Join local author Anna Krushelnitskaya for a discussion of her new book Cold War Casual – a collection of transcribed oral testimony and interviews gathered from American and Russian citizens who lived during the Cold War. Cold War Casual delves into the impact of the conflict, including the government propaganda, on the attitudes of regular citizens on both sides of the Iron Curtain.
Matthew Riemer, co-author of We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation, uses imagery and narrative culled from years of research to examine how the struggles and triumphs of the queer past can inform the present with an eye toward a more liberated future.
An exciting afternoon that includes a writing workshop, a panel of published authors sharing their writing advice, and the announcement of the winners of the 2020 It's All Write Teen Writing Contest!
Amy Auscherman, Corporate Archivist for Herman Miller, Inc, discusses her new book Herman Miller: A Way of Living, a chronicle of the rich history of the innovative furniture company, from its founding in the early twentieth century to today.
This event has been relocated to the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room.
Calling all writers! Whether you participated in this year's National Novel Writing Month or you just love to write, join author Lillian Li for a presentation and discussion on the writing and revising process, getting published, and get your questions answered!
Author Ebony Roberts is joined by Ashley Lucas, Director of the Prison Creative Arts Project at the University of Michigan, for a discussion of Ebony's new memoir, The Love Prison Made and Unmade: My Story. As a little girl growing up in Detroit, Ebony witnessed her parents’ brutal physical fights, often fueled by her father’s alcoholism. Her experiences as a child shaped her views on love and set the pattern for her future romantic relationships.
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family’s most intimate and cherished moments in her beloved hometown. Join us for this special evening as she reflects on this book which documents Aretha's life and career.
Literati Bookstore is pleased to welcome Veronica Roth to the Ann Arbor District Library's Downtown Branch in support of her new book, The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future. Veronica will be in conversation with Alexander Weinstein, author of Children of the New World and the forthcoming Universal Love.