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Members Only Quarterly Book Club

Sunday, December 8

11am - 12:30pm

Join your fellow Members to discuss Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman by Mark Cohen. 

Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman (Brandeis U. Press, 2013) is the first biography of the manic, Bacchanalian, and hugely creative Jewish song parodist. The spring 2013 release anticipated this summer's 50th anniversary of Sherman's Grammy Award-winning 1963 hit, "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!"

Shirley Brown, Co-Director of the Philadelphia Writing Project will facilitate the discussion. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided.

Free & Exclusively for Members

Limited to 20 people

RSVP to Elayna Tursky, Development Assistant, at or 215.923.3811 x109.


Event type:Books & Writers, Members Events