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Bethany DiLello, local graphic web designer, helps to make self-published books, like the title on the right, look professional. by Len Lear Over the years I have had occasion to write about many … more
Mt. Airy native Richard Schwartz has been a firefighter, farm worker, general contractor, drummer for a popular West Coast band and the author of several very well-reviewed books. by Len Lear … more
David Jackson Ambrose, a resident of East Falls and author of the powerful novel, “State of the Nation,” (and a soon-to-be released novel, untitled for now) is seen here with a friend, Maria … more
Lucy Noland, a native of Saigon, Vietnam, was an anchor on Channel 29’s 10 o’clock news for five years until June of last year. Her TV work has earned her Emmys, Golden Mics, Edward R. Murrow … more
Tony DePaul, of Chestnut Hill, has written seven novels, including the just-released “Ro Ro Morse” about “a cement-tough female cop.” His stories all take place in Chestnut Hill and nearby … more
Janet Mason (left) and Gloria Rohlfs, of Mt. Airy, are seen at the book launch for Mason’s “THEY,” a section of which was a Pushcart Prize nominee, at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy … more
Alex London, of Mt. Airy, is the best-selling author of an astonishing 25 books (over two million copies sold) who was also a war correspondent in some of the world’s most dangerous countries. by … more
Geri Lynn Utter, who has a doctorate degree in psychology from Chestnut Hill College, is the author of “Mainlining Philly,” due for release at the end of February. It is an autobiographical … more
Fiona Harewood is the author of “River Never Smooth: Reclaiming Power After Abuse,” a memoir of her own three abusive relationships. The book will have an online and in-person launch party on … more
by Len Lear Would you like to discover young local writers who just may be the future John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, Philip Roth, J.D. Salinger, Virginia Woolf or Saul Bellow? Well, you … more
Larry Benjamin just had his third novel, “The Sun, the Earth and the Moon,” published on Nov. 15 by a traditional publisher. (He has also published a collection of short stories and an … more
Jace Gaffney, whom some localites will remember from his days at Caruso’s Food Market, which was in Chestnut Hill for 100 years, is the author of an intriguing new memoir, “The Trap of … more
(Left) James’ new book is designed to help readers “live their purpose, create the love they want and have the life they love!” (Right) James is a Lyft driver and life coach in addition to … more
(Left) The cover of Liz Lynch’s wonderful new book for children, “Pandas Love Pizza.” (Right) Chestnut Hill illustrator Liz Lynch has produced another adorable children’s picture book that … more
Simonetta Lein was a fashion icon and sought-after model in her home country of Italy. by Len Lear Simonetta Lein, 36, is that rare combination of beauty, intellectual achievement and humanitarian … more
Regan will have a paperback launch event on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Shakespeare and Co., 1632 Walnut St., starting at 6:30 p.m., with Lisa doing a reading, Q&A and signing.[/caption] by Len Lear … more
Mark Lyons will read from “Homing,” sponsored by Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Sunday, Nov. 24, 4 to 6 p.m., at Nexus, 520 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy.[/caption] by Constance Garcia-Barrio Could it … more
Sharai Robbin is a best-selling author who has spent most of her time in recent years writing books for other people as a ghostwriter. by Len Lear I have interviewed well over 100 authors during my … more
Historian/author David W. Young, 55, a Germantown resident for 25 years, holds up a copy of his new book, “The Battles of Germantown: Effective Public History in America” (Temple University … more
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