Wednesday, March 29, 2017

What A Great Lineup! Don't Miss These . . .

Free Library Author Events

Colum McCann | Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice  
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30 PM 

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The National Book Award winning author of Let the Great World Spin offers a pragmatic guide for aspiring writers. In conversation with Jason Freeman

Lauren Grodstein | Our Short History with Tom McAllister | The Young Widowers Handbook   
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM  

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A poignant story of parenthood and sacrifice from the Rutgers-Camden professor and New York Times bestselling author of A Friend of the Family.

A bereaved husband carries his late wife's ashes on a cross-country road trip in the latest work from the Temple professor and Bury Me in My Jerseymemoirist

Wendy Lesser | You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM  

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The prolific author and founder of Three Penny Review presents a biography of one of the 20th century's most revered architects.  

Of Interest

Author Talk: Francis Hoeber    
Wednesday April 5, 6:00 PM

Philadelphia City Institute Library | 1905 Locust Street
Author Francis Hoeber will discuss and autograph his book Against Time: Letters from Nazi Germany, 1938-1939.
Free Library Author Events
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General Information
Author Events are held in the Montgomery Auditorium at the Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, unless noted. Events generally consist of a talk by the author and a Q & A period with the audience followed by a book signing. Books are sold on-site. Seating begins 45 minutes prior to event start times. No tickets or reservations are required for Free Author Events.

Live American Sign Language translation of Author Events is provided upon request. Please call the Author Events Office at least two weeks in advance to request this service.

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