5 Little Known Facts About "A Christmas Carol"Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol within six short weeks following his trip, and he began writing immediately upon his return. He walked the streets of London by night, turning the story and its characters over and over in his head. These walks were a metaphor—Dickens’ figurative journey was a trip into his own past, both pleasant and powerful, and intensely personal.
Five Little Known Facts About "A Christmas Carol"Carlo DeVito, author of "Inventing Scrooge" from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken's "A Christmas Carol."
Best International Destinations For The HolidaysHere's a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.
Movie Review: 'The Invisible Woman'<img src="http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/15116066/2014/01/2c2bd.jpg" align="right"/> Charles Dickens’ secret mistress wasn’t much of a secret.
Looking To Add A Little Dickens To Your Christmas With A Goose?Harry Crimi with Capuccio's Meats in the Italian Market says the Christmas goose tradition goes way back.
Macy's Unveils Annual Light Show, Dicken's VillageJames Kenney, vice president and general manager says about 150,000-250,000 people are expected to view the walk-through display that depicts the Charles Dickens tale, "A Christmas Carol."
A Year Of Dickens At The Free Library Of PhiladelphiaWriter Charles Dickens would have been 200-years-old on February 7th. The Philadelphia Free Library and a Center City restaurant are celebrating with special events.
12 Things To Look Forward To In 2012Melony Roy, executive producer of hearPHILLY.com has compiled a list of 12 things to look forward to in 2012.
Read Dickens On The HolidaysStarting now is the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Charles John Huffam Dickens, whose Victorian works have continued to live though generations.
A 'Little' Dickens Visiting The Free Library of PhiladelphiaGerald Dickens is in the United States to perform a one-man show of his great-great-grandfather's famous work, "A Christmas Carol."
Philadelphia Free Library Celebrates 'A Year Of Dickens'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…and in 2012, it’s time to celebrate the 200th birthday of the dude who wrote that iconic line, Charles Dickens.
The Harry Potter PhenomenonTwelve publishers turned down the first Harry Potter book; but the seventh volume sold an estimated 11 million copies in 24 hours -- the fastest selling book on record.