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FEATURED

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

Featured Books for April 26-May 2

We have Newly Released Books & Books Returning to Our Shelves!

3 Newly Released Books!

Becoming Wise

An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

By Krista Tippett

Booked

By Kwame Alexander

When Breath Becomes Air

By Paul Kalanithi

Books Returning to Our Shelves

Alexander Hamilton

By Ron Chernow

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!

My Ideal Bookshelf

Edited by Thessaly La Force, Art by Jane Mount

For Our Young Readers

Mister and Lady Day

Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her

By Amy Novesky, Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton

EVENTS

For details about our Events, see our Events page

Saturday, April 30

10 a.m.

Belly Dancing w/Tene

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.

Saturday, April 30

All Day!

Independent Bookstore Day

2-4 p.m.

Bookstore Stories

Bookish News & info

What We're Reading!

See the book details here.

See the book details here.

Let's Talk About It!

Source Booksellers' Janet Jones is ecstatic about the new book The Illegal by Lawrence Hill, which recently won the Canada Reads Award. To share the love, she's passing the book around so you can read it too, and then she wants to talk about it. Join our list to read the book (for FREE!) and be part of our Let's Talk About It event 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