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Will Smith Returns Home, Launches International Book Tour at Harriett’s Bookshop

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Fans mobbed superstar Will Smith for autographs and photos outside Harriet’s Bookshop in Fishtown where he met with owner Jeannine Cook and answer questions via Instagram live on November 8, 2021.

Will Smith has just published his autobiography called Will, and chose to launch his international book tour in his hometown of Philadelphia. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports the very first stop was a small Black-owned bookstore in Fishtown called Harriett’s Bookshop.

(Original air-date: 11/10/21)