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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

David Epstein on Range

On June 8, 2019, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore welcomed New York Times bestselling author David Epstein to Harrisburg to discuss his new book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, in conversation with Molly Sullivan French, sideline reporter for the Philadelphia Eagles. Signed copies are available in-store and online at MidtownScholar.com while supplies last!
Catherine Lawrence