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At a time when neighborhood bookstores are sprouting again in the Northwest, Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy is sailing confidently into its 18th year with a new look. more
Jim Zervanos was clearly living a charmed life a decade ago. But cancer is a devilish intruder and doesn't care how perfect your life is. more
At 94 years old, the Rev. Robert L. Polk – who recently published his third book – has always been a pioneer. more
Chestnut Hill’s John K. Krieger will be signing copies of his newly published short stories this weekend at Booked. more
Eli Goldblatt, a professor of English at Villanova University from 1990 to 1996 and at Temple University from 1996 to 2019, has some very strong opinions about higher education in the U.S. more
Chestnut Hill author Alfred O'Neill Jr.'s second novel in a trilogy, “Even Climate Change Can’t Stop Love and Murder,” is based on a true story. more
“Boundaries,” a short story by Chestnut Hill writer Ilene Raymond Rush published in “Frankly Feminist,” takes place in Chestnut Hill. more
There aren’t many stories as beloved as Charles Dickens’ seasonal classic, “A Christmas Carol.”  Countless versions and adaptations have emerged. more
Fink's newest effort is “Descent into Darkness, A Fight Against Terror,” in which an angry father sets out to get revenge against the person responsible for duping his daughter into making a pornographic film. more
One of the many joys of Christmas in Chestnut Hill is the return of award-winning artist Eddie Flotte. more
Richard Tuttle, a professional musician and retired lawyer who just released the CD single, “Break Someone Else's Heart,” is also an author whose dialogue is often spellbinding. more
Paul Mercurio, who now lives across the road from Chestnut Hill College, was a typical working class kid growing up in West Oak Lane. Now he's a published author. more
The time has come to start thinking about the holidays and searching for that perfect gift. My humble suggestion, dear reader, should not come as a surprise. It’s a book.  more
David Biddle has stretched his imagination with his new book, “Old Music for New People,” a timely and contemporary novel about a teenager named Robert. more
For Norma Wingate, an avid tennis player who starred on Central High School's Public League championship tennis team in 1992, the word “love” always makes her think of tennis. more
In talking about her new novel, “Her Past Can't Wait,” which was released Sept. 13, Jacqueline Boulden was animated and passionate. more
Mt. Airy author Janet Mason has done it again. more
Chestnut Hill resident Nelson Diaz has chronicled his life in the autobiography “Not from Here, Not from There." more
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
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