A Philadelphia Affair

Beth Kephart
Book Cover

PB: $14.95
EAN: 978-1-4399-1316-1
Publication: Oct 17

HC: $24.50
EAN: 978-1-4399-1315-4
Publication: Oct 15

Ebook: $24.50
EAN: 978-1-4399-1317-8
Publication: Oct 15

176 pages
5.5 x 8.5
39 halftones

From the best-selling author of Flow comes a love letter to the Philadelphia region, its places, and its people

Read the Preface (pdf).

About the Author(s)

Beth Kephart is the award-winning author of twenty books, including Going Over, Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir, Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River, and Ghosts in the Garden: Reflections on Endings, Beginnings, and the Unearthing of Self. She has been nominated for a National Book Award, has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, and has won the national Speakeasy Poetry Prize. Kephart writes a monthly column on the intersection of memory and place for the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a frequent contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She teaches memoir at the University of Pennsylvania and blogs daily at