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Michigan Books Project–February

Featured Literature: Something that Feels like Truth, stories by Donald Lystra Personal Favorites: Treasure Hunt, The Five O’clock Train, Marseille Donald Lystra’s collection of short stories has several distinct midwestern

Michigan Books Project–January

  Featured Literature: The Raw And The Cooked: Adventures Of A Roving Gourmand, Jim Harrison My good friend, Trey Baughman, first recommended to me this phenomenal book by Michigan legend,

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Michigan Books Project–December

7 Michigan Books To Add To Your Holiday Gift List 1.Poetry In Michigan Michigan In Poetry, edited by William Olsen and Jack Ridl: This is collection of poems by a

Michigan Books Project–November

Featured Literature: Knuckleheads, by Jeff Kass Jeff Kass’s collection of short stories, Knuckleheads, is a valuable Michigan read for a couple big reasons. Firstly, it is published by Michigan’s own

Michigan Books Project: October

A Note: In Petoskey, Michigan, at a beautiful bookstore called McLean & Eakin, there is a full section dedicated to Ernest Hemingway. I highly advise that at some point you

Michigan Books Project – September

Featured Bookstore: Bookbound Bookstore, Ann Arbor, MI Bookbound celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, September 7th, and is now nestled into Ann Arbor’s north side neighborhood as part of the

Michigan Books Project–July

The Great Michigan Read The Michigan Humanities Council runs a biennial program called “The Great Michigan Read”, in which a committee selects a book by a Michigan author and facilitates

Michigan Books Project–April(ish)

For anyone who was unaware, while undertaking most of this project, I’ve been located out in Seattle. I have come to adore this city, but as I read more and

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Michigan Books Project – March

Events: 57th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show Sunday, April 7, 2013 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $4.50 admission Children 13 and under free Four Books Of Michigan Poetry I

The Michigan Books Project: February

The Little Free Library The Little Free Library is a remarkable organization my roommate illuminated me to recently, and I am excited to say Michigan has around twenty-five! The map


The Michigan Book Project-January

Events The Library of Michigan has announced its list of 2013 notable Michigan books. This list is an esoteric combination of 20 books that represent the geography and culture of

Michigan Book Project: December

Upcoming Events: Nicola’s Books Hosts Local Poet John F. Buckley (January 15th) Nicola’s Books is the kind of imbued, quintessential bookshop every community needs. Doting a hip blend of contemporary

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    An Introduction: The Michigan Books Project has been something difficult for me to synthesize, a pestering centipede that has wiggled around my brain for a month or so

Washtenaw Dairy

Washtenaw Dairy exemplifies all of the qualities of a quintessential neighborhood ice cream shop, while also boasting something significantly more. Located in a neighborhood slightly off Ann Arbor’s Main Street,

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Perhaps it is the attention to details that allows us to feel personal attachment to specific places. Everyone has their niche ideas of what is cool, what is hip, what