Let’s talk a walk—a long walk, back over three centuries. At the dawn of the eighteenth century Detroit was established as simply an outpost for the French to take advantage of the fur trade while keeping the British at bay.
AADL is partnering with Literati to welcome bestselling novelist Sarah Dessen in support of her latest book, The Rest of the Story.
Sarah Dessen is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen novels for teens, which have received numerous awards and rave reviews. Her books have been published in over thirty countries and have sold millions of copies worldwide.
What restaurant did Car & Driver magazine rank as one of the best places for ribs?
When did we finally get a professional fire department?
What was special about the downtown Denny's franchise?
The University of Michigan Transplant Center and Wolverines For Life present several authors/contributors of The Missing Piece: A Collection of Kidney Transplant Stories, as they share their experience as kidney donors or recipients.
Join artists Judd Winick, Wendy and Richard Pini, Kids Read Comics!, and the Ann Arbor Arbor District Library as we celebrate the opening of two exhibits: 10th Anniversary of A2CAF and Elves Like Us: Triumph of the Wolfriders of ElfQuest. This reception includes a special announcement for the winner of the annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids Comics.
About the Exhibits
Join us for an evening with five local authors doing short readings from their published books, and have a chance to chat and buy their books too!
We'll kick off the evening with readings by two authors with books published with the library's Fifth Avenue Press imprint: Brad and Kristin Northrop with their picture book, Akeina the Crocodile and Tracy Gallup with her picture book, Paint the Night.
Meet the authors:
The perfect gift for music and photography fans, an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries—their contact sheets.
Decluttering and relocation expert Sharon McRill's new book, Downsizing the Silver Tsunami, is a reference tool to help people navigate the difficult pathways of estate sales, consignment dealers, picking the right real estate agent, and many other moving and downsizing questions.
This event includes a signing and books will be for sale.
Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. will join author William Matson at AADL to discuss their book, "Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy". The book is based on the Crazy Horse family's oral history, now being told publicly over a century after Crazy Horse's assassination. Floyd Clown Sr., a son to Edward Clown, who was a nephew to Crazy Horse and keeper of the sacred bundle and pipe, will represent his family at the discussion.