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I heart the Baltimore Book Festival – September 25-27

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Mark your calendar for the 14th annual Baltimore Book Festival on September 25-27, 2009. This year’s authors include Buzz Aldrin, Gwen Ifill, Ralph Nader, Chris Gardner, Amiri Baraka, Ingrid Hoffmann, Farai Chideya, Maureen McCormick, Dale DeGroff, Lourdes Castro, Adam Ried, Mordicai Gerstein and James Warhola. (Please Note: KRS-One has cancelled his appearance at this year’s festival).

Ride your bike and park in our new bike parking zone – 600 block of Charles Street, east side of the street.

NEW FOR 09! If you live or work downtown – the festival is opening at noon on Friday. Spend your lunch hour with us: browsing for books, enjoying author presentations and sampling the menus of our tasty food vendors. JUST ANNOUNCED for lunchtime Friday – GMA’s workplace guru Tory Johnson will be sharing invaluable career advice from her new book, Fired to Hired.

Attention Ravens Fans! Catch Sunday’s game against the Browns at the Baltimore Book Festival. Viewing area will be at the Moveable Mixtures trailer in the North Park.

And on Saturday night … don’t miss the Baltimore Book Festival’s Official After-Party! CLICK HERE for details.

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“This is a love letter to Baltimore,” says Du Pree, executive director of the CityLit Project, describing the annual festival, now in its 21st year.