“One Book, One Philadelphia” kicks off 7th season with a local favorite

Today a former Philadelphia Inquirer columnist returns to the city of Brotherly Love to kick off the city’s seventh “One Book, One Philadelphia.” The joint project of the Mayor’s Office and the Free Library of Philadelphia promotes reading, literacy, and community building by encouraging people across the city to read an annual selection. This year’s featured author Steve Lopez says Philadelphia influenced his writing in “The Soloist.” WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

Today a former Philadelphia Inquirer columnist returns to the city of Brotherly Love to kick off the city’s seventh “One Book, One Philadelphia.” The joint project of the Mayor’s Office and the Free Library of Philadelphia promotes reading, literacy, and community building by encouraging people across the city to read an annual selection. This year’s featured author Steve Lopez says Philadelphia influenced his writing in “The Soloist.” WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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