Local Authors

Some of the many authors with roots in and around the Philadelphia area. (We have worked hard on this list, but if we have left you out please let us know.)

Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393358230
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 23rd, 2020

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449236
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Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450031
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

Disgruntled: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250094636
Availability: Backordered
Published: Picador - March 29th, 2016

Doomstead Days Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643620022
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 2nd, 2019

Motion Studies Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781946433237
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Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - May 6th, 2019

What We Lose: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735221734
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Dear Angel of Death Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781937027674
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Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - September 3rd, 2018

Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

The Odyssey Cover Image
By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356250
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 6th, 2018

Let the House of Body Fall Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781936970551
Availability: Special Order
Published: New Issues Poetry and Prose - October 2nd, 2018

Dinner at the Club: 100 Years of Stories and Recipes from South Philly's Palizzi Social Club Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780762493869
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 29th, 2019

Bottle Fly (Yale Drama Series) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300235012
Availability: Special Order
Published: Yale University Press - September 18th, 2018

Lizzy Legend Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534420243
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Published: Aladdin - January 8th, 2019

Lilli de Jong: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563327
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Published: Anchor - July 10th, 2018

Parnassus on Wheels (The Art of the Novella) Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781935554110
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Published: Melville House - August 31st, 2010

Accident! (lap board book) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328620071
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

Manhattan Beach: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476716749
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Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018

The Year of the Return Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948598194
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Published: Open Books Publishing (UK) - August 1st, 2019

Lost Philadelphia Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781909108448
Availability: Backordered
Published: Pavilion - July 1st, 2013

Monk Eats an Afro Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781934909423
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Published: Hanging Loose Press - May 1st, 2014

Fever 1793 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689848919
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2002

The Great American Songbook Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780989275996
Availability: Special Order
Published: Strange Object - May 8th, 2018

The Eagles Encyclopedia: Champions Edition: Champions Edition Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781439918487
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Published: Temple University Press - October 17th, 2018

A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307477477
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Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060501419
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Published: Ecco - December 12th, 2006

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781681061412
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Published: Reedy Press - September 1st, 2018

A Prayer for the City Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679744948
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - December 29th, 1998

But Not the Armadillo Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481481007
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Published: Little Simon - September 4th, 2018

Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781439913000
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Published: Temple University Press - October 13th, 2017

Pizza Camp: Recipes from Pizzeria Beddia Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781419724091
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 18th, 2017

Ashes (The Seeds of America Trilogy) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416961475
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

The Hoboken Chicken Emergency Cover Image
By Daniel Pinkwater, Tony Auth (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781416928102
Availability: Backordered
Published: Aladdin - September 25th, 2007