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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

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Randi Hutter Epstein on Aroused


On June 22, 2019, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore welcomed author Randi Hutter Epstein to Harrisburg to discuss her new book, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything.

Catherine Lawrence