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FEATURED

For details about our Featured books, go to our Featured page here.

Featured until June 6th:

Coffee Table Books for Leisure Browsing!

A History of Writing

From Heiroglyph to Multimedia

Edited by Anne- Marie Christian

Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Illustrated by Maggie Taylor

Aperture Magazine - The Magazine of Photography and Ideas

#223 Summer 2016

Vision & Justice

The Night Gardener

By The Fan Brothers

 

Olmec

Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico

By Kathleen Berrin and Virginia M. Fields

Pharaonic Civilization

A History and Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Text by Giorgio Ferrero

Soul Rebel

An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley

By David Burnett

 

 

FOR OUR PAINTERS & DOODLERS YOUNG & OLD!

Paint by Sticker

A Magical New Art Form

EVENTS

For details about our Events, see our Events page

Saturday, June 4

10 a.m.

Tai Chi w/Ted

We're here at 10 a.m. each Saturday, except holidays, with our Mind, Body & Spirit Classes. Check out the class schedule on our Events page here.


Sunday, June 5

4 p.m.

The Illegal Book Talk

Bookish News & info

Now on our shelf! " Aperture Magazine" #223, Summer 2016 The Magazine of Photography and Ideas

Vision & Justice w/Guest Editor Sarah Lewis.

Vision & Justice Guest Editor: Sarah Lewis As the United States navigates a political moment defined by the close of the Obama era and the rise of #BlackLivesMatter activism, Aperture magazine releases “Vision & Justice,” a special issue guest edited by Sarah Lewis, the distinguished author and art historian, addressing the role of photography in the African American experience. Inspired by Frederick Douglass’s 1864 speech “Pictures and Progress,” a call to consider the transformative power of pictures in affecting change in the United States, the immense range of images and writing in “Vision & Justice” underscores photography’s unique corrective power and ability to shape a new vision of the country.

Vision & Justice

Guest Editor: Sarah Lewis

As the United States navigates a political moment defined by the close of the Obama era and the rise of #BlackLivesMatter activism, Aperture magazine releases “Vision & Justice,” a special issue guest edited by Sarah Lewis, the distinguished author and art historian, addressing the role of photography in the African American experience. Inspired by Frederick Douglass’s 1864 speech “Pictures and Progress,” a call to consider the transformative power of pictures in affecting change in the United States, the immense range of images and writing in “Vision & Justice” underscores photography’s unique corrective power and ability to shape a new vision of the country.


Bookstore Stories 2016! Our second annual Bookstore Stories sessions took place on April 30 during Independent Bookstore Day. Some of our wonderful customers shared their fondest memories of experiences in bookstores, and this Sunday we'll share their stories on our website's Bookstore Stories page here and our Facebook page.

Bookstore Stories is a storytelling project exclusive to Source Booksellers originated on Independent Bookstore Day 2015.


Call for Readers for Book Talk featuring "The Illegal"

See the book details here.

See the book details here.

The new book The Illegal by Lawrence Hill, which recently won the Canada Reads Award is a Recommended Reading Book by Source Booksellers owner, Janet Jones. Dhe's passing the book around to be read for FREE, and is hosting a Book Talk to discuss the book on June 5th at 4 p.m.

To participate, email us at sourcebooks@gmail.com. In the subject line type "The Illegal - Reader." Please include your phone number in the message. Or call us at (313) 832-1155.


In support of our Book/Author Talk with Farai Chideya discussing her book "The Episodic Career" on Sunday, March 20, hear from Farai in an interview on Michigan Literary Network Radio here.

Source Booksellers was featured in the AARP magazine! Check it out here.

Photo by Tim Leon for PARKVIEW MAGAZINE

Photo by Tim Leon for PARKVIEW MAGAZINE


We now carry The Atlantic


New to our shelves - The One Mile Zine

Featured is the inaugural edition of the One Mile Zine, showcasing the best design, art, music, and culture from Detroit’s historical North End community.  The issue contains conversations with legendary musician D.j. Los, sparkling accessory and fashion designer Nneka Jackson, Detroit’s own Sweet Potato Cake King Dee Castelow, the inimitable community advocate Jerry Hebron, international landscape savant Christophe Ponceau, and more. Plus catch the latest on the making of the O.N.E. Mile Mothership, good times at the Swap, and the Bureau opening. Vol. 2 coming March 20.

Featured is the inaugural edition of the One Mile Zine, showcasing the best design, art, music, and culture from Detroit’s historical North End community. 

The issue contains conversations with legendary musician D.j. Los, sparkling accessory and fashion designer Nneka Jackson, Detroit’s own Sweet Potato Cake King Dee Castelow, the inimitable community advocate Jerry Hebron, international landscape savant Christophe Ponceau, and more. Plus catch the latest on the making of the O.N.E. Mile Mothership, good times at the Swap, and the Bureau opening. Vol. 2 coming March 20.


As Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me" continues to rise, hear from Coates in this interview with Robin D. G. Kelley here.


Source Booksellers on the air & in print!

Look for us in the new episode of The Heart of Detroit on WDIV- Channel 4, online at clickondetroit.com, mitchalbom.com, and theheartofdetroit.com.

You can also find us listed in the Locals section of the beautiful new publication, Parkview.  

Source Booksellers on the air

Independent bookstores are on the rise despite digital competition

March 10, 2015 Janet Jones was featured on Michigan Public Radio's Stateside with Cynthia Canty.  You can listen to it here

Source in Print

We're featured in two print publications this month:

Metro Times - Check it out here

Natural Awakenings - Check it out here on page 12.


Source Booksellers in Model D 

Model D's guide to shopping local this holiday season

Read the story here in Model D.

Holiday season brings good tidings of new Detroit bookstores

Check out the story here in Model D Media. 


Yahoo Travel Guide on shopping local in Detroit

The story, which you can read here mentions A Detroit Anthology, available in the store.

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Indie Bookstore News!

Did you know indie bookstores are on the rise?

Find out  more here in this article from Slate Magazine.

 

Source Booksellers' Owner on WDET - 101.9

On Monday, Sept. 29, Source Booksellers' owner Janet Webster Jones had the awesome opportunity to be an on air panelist on WDET - 101.9's show Detroit Today "Aging Together" segment. Led by Laura Weber Davis, panelists included Randal Charlton, and Dennis Archambault. Listen to the podcast here. 

Source Booksellers is featured in model D:

'Encore entrepreneurs' add vibrance to Detroit's small business scene.

Check out the story here.

Check out the story here.


Special Note:

For our customers who travel Woodward, the M-1 Rail Project is well underway.

As you travel to visit us in Midtown and around the area, stay up-to-date with the construction project and traffic redirects here