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Ann Arbor Author, Patti Smith, publishes “Michigan Beer: A Heady History”

Storyteller, teacher, writer.  This is how Ann Arbor resident Patti Smith describes herself. These three words are not enough to encompass all that Smith is and has previously done. Smith recently released her fifth book...
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Strange Tales: A2 Native and Doctor Strange

David B. Quinn has a piece of paper taped to his computer that says “Write it now. Fix it later.” That’s the mantra Quinn – who’s written music, plays, and comic books, most notably Marvel...

Celebrity Guest at the Literary Walk in Chelsea

Don Winslow always wanted to be a novelist.  “My parents were inveterate readers, there were always books around the house, and were allowed to read anything we wanted at any age. So, I always thought...

U-M Alum Celebrates 25 Years as a Successful Author

This year marks Brad Meltzer ‘s 25th anniversary as a New York Times best-selling author. And the prolific writer – an alumnus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Columbia Law School in...

New Novel Set in Flint Weaves in its History

By Tonja Fox Chevy in the Hole (Henry Holt; March 15, 2022) is a thought-provoking and emotional debut from Kelsey Ronan. Labeled as a love letter to Flint, Michigan, this novel portrays the city through...

Private Eye Amos Walker Returns in Cutthroat Dogs

Both award-winning author Loren D. Estleman and Detroit-based, hard-boiled private investigator Amos Walker --  his best-known protagonist – have always been adverse to technology, but circumstances have forced both to finally, albeit grudgingly, join...