“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
The Baltimore Sun: Blaze Starr and  Burlesque’s  Big To-do
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
WYPR Baltimore Public Radio, live on The Signal with Aaron Henkin: 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