Books in the Burgh

The Books in the ‘Burgh series at the Heinz History Center provides a forum for authors and literary enthusiasts to share their passion for Western Pennsylvania’s most current storytelling, scholarship, and research in a variety of settings from intimate meet-and-greets to large-scale engaging discussions.

Are you an author interested in doing a book program at the History Center? Please fill out an application.

Upcoming Books in the ‘Burgh Programs

90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods, Ron Donoughe
Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Stories of Ethnic Identity & Military Service
Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

The Devil Himself, Andrew Porwancher
Wednesday, June 14 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

The Decade, Gabby Means
Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Rust Belt Boy, Paul Hertneky
Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Raceball, Rob Ruck
Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Playing Through the Whistle, S.L. Price
Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Death by Cyanide, Paula Reed Ward
Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

Into the Seventeenth Generation, Eric Lidji
Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
Detre Library & Archives Reading Room at the Heinz History Center

If you’re interested in attending one or more of the Books in the ‘Burgh events, please register online.

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