November 1, 2010

JHU Press,Woman’s Club of Roland Park host holiday book sale

The JHU Press and the Woman’s Club of Roland Park will host a book fair showcasing the Press’s local authors and popular books about Maryland and the Chesapeake region at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12.

The event will be held at the Woman’s Club’s historic building at 4500 Roland Ave., and some proceeds from the sale will help support its restoration.

Press editor Bob Brugger will speak about regional publishing, and Press authors Michael Olesker, Cindy Kelly and Charley Mitchell will discuss their experiences writing and publishing their books of local interest. Many other Press authors, including several JHU faculty and staff, will be on hand to meet guests and sign books—a perfect launch to the holiday shopping season.

Admission is free, and refreshments will be served; a selection of wines will be available at a cash bar. Reservations by Nov. 5 are requested; e-mail or call 410-889-0760.