Calling all writers! Whether you participated in this year's National Novel Writing Month or you just love to write, join Lillian Li for a presentation and discussion on the writing and revising process, getting published, and get your questions answered!
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.
Join us for an informative evening of college prep resources. Community High Emeritus college prep counselor John Boshoven discusses how to find the right college, Essay Coaching (EssayCoaching.com) founder Debbie Merion discusses writing an application essay, and performance coach Geri Markel discusses scoring well on ACT and SAT tests. There will be time for questions and answers at the end.
The New York Times bestselling author Garth Nix, acclaimed for his popular Old Kingdom series, returns with a new standalone novel, Angel Mage.
Author Event | NY Times TV Critic James Poniewozik: Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America
In his new book Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America, New York Times’s James Poniewozik argues that what made Donald Trump isn’t simply business or politics or populism. To understand President Trump, Poniewozik states, we need to understand modern television itself. In this new book, he breaks down the medium in fresh, piercing ways, finding the parallels between television’s forty-year fracturing and Trump’s ascendancy from gossip item to reality star.
Shachar Pinsker, professor, Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies, University of Michigan discusses his book A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture. The book explores the ways in which cafes provide a window into understanding modern Jewish culture and modernity.
Michigan has always been a region of mystery. Many strange occurrences have been documented, and tales of allegedly paranormal activity continue to surface to the present day.
AADL is partnering with Nicola's Books to bring you the 2019 Fierce Reads Tour. This is your opportunity to meet four fabulous YA authors – Sara Faring, L.L. McKinney, Margaret Owen, and Katy Rose Pool.
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.