Owner Mark Fleischman’s memoir drops plenty of celebrity names while detailing the day-to-day logistics (and the drugs) that kept the nightspot running. (Image credit: Allan Tannenbaum/Getty Images)
NPR’s Scott Simon talks to author Alice McDermott about her new novel, The Ninth Hour. It starts with a suicide and then reveals how the kindness of faithful strangers can steer people’s lives.
Poetry has to rhyme, doesn’t it? Chris Harris talks with Scott Simon about his new book for kids called I’m Just No good at Rhyming.
As Hispanic Heritage Month gets under way, it’s worth noting that the idea of people from the Latin American diaspora referring to themselves as ‘Hispanic’ or ‘Latino’ or ‘Latinx’ is a fairly new one. (Image credit: Chelsea Beck/NPR)
Join us this Saturday, September 23 @ 10:30am PT for our Experiments Day Hackathon It’s almost that time again — October 11 — the day the Internet Archive invites you to celebrate another year of preserving our cultural heritage and the progress our community has made towards building tools that …
A collective of artists adds new, thought-provoking works to Philadelphia’s parks and plazas