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Local Author Pens Bucket-List Book About Philadelphia

Irene Levy Baker, a married mother of two, explained how she ended up a Philly expert, despite originally hailing from Youngstown, Ohio. There was almost...
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Local Authors Bookmark Literary Event at Katz JCC

A picture book about a woman pioneer in computer programming. A murder mystery about a man who isn’t sure if he killed his girlfriend. A fictional...
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Rosenbach Celebrates Restored 15th-Century Chumash

There is something both intimidating and transcendent about being in the physical presence of a book that was printed in the 15th century. There is...
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New Independent Bookstore Aims to Double as Community Center

To be known as the Narberth Bookshop, the 1,100-square-foot site of a former pool supplies store is now under construction. Gloria Steinem is best known...
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When Life Gives You Lemons…

At age 12, Jordan Singer already has reached one of his life goals: He’s a published author. At age 12, Jordan Singer already has reached...
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Author’s Imagination Presages Recent Incidents of Terrorism

Hint: If you’ve read any of his other No. 1 bestselling novels, you miiight have an idea of where The Black Widow landed. Daniel Silva was eagerly awaiting to...
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The Silva Standard

Daniel Silva's latest novel, The Black Widow, creates a fictional story about the terror attacks in Paris that were carried out. Imagine being hundreds of pages...
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JewAsian Authors Visit Philly to Talk About “America’s Newest Jews”

The couple started working on the book, JewAsian: Race, Religion and Identity for America’s Newest Jews, about eight years ago, inspired by their own partnership. Next week,...
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Chester County Author Tells the Tale of Kosher Food

Kosher USA follows the journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system and recounts how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O became...
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Frank Conversation: Author to Discuss New Lily Kovner Book

Linda Frank wraps up Miss Marple, Chinese Jews and a stolen Iraqi Torah all into her new mystery The Lost Torah of Shanghai.   If you need...