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Award-winning Independent Booksellers | Since 2001
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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.

“Every Booklover Should Visit” – Travel + Leisure

“Indie bookstore jewel” – Publishers Weekly

Bernice Hausman on Anti/Vax

On June 12, 2019, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore welcomed the Chair of the Department of Humanities at the Penn State College of Medicine, Bernice Hausman, to Harrisburg to discuss her new book, Anti/Vax: Reframing the Vaccination Controversy (Cornell University Press/ILR Press). Signed copies are available in-store and online at MidtownScholar.com while supplies last!
Catherine Lawrence