Philadelphia Book Festival, May 17-18 at 19th and Vine

The Philadelphia Book Festival is free. The dates are May 17 and May 18.

The authors will be talking about their work.

Here is a list I made last night when I couldn’t sleep to see if I want to go or not:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/listmania/fullview/RBGJIXZDX2YDJ/ref=cm_lm_pthnk_view?ie=UTF8&lm%5Fbb

Philadelphia Book Festival

A Listmania! list by Mark Cole (West Chester, PA)
(REAL NAME)   
The list author says: “More than 60 of the nation’s top writers will gather in Philadelphia for the second Philadelphia Book Festival, the Free Library’s annual celebration of reading and literacy.

The festival — held Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, at the Parkway Central Library, 19th and Vine streets offers two days of award-winning writers and poets in a lively atmosphere that combines stimulating book talks and celebrity signings with an eclectic blend of live music, children’s entertainment, a new gaming gallery for all ages to enjoy, and a street fair with more than 80 literary exhibitors! The festival is a fun, free event that connects booklovers throughout the mid-Atlantic region.”

1.  Broadway Barks: With CD by Bernadette Peters
The list author says:
  “Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 12:00PM
Citibank Main Stage”
$12.21   Used & New from: $10.30
Average Customer Rating:

5.0 out of 5 stars 5 (5)

2.  Invincible (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force, Book 9) by Troy Denning
The list author says:
  “Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 1:00PM
Citibank Main Stage”
$17.95
3.  Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
The list author says:
  “Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 5:00PM
Citibank Main Stage

Gregory Maguire writes imaginative novels in which classic villains turn out to be heroes—and supposed heroes disappoint.”

$11.20   Used & New from: $0.01
Average Customer Rating:

3.6 out of 5 stars 1,445 (1,445)

4.  Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters
The list author says:
  “Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 5:00PM
Citibank Main Stage
6abc anchor Tamala Edwards will interview Barbara Walters.

Tickets are required for entry to the Barbara Walters event. Pick up your free tickets at the Library Clubhouse (Vine St.) on Sunday, May 18 starting at 2”

$16.47   Used & New from: $16.29
Average Customer Rating:

4.0 out of 5 stars 24 (24)

5.  Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Larry Smith
The list author says:
  “Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 12:00PM
Poetry Pavilion”
$9.60   Used & New from: $6.42
Average Customer Rating:

4.4 out of 5 stars 36 (36)

6.  The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine by Benjamin Wallace
The list author says:
  “Benjamin Wallace | The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 3:00PM
Skyline Salon

On December 5, 1985, a bottle of 1787 Chateau Lafite Bordeaux, believed to be from a lost order for Thomas Jefferson, sold to the Forbes family for the record-shattering sum of $156,000.”

$16.47
Average Customer Rating:

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 (1)

 

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