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    Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library

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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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    Michael Eric Dyson | The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in...
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    February 9th, 2016
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    Karen Finley | Shock Treatment: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
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    Karen Finley | Shock Treatment: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
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    Karen Finley | Shock Treatment: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
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    Jane Mayer | Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the...
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    February 12th, 2016
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    Jane Mayer | Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the...
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    February 12th, 2016
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    Sayed Kashua | Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life
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    February 16th, 2016
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    Sayed Kashua | Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life
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    February 16th, 2016
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    E.J. Dionne Jr. | Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism—From Goldwater to the Tea Party...
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    February 18th, 2016
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    E.J. Dionne Jr. | Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism—From Goldwater to the Tea Party...
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    February 18th, 2016
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    A Taste of African Heritage
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    February 23rd, 2016
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    A.O. Scott | Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty,...
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    February 23rd, 2016
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    A.O. Scott | Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty,...
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    February 23rd, 2016
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    LEADING VOICES: Amy Cuddy | Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest...
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    February 25th, 2016
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    LEADING VOICES: Amy Cuddy | Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest...
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    February 25th, 2016
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    Joel Grey | Master of Ceremonies
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    February 25th, 2016
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    Cory Booker | United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good
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    March 1st, 2016
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    Cory Booker | United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good
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    March 1st, 2016
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    Daniel Clowes | Patience
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    March 3rd, 2016
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    Daniel Clowes | Patience
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    March 3rd, 2016
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    Darryl Pinckney | Black Deutschland with Margo Jefferson | Negroland
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    March 8th, 2016
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    Darryl Pinckney | Black Deutschland with Margo Jefferson | Negroland
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    March 8th, 2016
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    Helen Oyeyemi | What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours with Álvaro Enrigue | Sudden Death
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    March 10th, 2016
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    Helen Oyeyemi | What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours with Álvaro Enrigue | Sudden Death
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    Michael V. Hayden | Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror
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    March 14th, 2016
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    Michael V. Hayden | Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror
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    March 14th, 2016
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    Howard Jacobson | Shylock Is My Name with Boris Fishman | Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo
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    March 15th, 2016
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    Howard Jacobson | Shylock Is My Name with Boris Fishman | Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo
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    March 15th, 2016
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    Shirin Ebadi | Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran
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    March 16th, 2016
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    Shirin Ebadi | Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran
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    March 16th, 2016
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    Peter Beinart | The Crisis of Zionism
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    March 17th, 2016
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    Peter Beinart | The Crisis of Zionism
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    Helen Macdonald | Shaler’s Fish
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    March 22nd, 2016
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    Helen Macdonald | Shaler’s Fish
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    March 22nd, 2016
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    Leading Voices: Charles Duhigg | Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive...
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    March 23rd, 2016
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    Leading Voices: Charles Duhigg | Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive...
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    March 23rd, 2016
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    Ellen R. Malcolm | When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics
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    March 24th, 2016
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    Ellen R. Malcolm | When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics
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    March 24th, 2016
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    Donna Leon | The Waters of Eternal Youth
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    March 28th, 2016
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    Donna Leon | The Waters of Eternal Youth
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    March 28th, 2016
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    Barbara Bradley Hagerty | Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife
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    March 29th, 2016
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    Barbara Bradley Hagerty | Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife
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    March 29th, 2016
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    Hanya Yanagihara | A Little Life
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    March 31st, 2016
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    Hanya Yanagihara | A Little Life
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    March 31st, 2016
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    Edna O’Brien | The Little Red Chairs
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    April 4th, 2016
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    Edna O’Brien | The Little Red Chairs
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    James McBride | Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown
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    April 5th, 2016
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    James McBride | Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown
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    April 5th, 2016
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    Buzz Aldrin | No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon
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    April 7th, 2016
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    Buzz Aldrin | No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon
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    April 7th, 2016
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    Diane McKinney-Whetstone | Lazaretto
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    April 11th, 2016
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    Diane McKinney-Whetstone | Lazaretto
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    Mary Norris | Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen with Robin Black | Crash...
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    April 12th, 2016
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    Mary Norris | Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen with Robin Black | Crash...
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    April 12th, 2016
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    Arianna Huffington | The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
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    April 14th, 2016
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    Arianna Huffington | The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
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    April 14th, 2016
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    Viet Thanh Nguyen | The Sympathizer
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    April 19th, 2016
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    Viet Thanh Nguyen | The Sympathizer
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    April 19th, 2016
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    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf | Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson...
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    April 21st, 2016
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    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf | Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson...
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    April 21st, 2016
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    Robb Armstrong | Fearless: A Cartoonist’s Guide to Life
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    April 26th, 2016
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    Robb Armstrong | Fearless: A Cartoonist’s Guide to Life
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    April 26th, 2016
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    Frans de Waal | Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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    April 28th, 2016
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    Frans de Waal | Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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    April 28th, 2016
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    Chris Cleave | Everyone Brave Is Forgiven with Brendan Jones | The Alaskan Laundry
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    May 3rd, 2016
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    Chris Cleave | Everyone Brave Is Forgiven with Brendan Jones | The Alaskan Laundry
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    May 3rd, 2016
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    LEADING VOICES: Daniel Shapiro | Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most...
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    May 5th, 2016
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    LEADING VOICES: Daniel Shapiro | Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most...
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    May 5th, 2016
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    Angela Duckworth | Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
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    May 5th, 2016
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    Angela Duckworth | Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
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    May 5th, 2016
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    Juan Williams | We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the...
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    May 10th, 2016
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    Juan Williams | We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the...
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    May 10th, 2016
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    Louise Erdrich | LaRose
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    May 11th, 2016
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    Louise Erdrich | LaRose
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    May 11th, 2016
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    Nathaniel Philbrick | Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate...
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    May 12th, 2016
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    Nathaniel Philbrick | Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate...
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    May 12th, 2016

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