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FLP Boz Bicentenary Speakers
Tale of Two Cities

Tale of Two Cities

July at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Year of Dickens celebration is all about A Tale of Two Cities.

Tonight (Tuesday, July 10 at 7PM), as part of the Boz Bicentenary Speaker series, Sandra Sokowski will be linking Philadelphia with Dickens’ Tale:

“Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities:  Dr. …

May is David Copperfield at the FLP

May is David Copperfield at the FLP

Our novel for the month at the Free Library of Philadelphia is David Copperfield, or to be more precise, The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account.  Copperfield  is the most autobiographical of Dickens’ novels, and …

Boz Bicentenary Speakers: Matthew Pearl

Boz Bicentenary Speakers: Matthew Pearl

The Last Dickens

The Last Dickens

When Charles Dickens died suddenly of stroke in 1870 he had written half of a novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Dickens published all of his novels in serial format...

Boz Bicentenary Speakers: Richard Bravo on Pickwick

Boz Bicentenary Speakers: Richard Bravo on Pickwick

The first event of the Dickens Bicentenary celebration at the Free Library of Philadelphia is on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:30PM.  Richard Bravo, President and Chairman of The Philadelphia Pickwick Club, will speak about Dickens’ first great novel, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.

Bravo is an actor, director and …