New Comic Book Depicts Lizzo’s Life

TidalWave Comics, an independent comic and graphic novel publisher based in Portland, Oregon, has added a comic book about popular singer-songwriter, Lizzo, to its...

Books About Detroit by Female Authors

Because March is both Women’s History Month and National Reading Month, it seems an ideal time to showcase some women who have written (and...

New Book Takes a Dive Into Detroit Hockey History

Sometimes a book teaches you as much about the kind of reader you are as it does about its focal topic.In the case of...

A Michigan Christmas Story

Looking for a literary stocking stuffer? You’re in luck. Michigan-based author Wade Rouse — who writes fiction intended for women readers under his maternal grandmother’s...

Meet The Local Author That Penned ‘The Ones We Burn’

When Royal Oak-based novelist Rebecca Mix had her first press interview, with a small local newspaper, the reporter told her that readers often get...

A Year of Michigan Football

My husband — whom I originally met while playing in the University of Michigan Marching Band’s trombone section — consulted U-M’s football schedule as...
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‘Middlesex’ 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago, an epic novel with an unconventional, intersex narrator (and a richly described Detroit backdrop)appeared on bookstore shelves, grabbing readers with this...
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4 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

New and noteworthy reads with Michigan connections
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9 Sci-Fi Books, Movies, and Video Games with Ties to Detroit

Experience stories of the future with local connections
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New Book on the Detroit Opera House Debuts on Theater’s 100th Anniversary

The venue has seen vaudeville, opera, jazz, radio broadcasts, live performances by The B-52’s and The Clash, and much more

Writer Frances Kai-hwa Wang Tackles Divorce, Banana Covers, & More in Powerful New Book

The Asian American writer published 'You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair is In Braids' through Wayne State University Press
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Detroiter Jaunique Sealey Flourishes in Publishing as Author Jayne Allen

She released the novel "Black Girls Must be Magic" in February
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Book Review: “Everything Must Go” by Camille Pagán

The Ann Arbor novelist's latest book addresses the importance of boundaries, while offering an honest and relatable depiction of middle age

Local Author Kelsey Ronan’s Debut Novel is a ‘Love Letter to Flint’

‘Chevy in the Hole’ is out on March 15

Detroit Native Shaka Senghor is Seeking Stories About Fatherhood

The bestselling author is working on a coffee table book with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan