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Solomon Jones author of The Last Confession

Thursday, November 11, 7pm – Fiction Solomon Jones author of The Last Confession ($24.99 Minotaur Books) Having come of age on the mob-controlled streets of 1960’s South Philly, Detective Mike Coletti learned early to walk the fine line between cops

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Linh Dinh & Ocean Vuong

Friday November 19, 7pm – Poetry & Prose Linh Dinh & Ocean Vuong Linh Dinh author of Love Like Hate: A Novel ($16.95 Seven Stories Press) Protagonists Kim Lan and Hoang Long marry in Saigon during the Vietnam War, uniting

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Brenda’s Child author of The Right Amount of Sunshine

Saturday, October 16, 7pm – Memoir Brenda’s Child author of The Right Amount of Sunshine…Cultivating Little Girls into Young Ladies Brenda’s Child has made it her life’s mission to inspire people through poetry and stories and through leading by example

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Frank Meeink author of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead

Thursday, October 14, 7pm – Non-Fiction Frank Meeink author of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead: The Frank Meeink Story, as told to Jody M. Roy ($10.00 Hawthorn) Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead is Frank Meeink’s raw telling of his descent

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Soho Press authors Stuart Neville, Henry Chang & James Benn

Sunday, October 24, 2pm – Crime Fiction Soho Press Presents James Benn, Henry Chang, & Stuart Neville James Benn author of Rag and Bone ($15.00 Soho Press) James R. Benn is the author of Billy Boyle: A World War II

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Diane Turner author of Feeding the Soul: Black Music, Black Thought

Wednesday, October 20, 7pm – Non- Fiction Diane Turner author of My Name is Oney Judge and Feeding the Soul: Black Music, Black Thought Feeding the Soul: Black Music, Black Thought (25.95  Third World Press) – An Africa-centered framework unifies

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George Anastasia

Wednesday October 13, 7pm – True Crime George Anastasia author of Philadelphia True Noir: Kingpins, Hustles and Homicides ($17.95 Camino Books) In these pages you’ll find the true noir stories that have bubbled up under the magnifying glass of a

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The Twin Poets and William Upski Wimsatt

Tuesday, October 12, 7pm – Poetry & Prose Moonstone Poetry Series Presents The Twin Poets and William Upski Wimatt The Twin Poets are tutors, mentors, big brothers, community activist, leaders, scholars, summa cum laude grads, allies, soldiers, father-figures, artist, teachers,

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Richard Poplak author of The Sheikh’s Batmobile

Thursday, October 7, 7pm – Non-Fiction Richard Poplak author of The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World ($15.95  Soft Skull Press) What happens to our pop culture when it meets another culture head-on—especially one

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Rose A. Valenta & Chip Chantry

Sunday October 3, 3pm –Humor Rose A. Valenta author of Sitting on Cold Porcelain ($19.99 paper, $29.95 hardback) Local Comedian, Chip Chantry, will kick off this event with standup Philadelphia humorist, Rose A. Valenta, has written over 160 essays in

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