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EVENTS this week - At-A-Glance
For details about our Events, see our Events page & calendar.
Fall Equinox Conversation w/Min. Saladin
Sat., 9/21, 10 a.m.
Mind, Body, Spirit Class - Tai Chi w/Vernice
9/23, 6p Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America Book Author Talk with Neferiti Austin
9/25, 6p - Meet us at the Detroit Main Library for The Love That Prison Made and Unmade Book Author Talk w/Ebony Roberts
9/28, 10a - Mind, Body, Spirit Class - Chair Yoga w/Tene
9/28, 2p - Meet Us at the Detroit Main Library for They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada Book Author Talk w/Cecil Foster
10/1, Skype Talk w/Van R. Newkirk II “This Was Our Land: The Shameful Story of how 1 million black families have been ripped from their farms” as featured in the Sept. issue of The Atlantic. Come get your copy to be part of the discussion!
This event is free and open to the public.
Bookish News & info
THICK by Tressie McMillan Cottom is longlisted for the National Book Award! And we’re proud to carry it in the store. To learn more about the author, visit The New Press Author Spotlight.
Source Booksellers on the Air!
On August 6th the ladies of Source Booksellers, Janet Webster Jones & Alyson Jones Turner were featured on WDET’s Culture Shift,discussing three “Must Read” books: Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, Underland by Robert MacFarlane, and Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark. Listen to the interview here.
And, listen to Detroit Book Review Episode 2 July 2019 on Detroit Book Review in Podcasts.
We are excited that the BBC program World Book Café Detroit segment, which was recorded earlier this year at Source Booksellers, will air the weekend of June 23rd on the World Service. Here is the link to the broadcast schedule.
In partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts, we are pleased to present the video of our recent Making Home Community Conversation, based on the "Making Home" Exhibit at the DIA. You can view it here or click the picture below.
We were so honored to host BBC's World Book Cafe in March, with a panel of awesome Detroit literary agents for a discussion on the Literary Life of Detroit. Please check out this article here in the American Booksellers' Association's BTW recent newsletter about this event.
BBC World Book Cafe was short in Detroit on March 9 with Source Booksellers as host. This event was the third in the series - Berlin, Beruit and Detroit.
The program is scheduled to be aired on BBC radio affiliates on March 28th. The Berlin program can be heard now on BBC World Book Cafe.
Source Booksellers was thrilled to be a part of this unique effort, and share in showcasing our beloved community of Detroit. Check back for the link to our episode.
ANNOUNCEMENT! Source Booksellers now sells digital audiobooks! Through a partnership with Libro.fm, we have an online audiobook store where you can purchase books that we, also carry in the store. To start buying and listening visit here or click on the picture below.
We are super excited to announce that our “Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of Straits” Book Launch w/Dr. Tiya Miles is now available to view on C-SPAN Book TV. Tune in here.
Source Booksellers Recommends: Expand Reading Horizons!
Alert! Alert! For bibliophiles! Check out LeVar Burton Reads podcast for some juicy stories for your ears.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.