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Amazon editors pick best books to read in May

new books to read in May

Books

Michelle Obama reads children's books on PBS web series

Michelle Obama children's book

Entertainment

Sally Rooney's 'Normal People' adaption on Hulu is the next big thing to watch

Normal People on Hulu

Books

Amazon editors pick Best Books of the Month for April

Amazon's Books Of The Month April

Entertainment

J.K. Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home hub for families during the COVID-19 crisis

Harry Potter at Home hub

YouTube

Dolly Parton reads bedtime stories to your kids during the coronavirus pandemic

Dolly Parton Imagination Library video series

Books

'For You' is a must-read book for Bruce Springsteen fans social distancing at home

Bruce Springsteen For You book

Entertainment

Audible offers free audiobooks for kids during self-quarantine

Audible free audiobooks during coronavirus crisis

Entertainment

The best apocalyptic books and movies to check out while observing social distancing

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Books

Top books to read this March picked by Amazon editors

Amazon's editors pick the top books to read this March

New Year's Eve

SparkNotes' best 'Great Gatsby' tweets to laugh at as we enter the new Roaring '20s

New Year's Eve parties

Books

These are the 20 best books of 2019, chosen by Amazon editors

best books of 2019 picked by Amazon editors

Health Stories

His life in 'overtime,' Penn doctor races to find better treatments for rare Castleman disease

David Fajgenbaum Castleman Disease book 2

Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia eliminates late fees for overdue books

Free Library eliminates late fees

Business

Tommy Orange's 'There There' selected for 2020 One Book One Philadelphia

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Exhibits

Inside the Franklin Institute's 'The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience'

Franklin Institute Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience

Books

Free Library to display Shakespeare first folio in rare book department

Free Library of Philadelphia

Family-Friendly

'The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience' opening at the Franklin Institute

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Experience at Franklin Institute

Eagles

Eagles' Zach Ertz is publishing a children's book with a foreword from Carson Wentz

Zach Ertz book

Health News

Reading and listening to books stimulates the same areas of the brain

Brain Maps Berkeley Reading Books Listening Audiobooks study

Summer

In support of the beach read: 6 best books for summer

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Entertainment

Carmen Maria Machado announces horror comic 'The Low, Low Woods' set in Pennsylvania mining town

Books

Amazon announces its picks for the 20 best books of 2019 so far

Amazon Best Books of the Year So Far

Education

Touring book truck to stop at Free Library this week

Philly Free Library bus tour

Movies

Danny DeVito options rights for book about Toms River pollution, cancer outbreak

Danny DeVito Toms River book movie

Wellness

This free website grades health-focused books on accuracy, healthfulness

health book reviews

Performances

BalletX to perform 'The Little Prince' at Wilma Theater in July

BalletX to perform The Little Prince

Tech

Authors discuss Silicon Valley’s top tech mentor, Bill Campbell

Dillon - Trillion Dollars

Comedy

Chelsea Handler on life, death and therapy after Trump

Chelsea Handler

Children's Health

Amazon avoids the 'misinformation pipeline' by removing books touting autism cures

Amazon

Books

Will Smith's 'Fresh Prince' inspires new children's book series

Fresh prince screen shot

Food & Drink

Laurel's Nick Elmi will publish a cookbook this fall

Laurel

Books

What's the greatest love story ever?

Jennifer Weiner

Books

A Dickens of a celebration

Carroll - Dickens Sculpture

Literature

Philly book publisher reimagines classic novels with Gritty as star

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

Holiday

5 books from Philly writers that make great holiday gifts

Book covers

Shopping

Attend a book festival at Cherry Street Pier this December

Cherry Street Pier

Celebrities

Tom Hanks will be in Philadelphia on Halloween night

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