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

Featured Books thru August 21

Books Celebrating Metro Detroit Black Restaurant Week (8/21-27) & the 8/21 Solar Eclipse

The African and Middle Eastern Cookbook

By Josephine Bacon & Jenni Fleetwood


Empire of Things

By Any Means Necessary

A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat

By Tracye Lynn McQuirter, MPH

The Cooking Gene

A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

By Michael W. Twitty

The Edna Lewis Cookbook

By Edna Lewis & Evangeline Peterson

Food Health and Happiness

115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

By Oprah Winfrey

High on the Hog

A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

By Jessica B. Harris

Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook

A Mouth-Watering Treasury of Afro-American Recipes

By Pamela Strobel

A Real Southern Cookbook

In her Savannah Kitchen

By Dora Charles

The Seasoned Life

Food, Family, and the Joy of Eating Well

By Ayesha Curry

For info about Metro Detroit Black Restaurant Week - www.blackmetroeats.com. 

American Eclipse

A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

By David Baron

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

By Neil deGrasse Tyson

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

By Carlo Rovelli

Steven Hawking

A Graphic Guide

By J.P. McEvoy & Oscar Zarate

EVENTS At-A-Glance

For details about our Events, see our Events page & calendar.

Saturday, August 19

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.

Coming Up!

8/25, 6 p.m. - Book/Author Talk w/Darryl “DMC’ McDaniels’ (from Run-DMC) feat. Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide

Bookish News & info

Source Booksellers Recommends: Expand Reading Horizons!

Alert! Alert! For bibliophiles! Check out LeVar Burton Reads podcast for some juicy stories for your ears. 

During the first week of August, we welcomed a visit from our neighbors to the South in Windsor, ONT, bookstore and publisher Biblioasis (link to website). They gifted us with two of their publications - Bookshops A Cultural History by Jorge Carrión, and Eleanor A Spiritual Biography The Faith Of the 20th Century's Most Influential Women by Harold Ivan Smith - and we gifted them with two of the titles we carry - Once in a Great City and numerous free publications that we carry. Check then out http://biblioasis.com.

Source Booksellers is honored to be featured in Shelf Awareness, the website for Daily Enlightenment for the Book Trade. Check out the article here

With the release of the paperback version of Lawrence Hill's The Illegal, we were pleasantly surprised to find Source Booksellers' Janet Jones  quoted in the Praise For The Illegal section in the front of the book!

Source Booksellers made Huffington Post's list of 50 Of The Best Indie Bookstores In America. Check it out here - we're #47.

Thank you to the American Booksellers Association for featuring Source Booksellers in its current newsletter. Read it here

We're so thankful to the Detroit Bus Company for featuring Source Booksellers in its recent Behind the Counter podcast. Have a listen 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

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.


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