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Uncle Bobbie's Events

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

JUNE 7TH AT 7:00PM

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PRENTIS HEMPHILL - BOOK TOUR

We are excited to welcome writer, political organizer and therapist, Prentis Hemphill for the launch of What It Takes To Heal: How Transforming Ourselves Can Change the World. Prentis is one of the most prominent voices in the trauma conversation and asserts that the principles of embodiment—the recognition of our body’s sensations and habits, and the beliefs that inform them—are critical to lasting healing and change.

Moderating this wonderful conversation will be two-time New York Times Bestselling author, Cole Arthur Riley. This discussion on healing and building community is equal parts precient and timely. A Q & A session will follow.

All copies of What It Takes To Heal will be signed by Prentis!

 

JUNE 13TH AT 7:30PM

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SUNNY HOSTIN - BOOK TOUR
IN COLLABORATION WITH WHYY

Join WHYY's Studio 2 host Cherri Gregg as she interviews Sunny Hostin, four-time Emmy Award–winning, legal journalist and co-host of the ABC daytime talk show The View. Be a part of the audience as Cherri walks Sunny shares reflections and insights of through her latest book, Summer on Highland Beach.

 

The novel celebrates family, friendship and community and reminds readers of and reminds us of the importance of our collective past legacies of our collective past and finding one’s way in the world.

Each ticket comes with a signed copy of Summer on Highland Beach.

Reserve your ticket today!

 

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.

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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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