Paula Poundstone | The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

Thu, May 11, 2017 7:30 P.M. Add to your calendar
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15 General Admission, $7 Students
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Paula Poundstone’s decades-long stand-up comedy career has included multiple HBO specials, an Emmy Award, two comedy albums, and an American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-Up. Renowned for her self-effacing wit and cheeky observations, she is a frequent panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me and a recurring guest on A Prairie Home Companion. She is the author of There’s Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say and has contributed articles to The Los Angeles Times, Glamour, and Mother Jones. In her new book, Poundstone embarks on a series of diverse adventures in search of long-term happiness.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Friday, April 28, 2017
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Caitlyn Jenner | The Secrets of My Life* | Parkway Central Library | 1901 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19103
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