WHYY’s Dave Heller interviews “One Book, One Philadelphia” author

The 2009 One Book, One Philadelphia program kicks off today. The Mayor’s office and Free Library of Philadelphia joint project promotes reading, literacy, library use, and encourages Philadelphia area residents to come together through reading and discussing a single book. WHYY’s Dave Heller interviewed the author of this year’s selection, “The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music” Steve Lopez.

The 2009 One Book, One Philadelphia program kicks off today. The Mayor’s office and Free Library of Philadelphia joint project promotes reading, literacy, library use, and encourages Philadelphia area residents to come together through reading and discussing a single book. WHYY’s Dave Heller interviewed the author of this year’s selection, “The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music” Steve Lopez.

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