Local Author Lori L. Tharps to Appear at Wadsworth Branch

By Michelle S. Tue, November 2, 2010

Local author Lori L. Tharps will be reading and signing copies of her new novel, Substitute Me, on Tuesday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wadsworth Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. With unforgettable characters and set in pre-9/11 Brooklyn, Substitute Me illuminates the complexity of intimate relationships, both professional and romantic. Booklist calls Substitute Me a "lively modern domestic drama about why we are who we are."

Tharps is an assistant professor of journalism at Temple University. She has been a staff writer for Vibe magazine and a correspondent for Entertainment Weekly, and her work continues to appear in publications such as Glamour and Essence. She has authored several books, including the highly acclaimed Kinky Gazpacho and Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America.

For more information about this event, please contact the Wadsworth Branch at 215-685-9293.

<i>Substitute Me</i> by Lori L. Tharps
Substitute Me by Lori L. Tharps


i am a great fan of professor Tharps. Thanks for updating about her
desisuit - new jersey Tue, November 02, 2010
is Lori L. doing book signing on her other books like Kinky Gazpacho? That is one of my favorites.
Malek H. Tue, November 02, 2010

Yes, I believe she will sign any of her other books you bring along to the reading.

Michelle - Free Library Wed, November 03, 2010

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