Noel Night
Dec
1
3:00 PM15:00

Noel Night

With new hours this year, Noel Night begins during the day for more shopping, sales, fun and entertainment in Midtown! Source Booksellers activities include:

3-6pm - Storybook Character visit from Peter Rabbit

Herbal Tea refreshment provided by Cairo Coffee 

Featured holiday books from the Give Everyone Books This Year Catalog from the Great Lakes Booksellers Association, plus translated Children’s books from Around the World from Elsewhere Editions.

7-8:30p.m. - w/Alex Harding and the Organ Nation

7-10p.m. - Kennedy Greenrod performs Accordion music

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Off-Site Bookselling of This American Life
Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

Off-Site Bookselling of This American Life

Source Booksellers of the official bookseller of This American Life by Hugh B. Price at Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit.

About the book:

In This African-American Life, Price traces his family’s forbearers, which include several interesting and historically significant ancestors like Nero Hawley, who fought in the American Revolution and served at Valley Forge under Washington and George Latimer and his wife who escaped from slavery in Virginia stowing away on a boat and traveling to the North as a master and salve. When George was spotted by someone from his past, the effort to return him to his master became one of the earliest fugitive slave cases attracting the involvement of Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison.

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Off-Site Bookselling of Ghost Boys
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

Off-Site Bookselling of Ghost Boys

Source Booksellers is the official bookseller of Ghost Boys by Jewel Parker Rhodes, at University Prep Middle School, 5310 St. Antoine, Detroit.

About the book:

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.

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Off-site Bookselling of Ghosts in the School Yard
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Off-site Bookselling of Ghosts in the School Yard

Source Booksellers is the official bookseller of Ghosts in the School Yard by Eve Ewing at the Boggs Center, 3061 Field St. Detroit.

About the book:

“Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools.” That’s how Eve L. Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard: describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside. The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other schools talk about them, with a mix of pity and contempt.

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Quincy Troupe on Baldwin & Miles
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

Quincy Troupe on Baldwin & Miles

Poet, writer, editor, and educator Quincy Troupe joins us to discuss his two books James Baldwin: The Last Interview and Miles and Me. A book signing follows the discussion.

This event is in collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Quincy Troupe visits Source Booksellers to discuss his book “James Baldwin: The Last Interview.”

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"A Year Lost, A Life Gained" Book Author Talk
Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

"A Year Lost, A Life Gained" Book Author Talk

Suzanne Dalton has accomplished much in her life-she is an artist, writer, actor, web designer, and program manager. The one undertaking for which she did not sign up was breast cancer. In her new memoir, humor guides Suzanne through difficult decisions about treatments, surgeries, and reconstruction. Her story, told through witty letters to friends, includes a party before surgery, a zany poodle, and refusal to let cancer define her. Join Suzanne along with her poodle, Fletcher for this inspiring conversation.

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Sister Pie Book Talk
Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

Sister Pie Book Talk

Sister Pie is a bursting-with-personality cookbook from Sister Pie, the boutique bakery that’s making Detroit more delicious every day. Owner Lisa Ludwinski joins us to talk about her new cook book, named after her bakery, Sister Pie.

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Off-Site Bookselling for Detroit Public Library Author Series ft. Peter Leonard
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Off-Site Bookselling for Detroit Public Library Author Series ft. Peter Leonard

Detroit Public Library Author Series presents Peter Leonard, national bestselling author and the son of legendary crime novelist Elmore Leonard. Peter is the author of seven thrillers, including Quiver, Trust Me, All He Saw Was the Girl, Voices of the Dead, Back from the Dead, Eyes Closed Tight, and Unknown Remains. Book signing and Q&A will follow.

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