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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

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“Every Booklover Should Visit” – Travel + Leisure

“Indie bookstore jewel” – Publishers Weekly

Casey Cep on Furious Hours

On June 18, 2019, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore welcomed author Casey Cep to Harrisburg to discuss her new book, The Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. About the Book: The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird.
Catherine Lawrence