Midtown Scholar Bookstore-Cafe
Award-winning Independent Booksellers | Since 2001

Author talks

 
We were delighted to welcome Sir Salman Rushdie on September 29th, 2017, to read from and discuss THE GOLDEN HOUSE with 300+ readers and fans from throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The author is photographed with owners Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Catherine Lawrence and bookstore manager Alex Brubaker, NAIBA Handseller of the Year.

We were delighted to welcome Sir Salman Rushdie on September 29th, 2017, to read from and discuss THE GOLDEN HOUSE with 300+ readers and fans from throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The author is photographed with owners Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Catherine Lawrence and bookstore manager Alex Brubaker, NAIBA Handseller of the Year.

Podcasts

INTRODUCING a new podcast from one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, in Pennsylvania’s capital city. 

The Midtown Scholar is proud to host national award-winning authors and emerging literary sensations for free public readings and book signings year-round. Listen and join us as we celebrate the essential role of literature in contemporary culture and provide a unique space for the region's vibrant literary and civic community to engage in wide-ranging discussions on books, politics, society and the arts. 

SIGNED books by visiting authors are now available in-store and online here.

“Every Booklover Should Visit” – Travel + Leisure

“Indie bookstore jewel” – Publishers Weekly