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VIRTUAL - Wil Haygood | In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr.

Thu, June 4, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Wil Haygood live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  Writing “with perspective, understanding and compassion to burn” ( Chicago Sun-Times ) across a storied 30-year career, Pulitzer Prize–nominated journalist Wil Haygood has worked at…

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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: A.T. Greenblatt and Molly Lazer

Fri, June 5, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:00 p.m.Register for free here .  A.T. Greenblatt   is a mechanical engineer by day and a writer by night. She lives in Philadelphia where she's known to frequently subject her friends to various cooking and home brewing experiments. She is a…

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Donna Rifkind | The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood

Thu, June 11, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch the event with Donna Rifkind live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  A prolific book critic whose reviews appear in the  Wall Street Journal , the  Washington Post , and the  New York Times Book Review , Donna Rifkind was a 2006 finalist…

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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: Tina Cambria and Rose Lerner

Fri, June 12, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:00 p.m.Register for free here .  Tina Cambria lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her family, and after leaving the 9 to 5 world behind, she followed her dream of writing romance novels. In addition to writing, she loves to travel, meet new people,…

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Virtual - Stacey Abrams | Our Time is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

Tue, June 16, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: $33.00-Signed Book with Ticket
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Each ticket includes a signed book. All books will be mailed once the event takes place. After you purchase your ticket you will automatically be registered for the event on Crowdcast . In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition Stacey Abrams  is…

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VIRTUAL - Inga Saffron | Becoming Philadelphia: How an Old American City Made Itself New Again

Wed, June 17, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Inga Saffron live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  Architectural critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 20 years, Inga Saffron won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her sagacious critiques of urbanism, planning, and Philly’s hyper-rapid…

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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: Sally Wiener Grotta and Veronica Forand

Fri, June 19, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:00 p.m.Register for free here .  Sally Wiener Grotta is an award-winning author, photographer and speaker. Her books include The Winter Boy (a Locus Magazine’s 2015 Recommended Read) and Jo Joe (a Jewish Book Council Network book).  Her…

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VIRTUAL - Chris Wallace | Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days That Changed the World

Mon, June 22, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Chris Wallace  live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  In conversation with award-winning journalist, Tracey Matisak The popular anchor of Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace has reported on nearly every watershed national and international political…

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VIRTUAL - Ezekiel J. Emanuel | Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care?

Tue, June 23, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Ezekiel Emanuel live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  Ezekiel J. Emanuel is Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. An oncologist and author of nine books…

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VIRTUAL - Roddy Doyle | Love

Wed, June 24, 2020 5:00 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Roddy Doyle live on Crowdcast at 5:00 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  In conversation with Liz Moore , best selling author of Long Bright River Lauded for his “marvelous” and “bloody brilliant” ( Toronto Star ) works of fiction, prolific…

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VIRTUAL - B. Janet Hibbs and Anthony Rostain | The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years

Thu, June 25, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch B. Janet Hibbs and Anthony Rostain live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!  A longtime faculty member at Drexel University, the Family Institute, and Widener University, B. Janet Hibbs is a renowned expert on family issues and partner relationships. A…

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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: Siobhan Carroll and Fran Wilde

Fri, June 26, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m.Register for free here .  Siobhan Carroll is a Philadelphia based writer of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Her award-winning fiction can be found in magazines such as Lightspeed and in anthologies like Ellen Datlow's Stoker-award…

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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: Chantal Mer and Susan Scott Shelley

Fri, July 3, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:00 p.m.Register for free here .  Chantal Mer is an author and optimist. Her stories explore relationships and what it means to be family. When she’s not writing about strong women, strong men, and strong love, she can be found walking her…

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