“Margo embraced the fans and feathered boas of burlesque’s golden past and in so doing, became a link from those glory days to the modern movement called Neo-Burlesque” – Baltimore Post Examiner

Maryland Morning with Tom Hall, WYPR, Baltimore Public Radio:

Baltimore Guide: A Former Stripper Looks Back on the Block

Baltimore Post-Examiner: These Days: A Tale of Nostalgia on Baltimore’s Block

You Tube: Novelist Margo Christie reads at Amber Hott’s Hot Comedy Experience at the Voodoo Comedy Lounge, Denver Colorado

Baltimore Sun: MICA exhibit explores the history and revival of Baltimore burlesque

Baltimore Post-Examiner: Margo Christie: Block stripper turned novelist returns to Baltimore for readings, burlesque shows

Baltimore Post-Examiner: Angie Pontani, Brian Newman bring nostalgic burlesque to life for novelist Margo Christie

Live on The Signal with Aaron Henkin, WYPR Baltimore Public Radio Block Stripper turned Author reveals Naked Truth in her novel THESE DAYS

With Larry Matthews of the Maryland Writers’ Association:

Readers Say …

“These Days contains enough champagne, Frank Sinatra, feathered boas, and colorful characters to rival any film noire…. Becky Shelling is both a character out of time and a timeless character.” – Jill Yesko, filmmaker and author of “Murder in the Dog Park”

“This personal tale is at once intriguing and touching. Any creative young person struggling for self-expression will be able to identify with this beautifully written story.” – Charles Kelly, Arizona Republic reporter and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award finalist for “Grace Humiston and the Vanishing”
“From a dancer’s point of view, [Margo’s descriptions of the business] are so right on!” Angie Pontani, Burlesque Queen and Producer; Miss Exotic World 2008
This award-winning book is thoroughly addictive. The dialogue is a delight, catching the nuances of the varied cast of characters.” B. Morrison, author of ForeWord Book of the Year finalist “Innocent.”

“Paints a vivid picture of the decline of a beloved place with all the requisite nostalgia.” – Jake, on Goodreads

“These Days was a captivating read. It dripped with recognizable characteristics of people I knew from “those days.” Margo Christie has captured the essence of the ‘Block’ without giving too much away.” – Debra, on Amazon

“A delightful trip to my past. Great read. Looking forward to her next book.” – David, on Goodreads

“A very compelling story full of vibrant characters and richly descriptive localities, the book practically begs for a sequel.” – Benjamin, on Amazon