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‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff to visit Royal Oak

‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff to visit Royal OakThe author and journalist will appear at Royal Oak Music Theatre April 6 for an on-stage conversation
  • Books
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Biden discusses promises, death of son in Ann Arbor

Biden discusses promises, death of son in Ann ArborFormer vice president was promoting his book ‘Promise Me, Dad,’ a memoir about the death of Beau Biden
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Books

Science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin dies

Best-selling science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin diesWriter who explored feminist themes was best known for her Earthsea books
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  • 1 month ago
Books

Prince photographer shares intimate treasure trove

Prince photographer Afshin Shahidi shares his intimate troveThe book ‘Prince: A Private View’ features photos of the superstar in unguarded moments
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  • 1 month ago
Nation

Stephen King to help bookstore flood victim

Stephen King to help bookstore flood victimStephen King says he wants to help a Maine bookstore owner who lost thousands of dollars’ worth of rare books to a flood
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Books

‘Fire and Fury’ sales top 29K in first weekend

‘Fire and Fury’ sales top 29K in first weekend“Fire and Fury” has been so in demand that retailers have struggled to keep it in stock
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Author, publisher won’t back down on Trump book

Author, publisher won’t back down on Trump bookThe book publisher said any effort by Trump to suppress the book would be “flagrantly unconstitutional”
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

Perry writes about the ‘Higher’ power that sustains him

Tyler Perry writes about the ‘Higher’ power that sustains himPart autobiography, part Bible-study guide, Tyler Perry ties examples from his own life to the Bible in new book
  • Books
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Arts

Photographer’s new book examines Detroit hip-hop

Jenny Risher’s “D-Cyphered” documents Detroit’s hip-hop artistsPhotographer created the book of portraits; 83 of the photographs are on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Obituary

Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies at 77

Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies at 77Grafton’s “alphabet series” in 1982 with “A is for Alibi” Her last book is “Y is for Yesterday”
  • Obituary
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Books

Politics drove some of the year’s most compelling books

Politics drove some of the year’s most compelling booksFrom ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ to ‘Grant,’ upheaval and unrest were part of the discussion
  • Books
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Books

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipesTable for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes,” out this month, is part history book, part cookbook.
  • Books
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Entertainment

Books no Detroit enthusiast should be without

Some indispensable books for the Detroit-lover on your holiday listDetroit’s rising reputation means there are suddenly a number of books available celebrating the city’s unique charms.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee-table books

Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee-table booksIndulge loved ones with gift they wouldn’t buy for themselves
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Review: Chris Matthews book paints loving RFK portrait

Review: Chris Matthews paints loving portrait of RFK in new book‘I’ve written a lot of books,’ author says, ‘but none with such heart’ as in ‘Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit’
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Books

Jackson Galaxy, TV’s feline expert, has a new book

Jackson Galaxy, TV’s feline expert, has a new bookYou don’t have a cat, you are in a relationship with an animal
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  • 3 months ago
Books

Review: Garth Brooks chronicles pursuit of a big dream

Book review: Garth Brooks chronicles pursuit of a big dreamSinger pays homage to the days when he didn’t sell out huge stadiums and arenas
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  • 3 months ago
Books

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new book

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new collectionThe 74-year-old sees her new work, ‘A Good Cry,’ as her closest to ‘confessional’
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  • 3 months ago
Detroit

Book looks back at Detroit’s ‘Witch of Delray’

Book looks back at Detroit’s ‘Witch of Delray’Rose Veres, one of the most infamous figures in Detroit crime history got a raw deal, according to a new book
  • Detroit
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Books

‘Mad Men’ creator delivers big with first novel

‘Mad Men’ creator delivers big with first novelMatthew Weiner’s book raises a number of thorny questions,including whether a ‘good’ man could be a killer
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Excerpt from ‘The Great Halifax Explosion’

Excerpt from ‘The Great Halifax Explosion’Book details collision of 2 ships and the explosion that altered a city, residents and relations between Canada and U.S.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

New book details 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion

New book details the Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion of 1917Collison of 2 ships ignited 3,000 tons of explosives that left 2,000 dead and 25,000 citizens homeless
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready to write his own story

Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready to write his own storyAndrew Lloyd Webber plans to release his autobiography “Unmasked” in March.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Books

Halloween will be memorable for Ferndale author

Halloween will be memorable for Ferndale author Josh MalermanJosh Malerman’s third novel, ‘Goblin,’ will be released Tuesday. First novel ‘Bird Box’ will be adapted into a movie
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Books

Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency

Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency‘We no longer represent Bill O’Reilly for future deals,’ William Morris Entertainment announced Thursday
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  • 4 months ago
Books

Review: ‘Way It Was’ taps aging Sinatra’s highs, lows

Book Review: ‘The Way It Was’ taps aging Sinatra’s highs, lowsAuthor Eliot Weisman recounts his 20-year relationship with “the Voice,” one based on business and nurtured with trust
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  • 4 months ago
Books

‘Smashed Codes’ tells story of female codebreaker

‘Smashed Codes’ tells story of female codebreakerJason Fagone recreates a cast of characters so fascinating they will inhabit the psyches of readers for a long time
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  • 4 months ago
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