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About Our Auction
"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul."—Joyce Carol Oates
MARYLAND HUMANITIES SIGNED BOOK AUCTION
With the holiday season fast approaching, gift the avid readers in your life—or yourself—a special treat: a book or two (or three!) from Maryland Humanities.
Every book you’ll find in this auction has been signed by the author, editor, or illustrator. There are books here for readers of all ages, from young children to teens to adults. Whether a fan of historical fiction, poetry, biography, or graphic novels, there’s something here to tickle nearly every reader’s fancy…and hopefully yours!
Among the titles you’ll find in the auction are works by Zadie Smith, Jason Reynolds, Laura Lippman, Taylor Branch, Ron Chernow, Jacqueline Woodson, Natasha Trethewey, James McBride, John Waters, and Sally Field.
All proceeds will support the work of Maryland Humanities, an educational nonprofit organization based in Baltimore and serving every corner of the state through a dozen programs each year. Our mission is to create and support educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
Join us on this mission and place your bids today!
About Maryland Humanities
Enriching the lives of Marylanders and strengthening the fabric of our state since 1973. That’s Maryland Humanities.
Maryland Humanities creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
by Ron Chernow
by Margot Lee Shetterly
by Sally Field
Kill 'Em and Leave & California Dreamin'
by James McBride & Penelope Bagieu
On My Own
by Diane Rehm
by John Waters
Sing, Unburied, Sing
by Jesmyn Ward
The King Years & The Colored Waiting Room
by Taylor Branch and Kevin Shird with Nelson Malden
The Nickel Boys
by Colson Whitehead
by Natasha Trethewey