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Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home by Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home by Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home

For two decades, Marcus Samuelssonhas captivated food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and trained in European kitchens, he is a world citizen turned American success story. Not only was Samuelsson the youngest chef ever to receive three stars from the New York Times, he is also a five-time James Beard Award recipient, a winner of Top Chef…

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Filed under Caribbean Food Celebrity Cookbook chef Chopped Cookbook Cookery Cooking Ethiopian Food Food home cooking Marcus Samuelson restaurants Soul Food Top Chef Masters

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Baltimore Book Festival 2014

Baltimore Book Festival 2014

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Sept 26-28, 2014
Fri & Sat: 12 – 8pm
Sun: noon – 6pm

Baltimore Inner Harbor 

The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally known authors, book signings, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by top chefs, poetry readings, workshops, panel discussions, walking tours, storytellers and…

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Filed under Baltimore Baltimore Book Festival Book Festivals books Death of a King Fiction Inner Harbor Martin Luther King Jr. Maryland Non-Fiction Reyna Grande Tavis Smiley The Distance Between Us

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Take This Man: a Memoir by Brando Skyhorse

Take This Man: a Memoir by Brando Skyhorse

Take This Man

When he was three years old, Brando Kelly Ulloa was abandoned by his Mexican father. His mother, Maria, dreaming of a more exciting life, saw no reason for her son to live his life as a Mexican just because he started out as one. The life of “Brando Skyhorse,” the American Indian son of an incarcerated political activist, was about to begin.

Through a series of letters to Paul Skyhorse Johnson,…

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Filed under Biographies Brando Kelly Ulloa Brando Skyhorse California Echo Park memoirs Mexican-American Paul Skyhorse Johnson Politics and Prose

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Have Lunch with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Have Lunch with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

September 14, 2014| 12:00 PM

The Williard Intercontinental Hotel

1401 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, D.C.

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. With a candor and intimacy never before undertaken by a sitting Justice, My Beloved World(Knopf) recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal…

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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today’s finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jacqueline Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights…

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Filed under Autobiographies Biographies Children&039;s Books Children&039;s Lit Civil Rights Movement Halfway house Jacqueline Woodson Jim Crow memoirs New York Poems poetry Politics & Prose Teen Books writers YA books YA Lit Young Adult Books