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Uncle Bobbie's Events

Featuring author talks, new releases, community events, and more.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY 1ST AT 7:00PM

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ALYSSA COLE & KELLYE GARRETT - BOOK TALK & SIGNING

We are very excited to welcome award-winning authors, Alyssa Cole and Kellye Garrett for a fantastic discussion and to celebrate the launch of Alyssa's latest book, One of Us Knows and Kellye's latest release, Missing White Woman.


A Q&A session and special book signing will follow the conversation.


Don't miss out!

 

MAY 23RD AT 7:00PM

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CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD - BOOK TOUR

Charlamage Tha God - multi-hyphenate mogul, host of the morning radio show The Breakfast Club, founder and CEO of iHeartRadio’s Black Effect Podcast Network and New York Times Bestselling Author - joins us to launch his latest book, Get Honest or Die Lying: Why Small Talk Sucks.

Charlamagne will be in conversation with writer, news anchor and owner of Uncle Bobbie's, Marc Lamont Hill.

Each ticket comes with a signed copy of Get Honest or Die Lying.

You don't want to miss this!

 

MAY 29TH AT 7:30PM

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KATHLEEN HANNA - REBEL GIRL
A COLLABORATION WITH WHYY

Join us as we celebrate the launch of musician and feminist icon, Kathleen Hanna's new memoir, Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk. Conversation partner to be named soon. You don't want to miss this!

 

Each ticket comes with a copy of Rebel Girl!

 

$1 of each ticket sold will go towards the Peace Sisters organization.

EARLIER THIS YEAR

2ND ANNUAL bell hooks SYMPOSIUM

Join us for the 2nd Annual bell hooks Symposium at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. A panel of leading intellectual, cultural, and political voices will discuss bell hooks’ unparalleled impact as a scholar, writer, teacher, mentor, comrade, sister, and friend. Powered by thoughtful critique and deep love, the wide-ranging discussion will include topics such as Black feminism, radical politics, critical education, spirituality, masculinity, and love.

JONATHAN ABRAMS THE COME UP

Check out our Instagram Live conversation with the author of "The Come Up", Jonathan Abrams. We discuss 50 years of Hip-Hop history and culture and the impact that it has had on all of us.

6TH ANNUAL MALCOLM X SYMPOSIUM

Check out the replay of our 6th Annual Malcolm X symposium.

Upcoming Events
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FREE LIBRARY AUTHOR EVENTS

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Uncle Bobbie's — The Official Bookseller for Free Library of Philadelphia Author Events

The Author Events program at the Free Library of Philadelphia offers the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue with today’s most celebrated voices in the humanities and sciences. Called “the region’s preeminent forum for writers and ideas” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Free Library’s Author Events program has earned three “Best of Philly” designations from Philadelphia magazine (in 1997, 2001, and 2009). Since its inception, the Author Events program has grown and now presents more than 125 authors each year in addition to the Field Family Teen Author Series.

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