Ari Shapiro | The Best Strangers in the World: Stories from a Life Spent Listening

Thu, March 23, 2023 7:30 P.M.
Cost: $16.50; $10.00 student rush tix at the door w/ID


In conversation with award-winning chef and restauranteur Michael Solomonov

Ari Shapiro is the cohost of NPR’s All Things Considered, the most listened-to radio news program in the country. Formerly NPR’s White House correspondent and international correspondent based in London, he has earned two Edward R. Murrow awards, the Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize, and recognition from the American Bar Association and the Columbia Journalism Review. Also an accomplished stage performer, Shapiro is the creator of the one-man show Homeward and the co-creator of the show Och and Oy, which he performs nationwide alongside collaborator Alan Cumming. A memoir in the form of an essay collection, The Best Strangers in the World reveals the deeper stories behind some of the globe-hopping journalist’s most poignant reportage.

Masks are welcome but are not required.
Pre-signed books will be available for purchase at the library on event night.
If you purchased a pre-signed book in advance you will collect it as you enter the auditorium.
Books provided by Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books
Ticket price includes processing fees

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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