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Brought to you by one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s capital city. We proudly host national award-winning authors and emerging literary sensations in our weekly book-talk-and-signing series. SIGNED books by featured authors now available at www.MidtownScholar.com

Join us as we celebrate the essential role of literature in contemporary society and engage the region’s vibrant literary and civic community in wide-ranging discussions on books, politics, arts & culture.

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Coming of Age in the White House: An Afternoon with David Litt and Beck Dorey-Stein

 
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He was President Obama's Comedy Writer. She was the White House Stenographer. More than any other presidency, Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House were defined by young people – twenty-somethings who didn’t have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. Now — for the first time in Harrisburg — speechwriter David Litt will be joined on-stage by stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein for a hilarious conversation on what it meant coming-of-age in the Obama White House.