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An evening with Beth Macy, author of ‘Raising Lazarus’

August 24, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Book cover of "Raising Lazarus" by Beth MacyThe Midtown Scholar Bookstore and Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities are honored to welcome journalist Beth Macy to Harrisburg on Aug 24, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, Pa, for an in-person conversation and book signing on her new book, “Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis.” In the book, Macy delivers a “deeply reported, deeply moving” account of everyday heroes fighting on the front lines of the overdose crisis.

Beth Macy is a Virginia-based journalist, the author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America,” and an executive producer and co-writer on Hulu’s Peabody Award-winning “Dopesick” series.

This event is free and open to the public, with registration. This is an in-person event with a live-stream option via Zoom. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., the event will begin at 7 p.m. Virtual attendees will receive the event access link 24 hours and 1 hour before the event begins.

For more information and to attend in person or by Zoom visit Midtown Scholar’s registration page.

Vaccination Requirements:

You must show proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for entrance to this event. We will accept either a physical vaccination card, digital card, or a photo of the card on your phone. Per the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine.

Event Policies:

  • Seating is general admission; first come, first served
  • Masks are required
  • Book browsing will not be permitted after 8pm


August 24
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Midtown Scholar Bookstore
1302 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102
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