Posts in “author-events” (45)

F. Scott Fitzgerald is now considered one of the nation’s pre-eminent modern novelists and short story writers. During his lifetime, he was best known for his literary depictions of the… continue reading

By Julie B.   September 15, 2016   

Looking forward to our upcoming Author Event with comedian Amy Shumer next week on Wednesday, August 17th? Then sit back and have a laugh listening to these funny podcasts from other humorous… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 12, 2016   

We are just one week away from the Kickoff Event to the One Book, One Philadelphia 2016 season. On Tuesday night, February 2, at 7:30 p.m. you are invited to join us in Parkway Central… continue reading

By Julie B.   January 27, 2016   

Patti Smith —poet, punk, and provocateur all rolled into one scorching soul, will be appearing at the Free Library this evening for a waaaaaaaay sold out Author Event to discuss her new book… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 6, 2015   

This fall promises to be a busy and exciting time at the Culinary Literacy Center. We have some wonderful programs lined up highlighting treasured books and talented cooks. Cookbook authors … continue reading

By Liz A.   October 14, 2015   

This week's press round-up is sparse, but gives a preview of some exciting author events happening at the Library soon and also looks back at a couple fun past events . From chick-lit… continue reading

By Samantha M.   August 7, 2015   

How time flies! We recently closed out another year of great conversations in our Author Events series here at the Free Library and can't wait for the new year to start right up again! Our… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 19, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 Author Events schedule continues through the end of the year and into 2015 with The Monday Poets series on the first Monday of every month, the business-minded Leading Voices lecture… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 13, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 schedule continues with these great upcoming Author Events : The Monday Poets series on the first Monday of every month beginning in October, groundbreaking television writer and… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 15, 2014   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to celebrate iconic children’s book author and illustrator Lloyd Alexander, in conjunction with the 50 th anniversary of the publication of The… continue reading

By Michelle S.   September 30, 2014   

Our Fall 2014 schedule is under way and we have some amazing authors coming to the Free Library soon including broadcaster and television host Tavis Smiley , philosopher Slavoj Zizek , educator… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 17, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in July 2014 . Our Fall 2014 schedule has been announced and we have some amazing authors coming to the Free Library soon including… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 14, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in June 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include economist and magazine magnate Steve Forbes , local cookbook author… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 14, 2014    2

Now that you've been properly introduced, get ready for some fun. The "King of Bad Taste", "Sultan of Sleaze", and "Pope of Trash" (allegedly coined with… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 13, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in May 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include a sold out book signing with former First Lady and Secretary of State… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 12, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in April 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include novelist Colson Whitehead , opera singer Jessye Norman , photographer… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 14, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in March 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include opera singer Jessye Norman , photographer Vincent Feldman , actress… continue reading

By Peter SM   April 16, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in February 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include Kevin Powers , Max Brooks , Bob Mankoff , Pat and Gina Neely ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 12, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in January 2014 . Don't forget to view our schedule for upcoming Winter and Spring 2014 author events! Jane Pauley | Your Life… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 12, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in December 2013 . Don't forget to view our schedule for upcoming Winter and Spring 2014 author events! Blaine Harden | Escape… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 14, 2014