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Emergent Strategy—What Nature’s Underdogs Can Teach Us about Surviving Against the Odds

brown says that Emergent Strategy is ultimately about facilitation, which she defines as the art of “making it easier for humans to work together and get things done.” If the first half of the book is a zoom-out, looking at broader patterns, the second half zooms in, with activities for the reader to put emergent strategy principles into practice and improve the sustainability of individual and collective work.

The Kelloggs—The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Following Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, a prodigious doctor whose ecstasy over medicine overshadowed his regard for those closest to him, and his striving younger brother W.K., who toiled unappreciated under his brother before setting off on his own to great fame and success.

Literary Agent, Eric Smith, comes to Ann Arbor

About a year ago, Young Adult (YA) literary agent and author, Eric Smith, moved to Ann Arbor from Philadelphia. It’s been quite a year.

$2M Mystery: Crime Thrills in Mark Beyer’s First Novel

Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured

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Green Book is Worth the Trip

The film’s title is derived from a guide of establishments that blacks traveling in the Deep South were allowed to patronize.

Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries Of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, And The Calumet Massacre Of 1913

Author Danial Wolff chronicles the songs of Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie on the Calumet Massacre of 1913.

Emergent Strategy—What Nature’s Underdogs Can Teach Us about Surviving Against the Odds

brown says that Emergent Strategy is ultimately about facilitation, which she defines as the art of “making it easier for humans to work together and get things done.” If the first half of the book is a zoom-out, looking at broader patterns, the second half zooms in, with activities for the reader to put emergent strategy principles into practice and improve the sustainability of individual and collective work.

The Kelloggs—The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Following Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, a prodigious doctor whose ecstasy over medicine overshadowed his regard for those closest to him, and his striving younger brother W.K., who toiled unappreciated under his brother before setting off on his own to great fame and success.

Literary Agent, Eric Smith, comes to Ann Arbor

About a year ago, Young Adult (YA) literary agent and author, Eric Smith, moved to Ann Arbor from Philadelphia. It’s been quite a year.

$2M Mystery: Crime Thrills in Mark Beyer’s First Novel

Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured