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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha | What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Wed, July 25, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In partnership with the Heinz Endowment and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a feature of GLR Week The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis—the signature environmental disaster of our time—and an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood…

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Andrew Shaffer | Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery

Mon, July 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Crockett and Tubbs. Murtaugh and Riggs. Tango and Cash. Obama and Biden. In Hope Never Dies, this time it’s personal as the former President and Vice President are on the case in this high-stakes thriller mystery from Andrew Shaffer,  the New York Times best-selling author of Fifty…

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Author Talk: Amy Meyerson

Wed, September 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Cost: FREE

Author Amy Meyerson will present her novel The Bookshop of Yesterdays and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. When Miranda Brooks' beloved but estranged uncle dies, he leaves her his bookstore, Prospero Books, and a scavenger hunt through the books on its’…

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Author Talk: Lisa Thomas-Laury

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Both on camera and off, Lisa Thomas-Laury's life seemed perfect- a glamorous job on television, a loving and successful husband, two great kids.  Then Lisa received news that wasn’t so good. The strange pains she’d noticed in her feet and ankles might signal a rare,…

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An evening with Vincent J. Fumo and author Ralph Cipriano

Wed, September 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Cost: FREE

Join us at Fumo Family Library for an evening of insight and candor with our eponymous and now former senator, South Philly’s own Vincent J. Fumo, as he speaks with Ralph Cipriano, author of Target: The Senator;  A Story About Power And Abuse of Power.

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