sunday, September 24, 2017
National Aquarium presents: Amy Sutherland, Kicked, Bitten and Scratched and Rescuing Penny Jane
Whether you are a fan of the furry or finned, bestselling author and journalist Amy Sutherland will delight you with true-life tales about animals and the people that care for them. Learn about National Aquarium staff featured in Kicked, Bitten and Scratched, Amy’s memoir of the year she spent shadowing students at the top college for exotic animal trainers, and hear about her newest book, Rescuing Penny Jane, about the dedicated people who work to save shelter dogs.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Stephen Hunter, G-Man and Will Englund, March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution
Stephen Hunter is the author of twenty novels and the retired chief film critic for The Washington Post, where he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. His novels include The Third Bullet, Sniper’s Honor, I, Sniper, I, Ripper, and Point of Impact, which was adapted for film and TV as Shooter. Hunter lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
It’s the time of the year when Baltimore book lovers rejoice: the Baltimore Book Festival is back. The festival – a three-day long celebration of all things literary – takes place in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor September 22-24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
What to Expect
Events at the book festival include something for everyone. There will be celebrity appearances, book signings by both local and national authors, readings, panel discussions, booksellers and workshops. More than 100 booksellers, non-profits and literary-oriented vendors get involved with booths at the festival, featuring wares and works for every type of reader. From romance to sci-fi to cookbooks to serious literature – every genre is covered.