Books

Books

A Dickens of a celebration

Carroll - Dickens Sculpture

Literature

Philly book publisher reimagines classic novels with Gritty as star

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Awards

Pennsylvania is the fourth most-decorated literary state in the U.S.

John Updike

Entertainment

10 books to read before the movie adaptations come out in 2019

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Weekend

Weekend picks: Ice bar, Deck the Alley, ugly sweater party and more

Pop Culture

Sequel to Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' announced

Margaret Atwood

Holiday

5 books from Philly writers that make great holiday gifts

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Shopping

Attend a book festival at Cherry Street Pier this December

Cherry Street Pier

Celebrities

Tom Hanks will be in Philadelphia on Halloween night

Food & Drink

Michael Solomonov will sign copies of his new cookbook 'Israeli Soul' tonight

Michael Solomonov

Pets

Philly-area high schooler helps tell heartwarming rescue dog stories

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Books

The next 'One Book, One Philadelphia' selection is by a two-time National Book Award winner

Jesmyn Ward national book awards

Arts & Culture

You can view J.K. Rowling's handwritten 'Harry Potter' manuscripts up close

Shopping

New York-based Shakespeare & Co. opens book shop in Rittenhouse

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People

Omarosa is coming to Temple to discuss her new book, 'Unhinged'

Omarosa is coming to Temple to discuss her book, 'Unhinged'

Books

Michelle Obama is visiting Philadelphia this fall for 'Becoming' arena book tour

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Odd News

Author of 'How to Murder Your Husband' charged with murdering husband

Writing who wrote "How to Murder your Husband" essay charged with murder

TV

Stormy Daniels to release memoir, 'Full Disclosure,' in October

Stormy Daniels to release new memoir, 'Full Disclosure'

Dictionary

Merriam-Webster gets 'hangry' with additions of 'avo,' 'guac' and hundreds of other words

Besito Guac

Movies

'Crazy Rich Asians' author Kevin Kwan wanted for draft dodging in Singapore

"Crazy Rich Asians"

Teenagers

Why it matters that teens are reading less

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Lifestyle

First-year teachers get schooled on Philly slang in new student-authored handbook

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Comedy

Andy Cowan's new 'Banging My Head...' book reveals untold 'Seinfeld' storylines

Andy Cowan

Television

Hillary Clinton and Steven Spielberg set to bring women's suffrage story to TV

Hillary Clinton to produce new series with Steven Spielberg about the Suffragette movement

Celebrities

Will Smith announces book project with self-help author Mark Manson

Will Smith

Pop Culture

Andrew Shaffer, author of 'Hope Never Dies,' coming to Free Library

"Hope Never Dies" Andrew Shaffer

Careers

Jobs expert at Wharton offers tips for changing careers

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Screenings

A Q&A with the Marble Faun of Grey Gardens legend

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Opinion

Here's hoping Michael Bennett makes white people uncomfortable in Philly on Tuesday

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Performances

Celebrate James Joyce's 'Ulysses' at Rosenbach's annual Bloomsday festival

Bloomsday

Education

Philly teacher's poetry takes aim at PSSA tests

Tested Out Poetry Book Jesse Gottschalk

Eagles

Eagles' Nick Foles publishing memoir on Super Bowl run, Christian faith

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Parties

New book pairs cocktails with iconic records

Carrol - Booze and Vinyl book

Books

Do books have a restrictive rating system?

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Books

‘Dumpster fire’ and ‘mansplain’ among hundreds of new words added to dictionary

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Books

‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom, Jr. visiting Philly on book tour

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Books

Sean Penn to promote first novel at Free Library of Philadelphia

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Sponsored

Book lovers with no time, this app is for you

Blinkist Product

Books

Here is 'Bingo Love,' the black, queer romantic graphic novella

Bingo Love

Family-Friendly

Ryan Howard to sign copies of his children's book in New Jersey

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Books

From Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania Avenue: Photographer preserves Michelle Obama for history

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Books

'America's Frankenstein': Book to examine Philly's 'first mass murderer'

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Race

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book about mass incarceration, racial injustice

The New Jim Crow

Quizzo

Test your pop culture knowledge at these themed trivia nights

The Office

Politics

Book excerpt: 'Target: The Senator – A Story About Power and Abuse of Power'

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Politics

Q&A with Vince Fumo: I didn't deserve 'the scarlet letter F'

Carroll - Vince Fumo Interview