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Mt. Airy's much-praised racial diversity skipped over the issue of class, says author Abby Perkiss. more
There is an old saying in publishing that you should “write what you know,” and Mt. Airy author and social science researcher Lynn Gregory is an exemplar of that maxim.  more
Millions of boys in this country undoubtedly dream of one day being a Major League baseball player. more
The legendary American “Jazz Age” author F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, “There are no second acts in American lives.” Fitzgerald did not know Harry Groome. more
“The Way In; What a Hospice Chaplain Learned Living with Parkinson's, in Poetry and Prose”  is a courageous, brutally candid revelation of Robinson’s own periodic rages. more
Three local authors, one from Chestnut Hill and two from Mt. Airy, will discuss their books at a signing event on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m., at Hilltop Books, 84 Bethlehem Pike. more
Now that the warmer weather is here to stay for a few months, it is a perfect time to go outside with the whole family. more
According to clinical psychologist Alyson Nerenberg, an addictions and relationship expert who has long had an office in Chestnut Hill, many of us enter into relationships with unrealistic expectations - which can lead to crushing disappointment.  more
Are you like me and almost everyone else on earth, and completely befuddled by this thing called cryptocurrency? more
Lafayette Hill resident Richard Lyntton's life would make a pretty good movie. He’s been a captain and a tank commander in the British military, observed and documented war crimes in Bosnia, been abducted by Serbs in Sarajevo and written several books.  more
David Contosta, professor of history at Chestnut Hill College and prolific interpreter of modern America, has turned his pen to memoir and subtly bridged the genres.  more
Every single one of the 360 pages was a treasure and epiphany for me.  more
“Our Catholic identity was part of our family life,” she said during a recent Zoom interview. “My faith was always part of my identity.” more
Hoerlin, who served as Health Commissioner of Philadelphia and now lives in Center City, taught public health at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a visiting lecturer at Haverford College and Oxford University. more
Peter Murphy has written numerous books and articles, often about masculinity and femininity, as well as poetry books. more
“Are on this earth to help others; don’t you think? I’ve learned a lot from these people with so-called disabilities because they are some of the most honest, loving, nonjudgmental people you will ever know.” more
One day last August, I read a cluster of news headlines on Phillynewsfeeds.com. They dismayed me, so I copied and pasted them to a file while I thought about their weird, peculiarly American horror. more
Retired history professor Edward J.M. Rhoads just finished his memoir, “War and Revolution in South China: The Story of a Transnational Biracial Family, 1936-1951” more
I recently read four books you might enjoy. All of them concern the mystifying intersections where humans and animals all too often collide. more
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