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This week's panel includes Penn professor Ioana Marinescu, Evan Kasoff, president of Temple University Graduate Student Association and conservative talk show host Dean Malik.
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Flashpoint
December 08, 2019 - 9:21 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about a recent wave of union organizing. Read more here.
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Author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York on Aug. 30, 2016.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 8:55 am
Bookstore employees from Mystic, Connecticut to Houston and San Francisco all have a happy holiday story to share: a $500 bonus from bestselling author James Patterson. Read for more.
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A selection of books on display.
Courtesy of Bucks County Book Fest
Hadas Kuznits
October 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
The Bucks County Book Festival begins Saturday at multiple locations in Doylestown.
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Markings in the margin of a rare Shakespeare book at the Free Library of Philadelphia is now believed to be done by a famous 17th century poet.
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John McDevitt
September 18, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Markings in the margin of a rare Shakespeare book at the Free Library of Philadelphia is now believed to be done by a famous 17th century poet.
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Eagles fans at bar
Courtesy of Tradesman's
Holli Stephens
September 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything happening in the city — including the best spots to watch the Eagles home opener.
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Some South Jersey teachers have some free books to start the school year courtesy of the nonprofit called "BookSmiles."
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Mike DeNardo
August 29, 2019 - 5:51 pm
South Jersey teachers have some free books to start the school year courtesy of the nonprofit called BookSmiles.
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Dr. Seuss Experience
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 10:31 am
BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children's writer. The exhibit is centered on a maze based on "Oh, the Places You'll Go," the Dr. Seuss book that urges children to...
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Penn Book Center
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Paul Kurtz
August 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn Book Center co-owner Michael Row said he and his wife, Ashley Montague, were about to become two more victims of Amazon. "Amazon is selling a lot of the course materials at less than we can get them from the publisher," Row said. "And free shipping." They...
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This handout from Christie's shows the cover of J K Rowling's first novel Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone.
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August 01, 2019 - 9:46 am
Emily Dixon, CNN (CNN) — It didn't seem like an auspicious purchase at the time: a discarded library book bought for £1 (about $1.20) at a rummage sale, one of a handful picked up to read on vacation. Except the book happened to be a first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (...
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The new untitled "Hunger Games" novel
Scholastic via AP
June 17, 2019 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year. The novel, currently untitled, is scheduled for release on May 19, 2020...
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