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A New 624-Page Book Pays Homage to Cranbrook Academy of Art

Nearly 200 artists are featured in "With Eyes Opened"
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It’s Up to a Chain-Smoking Bisexual Superhero To Save Detroit in ‘Abbott: 1973’

Elena Abbott breaks barriers as the city's first Black female superhero
The Best Books of 2020

The Best Books of 2020

Looking for your next great read? Well, this year saw a bumper crop of standout titles.
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A Rare Books Librarian is Uncovering the Women Writers of Years Past

Oakland University’s Emily Spunaugle tells their stories by preserving their work

Author Suzy Farbman Always Bounces Back

Farbman, who is penning a new book about Cass Coridor artists, is the keynote speaker for JVS Human Services' 2020 Trade Secrets fundraiser

Venture Into the Aftermath of ‘Bird Box’ with Josh Malerman’s New Release

"Malorie" takes place 12 years after the events of the original story

6 Beach Reads and Adult Beverage Pairings

Ease into summer with these page turners

#BlackoutBestsellerList with These 25 Books

A new campaign asks consumers to purchase any two books by black writers between June 14-20. Here are some suggestions for your reading list.
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Poet jessica Care moore Regroups, Goes Digital, and Advocates for Artists

Facing personal and professional losses,the poet is finding inspiration in a life upended
Abdul El-Sayed Healing Politics

Abdul El-Sayed on His New Book, ‘Healing Politics’

The former gubernatorial candidate talks receiving death threats, intolerance within the Muslim community, and his frustrations with politicians
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Spring Reading Pick: ‘Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist’

How the Motor City helped the artist find her voice

Winter Reading Pick: “Children of Virtue and Vengeance”

Literary columnist Amy Haimerl on the book you and your kids won't be able to put down
Weam Namou

The Story Iraqi-American Author Weam Namou Almost Did Not Tell

The author talks growing up under the rule of Saddam Hussein and the making of her award-winning book and documentary
Mitch Albom

How Mitch Albom Keeps Churning Out Best-Selling Books

The author of ”Tuesdays with Morrie” and ”The Five People You Meet In Heaven” talks about his latest release, ”Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family”
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4 Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

From raw, in-depth reporting to an offbeat coming-of-age tale, you’ll find nothing predictable here

9 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

From a motherhood memoir to a suspenseful thriller, there's plenty to enjoy this season

Cecile Richards, Elaine Weiss, and More Scheduled for Author Luncheon

The biannual metro Detroit event features talks with writers, book signings, and more
Motor City Comic Con

Motor City Comic Con Celebrates 30 Years

The convention schedules big names and introduces new events for its anniversary
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Detroit’s Lost River Welcomes Brooklyn Mixologist for Pop Up and Book Signing

Stop by the tiki bar’s event for expert cocktail-making tips and more
Cleo Wade

Q&A: Poet and Activist Cleo Wade

To her 430,000 Instagram followers and beyond, Cleo Wade, the author of Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom For a Better Life, is known for poetry, affirmations, and prose that get to core of knowing oneself and sharing love with others.