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Midtown Scholar Bookstore

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1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
(717) 236-1680 http://www.midtownscholar.com/

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June 2019

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An Evening with Randi Hutter Epstein

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them. This June, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore is pleased to welcome author Randi Hutter Epstein to Harrisburg as she presents her new book, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything. This event is free and open to the public.

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An Evening with Randi Hutter Epstein

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them. This June, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore is pleased to welcome author Randi Hutter Epstein to Harrisburg as she presents her new book, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything. This event is free and open to the public.

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BOOK LAUNCH WITH JOEL BURCAT

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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Set in Harrisburg, this debut environmental legal thriller traces the suspicious deaths of two teenagers after swimming in the Susquehanna River. Mike Jacobs, a young environmental prosecutor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is assigned his first big case and must find, and stop the dumpers. Mike's alluring new friend Sherry Stein, an ambitious young Deputy Attorney General, is investigating the man running against the Governor. Another of Mike's friends, Patty Dixon, 'the girl next door,' is his mother's nurse and…

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July 2019

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An Evening with Kim Wehle

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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Essential reading for anyone who cares about maintaining an accountable government and the individual freedoms that the Constitution enshrines for everyone in America—regardless of political party. This July, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore is pleased to welcome Kim Wehle to Harrisburg as she presents her new book, How to Read the Constitution -- And Why. Book signing to follow discussion. This event is free and open to the public.

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The Tenth Muse: An Evening with Catherine Chung

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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An exhilarating novel about a trailblazing mathematician who unearths her own extraordinary family story and its roots in World War II. A recommended book of 2019 from Entertainment Weekly, BuzzFeed, and the Rumpus. This July, the Midtown Scholar is pleased to welcome acclaimed novelist Catherine Chung to Harrisburg as she presents and signs copies of her new historical novel, The Tenth Muse. This event is free and open to the public.

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AN EVENING WITH STEVEN WALDMAN

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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A dramatic, sweeping survey of how America built a unique model of religious freedom. This July, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore is pleased to welcome author Steven Waldman to Harrisburg as he presents his new book, Sacred Liberty: America's Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom. This event is free and open to the public. Book signing to follow presentation.

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August 2019

Free

AN EVENING WITH R.O KWON | THE INCENDIARIES

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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A powerful, darkly glittering novel of violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young woman at an elite American university is drawn into a cult's acts of terrorism. This August, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore is thrilled to welcome R.O. Kwon to Harrisburg as she presents her new novel, The Incendiaries. This event is free and open to the public. Book signing to follow discussion.

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AN EVENING WITH CHARLES KING | GODS OF THE UPPER AIR

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s--a sweeping chronicle of how our society began to question the basic ways we understand other cultures and ourselves. Gods of the Upper Air is a page-turning narrative of radical ideas and adventurous lives, a history rich in scandal, romance, and rivalry, and a genesis story of the fluid…

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