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More than Talking Heads

Two Penn Press authors and a series editor recently lent their expertize to news and documentary productions on a wide range of subjects. This Thursday, Eric Stover, author of The… READ MORE

The Evolution of the Origin

As schools, universities, museums and (yes) churches around the world prepare to celebrate Darwin Day, it’s a great time to study the evolution of the book that started it all… READ MORE

The Making of a Miami Treasure

Like its palatial contemporaries Biltmore and San Simeon, Vizcaya represents an achievement of the Gilded Age, when country houses and their gardens were a conspicuous measure of personal wealth and… READ MORE

Take the Tropic of Venice Quiz

Find out how well you know Venice by taking our online quiz. Answer all five questions correctly and you could win a $50 Penn Press gift certificate. What happens in… READ MORE

Cnaan and the Role of Congregations

If you’re interested in roles that faith-based organizations play in Philadelphia communities, hear Ram A. Cnaan discuss his research on The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of… READ MORE

Don’t Mess with the Titles

Philadelphia Inquirer critic Carlin Romano praises the book Metropolitan Philadelphia: Living with the Presence of the Past by Steven Conn. "Incisive, quirky, wry and boosterish without pulling appropriate punches, Metropolitan… READ MORE

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