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Rebellion or riot: three books examine Detroit 1967

Rebellion or riot: Three books examine Detroit 1967After 50 years, that violent summer still stands as a cultural hinge point, after which nothing was quite the same
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Movies

Netflix to release ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra Bullock

Netflix to release ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra BullockFerndale novelist Josh Malerman said he’s ‘thrilled’ to learn Bullock will play the lead role of Malorie
  • Movies
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Books

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in OctoberThe release is part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series of books
  • Books
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

Joe Biden brings book tour to Michigan Theater

Joe Biden brings book tour to Michigan TheaterTickets go on sale July 28 for the former vice president’s December appearance
  • Entertainment
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Michigan

Photographer captures feed mills in book

Photographer captures feed mills in bookDave Hanks, 81, said he was fascinated by their visual impact on the rural landscape
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Books

Book review: ‘Watch Me Disappear’ a suspenseful story

Book review: ‘Watch Me Disappear’ a suspenseful storyJanelle Brown’s family drama is an incisive, emotional view of how grief and recovery from loss affect a person’s life
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Books

Oprah selects ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for book club

Oprah selects debut novel ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for book clubImbolo Mbue’s debut novel tells of an immigrant from Cameroon who becomes the chauffeur for a Lehman Brothers executive
  • Books
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Obituary

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington Bear, died after a short illness
  • Obituary
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Entertainment

Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals

Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie dealsThe sand-colored pooch has a book out and movie deal after she happened on ultra-runner Dion Leonard last year
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  • 1 month ago
Books

Roxane Gay’s memoir tells story of living in large body

Roxane Gay’s memoir tells story of living in a large bodyA novelist, cultural critic and professor best known for the 2014 essay collection ‘Bad Feminist’
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

Kevin Hart’s new book of ‘Life Lessons’

Kevin Hart’s new book of ‘Life Lessons’ largely come from his youthComedian’s autobiography credits personal struggles, persistence and a likable demeanor led to his success
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Events mark late poet Gwendolyn Brooks 100th birthday

Events mark late poet Gwendolyn Brooks 100th birthdayNew books, poetry readings, writing contests and a bus tour through her hometown of Chicago are planned in remembrance
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Justice Ginsburg’s workout becoming a book

Justice Ginsburg’s workout becoming a book“The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong … and You Can Too!” is scheduled to be released Oct. 3
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

Q&A with actress Mayim Bialik on her new book

Q&A with actress Mayim Bialik on her new bookNew book by ‘Big Bang Theory’ actress and Ph.D. focuses on the emotional and physical hurdles of growing up
  • Books
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross to visit area

Grapevine: Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross to visit BirminghamIn other news, former actress Lisa Spoonauer died, HBO scraps Jon Stewart project, TMC to celebrate Pride Month
  • Celebrities
  • 2 months ago
Books

Ashley Graham is a curvy woman, but don’t say plus-size

Ashley Graham is a woman with curves, but don’t say plus-sizeModel’s has new book and talks of fashion inclusivity, size 22 clothes and vision boards
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  • 2 months ago
Music

Jack White pens children’s book based on song

Jack White pens children’s book based on White Stripes song‘We’re Going to be Friends’ comes out this fall and is illustrated by musician April March
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  • 2 months ago
Books

Review: ‘It’s Always the Husband’ is riveting novel

Book review: ‘It’s Always the Husband’ is riveting novelBook, by former federal prosecutor Michele Campbell, spins on the friendship of 3 very different women
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Books

Gabourey Sidibe pens funny and revealing memoir

Gabourey Sidibe pens funny and revealing memoirActress uses sarcasm, self-deprecating humor, openness, and perceptive insights to tell an uncommon story
  • Books
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Nation

New writers museum narrates America’s stories

New writers museum narrates America’s storiesChicago site showcases broad ranges of literature with banners, timelines, placards and interactive games and activities
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Books

Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thriller

Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thrillerThe former president and the best-selling novelist are collaborating on a thriller, “The President is Missing”
  • Books
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Online Harry Potter book club to launch in June

Online Harry Potter book club to launch in JuneJ.K. Rowling is launching a free online book club for fans and newcomers to her “Harry Potter” series
  • Books
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Writer Roxane Gay comes to Ann Arbor

Grapevine: Writer Roxane Gay comes to Ann ArborThe best-selling author will read from and sign copies of her new book ‘Hunger’
  • Celebrities
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Books

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new bookNew memoir details two-year transition, three failed marriages, and the freedom to be her true self
  • Books
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Books

Arab American museum's Ameri recalls childhood in book

Arab American museum’s Ameri recalls ‘magical’ Middle Eastern childhoodAnan Ameri paints a beguiling picture of growing up in Jerusalem and Damascus in her new memoir, ‘The Scent of Jasmine’
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Life

Relationship experts visit Southfield for ‘Grown’ talk

Relationship experts visit Southfield for ‘Grown’ talk, dinnerCo-authors of ‘Loving in the Grown Zone’ Zara Green and Alfred Edmond will speak Wednesday at Beans & Cornbread
  • Life
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Obituary

Robert M. Pirsig, ‘Zen’ author, dead at 88

Robert M. Pirsig, million-selling ‘Zen’ author, dead at 88“Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers rejected it
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  • 3 months ago
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