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The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Larry Needle

How a small kid in South Philly embarked on a journey that would take him around the world with the Harlem Globetrotters

72 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


I Walked with Giants

The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren

A life in music portrayed by an NEA jazz master and his legendary friends

344 pages | 6 x 9 | 35 halftones


If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress

Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia

Edited by James Wolfinger

Highlighting the creativity, tenacity, and discipline displayed by Black activists in Philadelphia

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 20 figures


The Irish in Philadelphia

Ten Generations of Urban Experience

Dennis Clark

264 pages


A is for Art Museum

Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a fun-filled primer for children and grown-ups to share

64 pages | 8.25 x 8.25 | 145 tables, 37 color illustrations


The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

History, Culture, People, and Ideas

Edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode

Essays and images showcasing the rich contribution of Italians and Italian Americans to Global Philadelphia

424 pages | 9 x 12 | 211 color photos, 29 halftones, 2 maps



Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Jewish Philadelphia

Hankus Netsky

The story of Philadelphia Jewish life through the music of klezmer

186 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 50 line drawings


Larry Kane's Philadelphia

Larry Kane

A first-hand look at Philadelphia's important events and people

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 52 halftones


Life, Liberty, and the Mummers

E. A. Kennedy III

A stunning photo-essay on America's most dazzling parade

192 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 194 color photos, 6 halftones


Little Italy in the Great War

Philadelphia's Italians on the Battlefield and Home Front

Richard N. Juliani

How Philadelphia’s Italian community responded during World War I

314 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 halftones



A Philadelphia Affair

Beth Kephart

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

176 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 39 halftones


The Memoirs of Wendell W. Young III

A Life in Philadelphia Labor and Politics

Wendell W. Young III

A behind-the-scenes look at a legendary Philadelphia labor leader and how he shaped local and national politics in profound ways

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 halftones


Merger Games

The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and the Rise and Fall of the Allegheny Health Care System

Judith P. Swazey

The story of one of the most public failures in healthcare consolidation

324 pages | 6 x 9


The Mogul

Eddie Gottlieb, Philadelphia Sports Legend and Pro Basketball Pioneer

Rich Westcott

The first full-length study of Eddie Gottlieb, a pioneering player, coach, owner, and entrepreneur in basketball and baseball

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 50 halftones


Monument Lab

Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

Edited by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum

A living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history

336 pages | 6.75 x 9.375 | 160 color photos, 82 halftones