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    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    The mission of The Free Library of Philadelphia is to provide to all segments of Philadelphia's diverse population a comprehensive collection of recorded knowledge, ideas, artistic expression and information in a variety of media, including current technology; to assure ease of access to these materials; and to provide programs to stimulate the awareness and use of these resources.
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    Edward Snowden in Conversation with Jeremy Scahill | The Surveillance State Then and Now
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    September 11th, 2017
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    Loudon Wainwright III | Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes and Excess, Death & Decay...
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    September 12th, 2017
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    Nicole Krauss | Forest Dark with Nathan Englander | Dinner at the Center of the Earth
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    September 14th, 2017
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    Stephen Greenblatt | The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
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    September 15th, 2017
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    Tom Perrotta | Mrs. Fletcher
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    September 19th, 2017
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    Adam Gopnik | At the Stranger's Gate: Arrivals in New York
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    September 22nd, 2017
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    Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook | Federal Donuts: The (Partially) True Spectacular Story
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    September 25th, 2017
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    William Taubman | Gorbachev with Yuri Slezkine | House of Government
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    September 26th, 2017
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    Salman Rushdie | The Golden House with Claire Messud | The Burning Girl
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    September 28th, 2017
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    Jennifer Egan | Manhattan Beach with Carmen Maria Machado | Her Body and Other Parties
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    October 3rd, 2017
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    Mervyn King | Brexit and the Future of the Global Economy
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    October 4th, 2017
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    Jeffrey Eugenides | Fresh Complaint: Stories
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    October 5th, 2017
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    E.J. Dionne, Jr. and Norman J. Ornstein | One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the...
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    October 10th, 2017
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    James McBride | Five-Carat Soul
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    October 11th, 2017
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    Van Jones | Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
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    October 12th, 2017
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    Amy Tan | Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir
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    October 17th, 2017
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    James Forman Jr. | Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
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    October 18th, 2017
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    Gabrielle Union | We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That are Funny, Complicated, and...
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    October 19th, 2017
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    Alice McDermott | The Ninth Hour
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    October 23rd, 2017
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    Simon Schama | The Story of the Jews Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900
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    October 24th, 2017
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    Juan González | Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's Tale...
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    October 26th, 2017
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    John Hodgman | Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches
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    October 27th, 2017
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    Jennifer Weiner | Little Bigfoot, Big City
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    October 28th, 2017
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    Ta-Nehisi Coates | We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy*
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    November 2nd, 2017
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    Chris Matthews | Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
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    November 3rd, 2017
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    Nikki Giovanni | A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter
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    November 6th, 2017
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    Dan Rather | What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism
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    November 8th, 2017
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    Reza Aslan | God: A Human History
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    November 9th, 2017
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    Isabel Allende | In the Midst of Winter
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    November 10th, 2017
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    Gordon S. Wood | Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
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    November 13th, 2017
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    John Banville | Mrs. Osmond
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    November 14th, 2017
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    Russell Shorto | Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom
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    November 16th, 2017
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    Tucker Carlson | The Last Liberal: How the Modern Left Abandoned Principle, Humor, Common...
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    November 17th, 2017
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    Roz Chast | Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York
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    November 21st, 2017
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    Lawrence O’Donnell | Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of...
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    November 28th, 2017
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    Walter Isaacson | Leonardo da Vinci
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    November 29th, 2017
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    Bill McKibben | Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance
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    November 30th, 2017
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    Jed Perl | Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898-1940
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    December 5th, 2017
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    Ntozake Shange | Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems
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    December 7th, 2017
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