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.
BRITTNEY MORRIS THE JUMP
Bestselling young-adult author Brittney Morris joined Uncle Bobbie's to discuss her latest book, “The Jump”. The Jump follows a group of Seattle teens who enter a city-wide cryptology contest run by a mysterious entity called The Order, which will offer the winners high-tech resources that the teens plan on using to stop the placement of an oil refinery in their neighborhood. Brittney was joined in conversation by author and literary agent, Eric Smith.
6TH ANNUAL MLK RADICAL SYMPOSIUM
Uncle Bobbie's is proud to bring you our 6th Annual Radical MLK Symposium. Join us as Dr. Marc Lamont Hill leads an esteemed panel featuring Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly, Dr. Obery Hendricks, Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan & Dr. Jared Ball.
FREE LIBRARY AUTHOR EVENTS
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.