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Check out The Inquirer tent at the Philly Book Festival

Be sure to visit The Inquirer tent at the second-annual Philadelphia Book Festival. There, you can get your books signed by authors and enter to win a Zeppy shopping spree ($100 for kids, $300 for adults)!

The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Branch,1901 Vine St.

Here's a schedule of featured authors at The Inquirer tent.

11 a.m. - noon: Paul Siegell, "Poemergency Room"

Noon - 1 p.m.: Michael Smerconish, "Murdered by Mumia & Muzzled"

1 - 2 p.m.: Paul Siegell, "Poemergency Room"

2 - 3 p.m.: George Anastasia, "Blood & Honor, Mobfather"

3 - 4 p.m.: Signe Wilkinson, "Sex and Sensibility"

4 - 5 p.m.: Trudy Rubin, "Willful Blindness"

11 - noon: Sam Carchidi, "Standing Tall: The Kevin Everett Story"; Bill Campbell, "The Voice of Phila. Sports"

Noon - 1 p.m.: Dave Blazek, two hundred some odd cartoons, "Parts of My Brain"

1 - 2 p.m.: Don Russell aka Joe Sixpack,  "Joe Sixpack's Philly Beer Guide"

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: Alan Heavens, "Remodeling on the Money"

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Mark Bowden, "Best Game Ever: Giants vs. Colts, 1958"; "Birth of the Modern NFL"; "Guests of the Ayatollah"; and "Black Hawk Down:

3- 4 p.m.: Paul Siegell, "Poemergency Room"

4 - 5 p.m.: Paul Siegell, "Poemergency Room"