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Brunch with a Book

Join Lynn Rosen for lively conversation about some award-winning recent fiction, all while enjoying a delicious Mexican brunch in the private dining room of El Poquito in Chestnut Hill! SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward This novel was just awarded the 2017 National...
Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

In writing about a character who is an author of magic realist fiction, author Idra Novey creates her own whimsical and enchanting brand of magic realism. In writing about her protagonist, the translator Emma, she shows us the perils and challenges of a life lived in translation, when, possibly, what one truly longs for is the real thing. Ways to Disappear has the playfulness of a seek and find, acute insight into psychological motivation, and a respect for the weightiness of fiction.

Storytime is coming back!

We’re getting ready to bring back our popular story time. But first, we want to hear from you. How old is your child, and what times work best for you to bring them by Open Book Bookstore for story time? Email me at lynn@openbookphilly.com and let me...

Laurie Halse Anderson speaks to a packed house!

Laurie Halse Anderson speaks at Elkins Central in an Open Book Bookstore Event: December 15, 2017 Popular YA and Middle Grade author Laurie Halse Anderson spoke to a crowd of 75+ about the intensive historical research she does to craft her YA and middle grade books....

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