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Joseph Fox Bookshop

1724 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

(215) 563-4184; mfoxfoxbookshop.com

Type: Bookstore — Not set

Web site: http://www.foxbookshop.com/

Events: http://www.foxbookshop.com/event

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Upcoming events

Sep
10
Free Library of Philadelphia - Maureen Corrigan - So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures (Wednesday, September 10 at 7:30pm)
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures Maureen Corrigan “Immensely likable, eclectic, and dynamic” (Booklist), Maureen Corrigan brings intellectual rigor and an infectious enthusiasm to her literary reviews on NPR’s Fresh Air and the “Book World” section of The Washington Post. She is also the author of 2005’s Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading, a literary memoir about the books and authors that have shaped her life. Corrigan’s reviews have appeared in dozens of publications, including the New York Times, The Nation, and The Boston Globe. She also is currently the Critic-in-Residence at Georgetown University. So We Read On encourages readers to rediscover the greatness of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s enduring masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. Tickets on sale August 22 at 10:00 AM! Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
11
Free Library of Philadelphia - Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward - The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (Thursday, September 11 at 7:30pm)
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward “Not only the greatest documentarian of the day, but also the most influential filmmaker period” (The Baltimore Sun), Ken Burns has opened the doors of American history for millions of people. With an intimately personal yet grand style of storytelling, his films have resurrected the people and events both mythologized and lost to history. His documentaries include Baseball, Jazz, The Dustbowl, Brooklyn Bridge, and the landmark series The Civil War. His films have won 12 Emmy Awards and have twice been nominated for Oscars. A seven-part program that follows Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt for more than a century, Burns’s new series airs on PBS this fall. Geoffrey C. Ward, Burns’ longtime collaborator, is the principal writer of The Civil War, Jazz, Baseball, and 13 other of the director’s PBS documentaries. For his work he has won seven Emmy Awards. Ward is also author of A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for biography, as well as more than a dozen other books whose themes range from East Indian culture to Mark Twain. Tickets on sale August 22 at 10:00 AM! Limit 2 tickets per person Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
16
Free Library of Philadelphia - Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz - Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine (Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30pm)
Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz Granted unprecedented access to Philadelphia’s famous museum of medical oddities, specimens, and antique medical equipment, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz has penned an in-depth and revelatory biography of its eccentric and brilliant founder, Thomas Dent Mütter. Once described as the “P.T. Barnum of the surgery room,” the flamboyant and forward-thinking Mütter helped established Philadelphia as the epicenter for global medical innovation. A museum exhibit based on the book will open on the same day as the book’s release. Aptowicz is also the author of six books of poetry, as well as another book of nonfiction, Words in Your Face: Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
18
Free Library of Philadelphia - Tavis Smiley - Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year (Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm)
Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year Tavis Smiley One of Time magazine’s most influential people, human rights advocate and broadcaster Tavis Smiley has been an “engaging and compelling” voice in the American discourse for over two decades. He has hosted long-running and acclaimed programs on BET, NPR, and PBS. He currently hosts Tavis Talks on BlogTalkRadio. Smiley is the author of 16 books, including Fail Up, The Covenant with Black America, and The Rich and the Rest of Us, which he coauthored with Cornel West. Death of a King is a revealing chronicle of the year leading up to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. Tickets on sale August 22 at 10:00 AM! Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
19
Free Library of Philadelphia - David Mitchell - The Bone Clocks (Friday, September 19 at 7:30pm)
The bone clocks David Mitchell Called simply “a genius” in the New York Times Book Review and named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, David Mitchell was twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for his novels Number9Dream and Cloud Atlas. His other works include Black Swan Green, Ghostwritten, and the historical novel The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet –“a formidable marvel” (The New Yorker). Acclaimed for its adept braiding of six narratives that each evoked a different fiction genre, the ambitious Cloud Atlass new novel continues in this kaleidoscopic style, interweaving several points of view in a tale of disappearance, mysticism, and grace. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) Tickets on sale August 22 at 10:00 AM! This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
20
Free Library of Philadelphia - Ray Didinger - The New Eagles Encyclopedia (Saturday, September 20 at 7:30pm)
The New Eagles Encyclopedia Ray Didinger Five-time Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year, Ray Didinger covered the NFL for The Philadelphia Bulletin and the Philadelphia Daily News for over 25 years. He has authored or coauthored 10 books about sports and sportswriting. He currently appears on the air and writes articles for Comcast Sports Net Philadelphia. Co-written with the late Robert S. Lyons, The New Eagles Encyclopedia is a revised, updated, and expanded edition of Didinger’s incomparable history of Philadelphia’s 80-year-old football team. Featuring profiles of players, coaches, and owners, as well as statistics galore, this is “the definitive book for any Eagles fan” (Philadelphia Daily News). Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
22
Peter Thiel, Blake Masters (Monday, September 22 at 08:30am)
Peter Thiel
Blake Masters (added from Random House)
Sep
22
Free Library of Philadelphia - Laurence Steinberg - Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence (Monday, September 22 at 7:30pm)
Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence Laurence Steinberg Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Temple University, Laurence Steinberg is one of the world’s leading experts on adolescence. A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science, he is the author of more than 350 articles and essays on growth and development during the teenage years, and the author or editor of 17 books. He has been a featured guest on numerous television programs, including CBS Morning News, Today, Good Morning America, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. In Age of Opportunity, Steinberg mines innovative research to explain how the plasticity of the adolescent brain, rivaling that of years 0 through 3, suggests new strategies for instilling self-control. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
30
Free Library of Philadelphia - Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn - A Path Appears: Enriching the Lives of Others – and Ourselves (Tuesday, September 30 at 12pm)
A Path Appears: Enriching the Lives of Others – and Ourselves Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn The first married couple to win the Pulitzer Prize, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are acclaimed for their reporting about international social injustices, women’s issues, and Asia’s economic ascendance. In 2009 they received the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Kristof has written for the New York Times since 2001, during which time he received an additional Pulitzer for his columns about the genocide in Darfur. Also an accomplished and lauded print journalist, WuDunn now works as an executive at several of America’s top investment banking firms. The co-authors of two previous bestsellers, Kristof and WuDunn’s new book is an ambitiously profound look at people who are making the world a better place and the ways in which we can support their efforts. Mr. Kristof will speak. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
2
Darryl Pinckney (Thursday, October 2 at 00am)
Darryl Pinckney (added from Random House)

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