Author Tom Carr discusses his book MI Bad shining a searchlight on several of the most jaw-dropping capers and rogues.
The conference is held at University of Detroit Mercy.
The conference is held at University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to read the Tarot for yourself, with Sangoma leading the way. This workshop is for all levels of interest and understanding. Bring your own Tarot deck or buy a deck at the store.
This class is free but we do encourage a love donation for our generous instructor who donates his time.
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.”
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.
Judge Atkins joins us for this special book signing of her memoir Rosemary’s Triumph.
We're proud to welcome back award-winning historian and longtime activist Barbara Ransby to discuss her book Making All Black Lives Matter.
Join us for tastings from Coconuts and Collard Greens Puerto Rican Cuisine Cookbook.
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.
Bring your crew (dogs too!) to celebrate fall with over 30 of our community shops, restaurants and businesses. With shopping, live music, kid-friendly activities and more, it's a great way to spend the whole day! Source Booksellers features an array of non-fiction books, and:
- 3 p.m. - Tastings from Coconuts and Collard Greens Puerto Rican Cuisine Cookbook
- 6 p.m. - Fall Equinox Conversation with Min. Saladin
We're proud to be the official bookseller at the book launch of Poisoned City by Anna Clark at Signal Return, 1345 Division St #102, in the Eastern Market, Detroit.