Mary Louise Kelly | It. Goes. So. Fast.: The Year of No Do-Overs

Thu, April 13, 2023 7:30 P.M.
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Cost: $16.50 or $37.30 book with ticket


In conversation with award-winning journalist and broadcaster Tracey Matisak

Barbara Gohn Day Memorial Lecture

An NPR reporter for more than two decades, Mary Louise Kelly currently co-hosts the network’s flagship program All Things Considered, the most listened-to radio news show in the United States. Also the author of two popular suspense novels, she has contributed articles and essays to a variety of publications, including The Washington PostThe New York Times, and The Atlantic. Kelly created and taught a graduate course on national security and journalism at Georgetown University, served as a contributing editor at The Atlantic, and has moderated high-profile interviews at venues around the globe. In It. Goes. So. Fast., she reflects on life’s joys, sorrows, and pivotal changes in the year leading up to her son’s departure to college.

Masks are welcome but are not required
Books will be available for purchase at the library on event night.
If you purchased a book in advance you will collect it as you enter the auditorium.
A book signing will follow the presentation.
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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