Books by local authors or of and/or about the Baltimore and Maryland-area.

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  1. You Can't Stop Murder?

    You Can't Stop Murder: Truths About Policing in Baltimore and Beyond


    A murderous vigilante group named Black October guns down drug dealers – and a prominent politician. A psychopath stalks the corridors of city hall en route to a near deadly rendezvous with the mayor. A crazed sniper picks off half a dozen city police officers from the third window of an east Baltimore row home. Learn More
  2. Wicked Baltimore

    Wicked Baltimore: Charm City Sin and Scandal


    As home to Edgar Allan Poe's body, the acerbic wit of H.L. Mencken and Fells Point's nest of pirates, Baltimore revels in the deliciously dark side of its history. Learn More
  3. The Wire: Truth Be Told

    The Wire: Truth Be Told


    When The Wire premiered in 2002, many were surprised that HBO would take on a cop show, one of broadcast television’s favorite genres. But The Wire was no average show. It started with a cops-and-criminals tale set in a Baltimore housing project and spun out from there. Learn More
  4. The Most Dangerous Thing (paperback edition)

    The Most Dangerous Thing


    Some secrets can’t be kept . . . . Learn More
  5. The Dark Side Of Disney

    The Dark Side Of Disney


    Utterly Unauthorized Tips, Tricks And Scams For Your WDW Vacation. Learn More
  6. Tears In My Eyes

    Tears In My Eyes: The Kenny Hamber Story


    Kenny Hamber was born in Baltimore in 1943. Growing up in the projects there, he was strongly drawn to singing (much more so than to general education). After embarking on a musical journey as a member of a vocal harmony group, he struck out on his own as a solo singer just as soul music's golden age was dawning. Learn More
  7. Teaching in the Terrordome

    Teaching in the Terrordome: Two Years in West Baltimore with Teach for America


    Only 50 percent of kids growing up in poverty will earn a high school diploma. Just one in ten will graduate college. Compelled by these troubling statistics, Heather Kirn Lanier joined Teach For America (TFA), a program that thrusts eager but inexperienced college graduates into America’s most impoverished areas to teach, asking them to do whatever is necessary to catch their disadvantaged kids up to the rest of the nation. Learn More
  8. Smile, Hon, You're In Baltimore! Theme Issue Gift Pack

    Smile, Hon, You're In Baltimore! A Theme Issue Gift Pack

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    Poop, Sex, and Tattoos. Learn More
  9. Remington

    Remington: The History of a Baltimore Neighborhood


    The North Baltimore neighborhood of Remington has a proud and industrious history. Learn More
  10. Redlines

    REDLINES: Baltimore 2028 - An Anthology Of Speculative Fiction


    Jason Harris has gathered some of Baltimore's most talented writers to tackle the idea of imagining Baltimore in the near future. Learn More
  11. Our Kingdom Of Dust

    Our Kingdom Of Dust


    A modern fairy tale from Leonard Kinsey, bestselling author of The Dark Side of Disney. Learn More
  12. Other Wes Moore

    Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates


    Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Learn More
  13. Nobody Rides for Free

    Nobody Rides for Free: A Hitchhiker's Memoir


    Come hitchhike with Peter Bowers, a twentysomething survivor of a strict religious upbringing as he embarks on an eye-opening adventure that takes him from Baltimore, Maryland to the west coast and back in the late 1970s. Learn More
  14. Nine Years Under (paperback)

    Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home


    Six Feet Under meets The Wire in a dazzling and darkly comic memoir about coming-of-age in a black funeral home in Baltimore Learn More
  15. Moon Maryland

    Moon Maryland: Including Washington DC


    Area native Michaela Riva Gaaserud provides travelers with an insider’s perspective on one of the nation’s most historically significant states. Learn More
  16. Moon Baltimore (this edition)

    Moon Baltimore


    As a Baltimore native, travel writer Jennifer Walker knows the ins and outs of Charm City, from browsing galleries in Station North to catching a game at M&T Bank Stadium. Learn More
  17. Maryland Legends

    Maryland Legends: Folklore from the Old Line State


    The demon car of Seven Hills Road, the ominous Hell House above the Patapsco River, the mythical Snallygaster of western Maryland--these are the extraordinary tales and bizarre creatures that color Maryland's folklore. Learn More
  18. Maryland Curiosities

    Maryland Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities And Other Offbeat Stuff


    Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Old Line State has to offer! Learn More
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  25. Marshall Law

    Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther


    In 1970, the feds framed Eddie Conway for the murder of a Baltimore City Police officer. He was 24 years old. They threw him in prison, took him away from his family, his friends, and his organizing, and tried to relegate him to a life marked by nothing but legal appeals, riots and lockdowns, transfers from one penal colony to the next. But they failed. Learn More

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