Staff Pick: Ben Cricchi on the streets of Baltimore

George Clack serves on the Board of Directors for the Little Patuxent Review. In this post, he shares her staff pick from the Winter 2020 issue, Ann Bracken’s interview with photographer Ben Cricchi. “A picture is a secret about a secret,” the great photographer Diane Arbus once said. “The more it tells you the less you […]

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Book Review: Shirley Brewer’s After Words

Most of us don’t live in hamlets. Even if we did, I suspect we’d still get our news mostly from the Net, from neighbors and co-workers and friends, TV, the diminished but dogged daily papers, the weeklies. Surely not from books. Rarely do we experience our news directly. It’s hand-me-down, a leeching of vitamins from […]

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