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Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Free Library of Philadelphia Author Events for September and October

The Free Library of Philadelphia invites prominent authors to speak in a densely-packed season of events. Tickets for Fall 2014 Author Events are currently on sale.

Subscription Orders
We're pleased to continue to offer Flexible Subscription Packages. Purchasing a subscription package is a great way to show your support for this award-winning program. Please note that your event selection is subject to ticket availability. Call 215-567-4341 to place your subscription order.

Single Ticket Orders
Order single tickets online at freelibrary.org/authorevents or by phone at 1-800-595-4TIX (4849).

Free Events
No tickets or reservations are required for free Author Events. Seating is first come, first seated. Visit us online for details about all of these events and more.

See you at the Library!


Ticketed Author Event Series Highlights
David Lynch | The Unified Field
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM
A discussion about The Unified Field, an exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, featuring paintings and drawings by the internationally acclaimed director

Henry Kissinger | World Order
Monday, September 29, 2014
In conversation with Jeff Greenfield
The Nobel Prize-winning lifelong diplomat addresses the challenges of building international order in the 21st century


Upcoming Ticketed Events
9/10: Maureen Corrigan
9/11: David Lynch (12:00 p.m.)
9/11: Ken Burns and
Geoffrey C. Ward
9/18: Tavis Smiley
9/19: David Mitchell
9/29: Henry Kissinger
9/30: Nicholas Kristof (12:00 p.m.)
10/1: Steven Pinker
10/7: Francis Fukuyama
10/9: Mark Bittman
10/10: Leon Panetta
10/14: Jane Smiley
with Colm Toibin
10/15: John Lahr
10/16: Bill T. Jones
10/17: Cornel West (12:00 p.m.)
10/17: Norman Lear
10/20: Walter Isaacson
10/21: Marilynne Robinson
10/22: James McPherson
with S.C. Gwynne
and Karen Abbott
10/23: Azar Nafisi
10/28: E. O. Wilson
10/30: Katha Pollitt