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LOOK: This Museum Turned Visitors Into The Artists

Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts

The exhibits of major museums have always been open to the public, but it's rare those works are actually created by ordinary residents. In March 2...

'Tuesdays With Morrie' Author Has More Books Coming

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 07.02.2013 | Detroit

NEW YORK — Mitch Albom, one of the country's most popular authors, has a new publisher and a new novel coming this fall. The author of the sent...

Don't Miss These Books About Detroit

Posted 12.21.2012 | Detroit

As winter finally hits Detroit, we're suddenly hit with the urge to stay inside and curl up next to a fire with a mug of hot cocoa (perhaps with a lib...

Before His Death, Detroiter Pens Coming-Of-Age Memoir Of Life In The Czech Resistance

The Huffington Post | Ashley C. Woods | Posted 10.22.2012 | Detroit

Detroiter Charles Novacek was many things: a civil engineer, painter, husband, father and speaker of seven languages. But those who knew him best unde...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Pop-Up Planned For Bookstore Space; Owner Gets Real About Starting A Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.01.2012 | Detroit

As one of Detroit's few bookstores prepares to close just after its third anniversary, owner Greg Lenhoff has no regrets, a lot of advice and inklings...

Ashley Woods

The High Strung's Josh Malerman Sells Novel To HarperCollins

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2012 | Detroit

Josh Malerman has done interviews before. But those interviews have been delivered from the perspective of the stage. As the frontman for The High St...

LOOK: Hemingway 'Up North'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.16.2012 | Detroit

While local literary buffs in Detroit might extol the virtues of Philip Levine, former U.S. Poet Laureate, or devour the crime thrillers of Elmore Leo...

Meijer Gives Hefty Grant To Michigan Writers

Posted 05.02.2012 | Detroit

It’s a good time for Michigan writers to get to work on their next brilliant manuscript: Wayne State University Press on Tuesday announced a grant f...

Detroit Food Systems Under The Microscope

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

It took journalist Tracie McMillan five months and 115 phone calls to line up the job she was striving for: a produce stocker at Walmart. For her ...

Scratch Motor City, How About Poetry City?

Posted 03.21.2012 | Detroit

It's that time of year we've all been waiting for -- no, not spring (though that's going pretty great), or the debut of a new soccer team (or should w...

Detroit -- In Books! A Metro Times Gift Guide

Metro Times | Posted 11.25.2011 | Detroit

It's not too hard to find the right gift for the bookworm in your life, but what about the Detroit history nerd? This year, you can satisfy anyone on ...