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Jessica Care Moore: We Want Our Bodies Back 7:00 pm
Jessica Care Moore: We Want Our Bodies Back @ AADL Downtown (Fourth Floor)
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
jessica Care moore, an internationally renowned poet, playwright, performance artist, and producer from Detroit, will preview her newest work: “We Want Our Bodies Back.”  Moore first came to national prominence when she won the “It’s Showtime …

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Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani 7:00 pm
Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome Randall Munroe to Rackham Auditorium in downtown Ann Arbor in support of his latest book, How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. The …

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Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Banshee 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Rachel DeWoskin: Banshee @ Literati
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Rachel Dewoskin back to our store in support of her new novel, Banshee, which Cheryl Strayed calls “Sexy and sad, dark and funny, ruthless and kind, this is Rachel Dewoskin’s ferociously feminist masterpiece,” as …

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Poetry at Literati: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Literati
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Jeff Kass back to Literati for a reading from his new poetry collection, Teacher/Pizza Guy, as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati series. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About the …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Poetry Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and David Jibson • Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room • Second Wednesdays are poetry workshop nights. All writers welcome …

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Sister Helen Prejean: River of Fire 7:00 pm
Sister Helen Prejean: River of Fire @ First United Methodist Church
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets available now. Click here. Literati is pleased to welcome Sister Helen Prejean to First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor in support of her latest, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey. Sr. Helen will be introduced by …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Gala Mukomolova’s full-length poetry book, Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019), explores her complex identity―Jewish, post-Soviet, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian― through a Russian fable. Mukomolova is …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Gala Mukomolova’s full-length poetry book, Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019), explores her complex identity―Jewish, post-Soviet, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian― through a Russian fable. Mukomolova is a Moscow-born, Brooklyn-raised poet and essayist. She is the …

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Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle 7:00 pm
Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Purchase here. Literati Bookstore is honored to welcome renown, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of his latest novel, Quichotte. The …

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Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes 7:00 pm
Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tellers will be Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern,and Laura Lee Hayes – Storytelling has power. Much more than just talking about personal experiences, today’s professional, passionate and playful storytellers can grab your attention and …

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Fiction at Literati: Christina Milletti: Choke Box: A Fem-Noir 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Christina Milletti: Choke Box: A Fem-Noir @ Literati
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Christina Milletti to the store for a reading from her Juniper Prize-winning novel Choke Box: A Fem-Noir, part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series.  Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  …

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Maryesah Karelon: The Faith That Time Forgot 2:00 pm
Maryesah Karelon: The Faith That Time Forgot @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
So what is “the faith that time forgot”? Have you ever wondered if there is more to the Christian story than you were taught? Are you a seeker for the truth, a truth that may very well …

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Alexandra Minna Stern: Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate 7:00 pm
Alexandra Minna Stern: Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate @ Literati
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern to discuss her new book, Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right is Warping the American Imagination, which Kirkus calls “An important study that extends …

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Susan J. Douglas: Celebrity: A History of Fame 7:00 pm
Susan J. Douglas: Celebrity: A History of Fame @ Literati
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome University of Michigan Professor Susan J. Douglas in support of her new book, Celebrity: A History of Fame. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow. About the book: Today, celebrity culture is an …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years. It was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Wayetu Moore: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Wayetu Moore: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years. It was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Entertainment Weekly & BuzzFeed. Moore is the …

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Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation 7:00 pm
Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please register your attendance here. The University of Michigan School for Environtment, Sustainbale Food Systems Initiative and Literati Bookstore are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Safran Foer to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of …

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Poetry at Literati: Michael Dickman: Days and Days 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Michael Dickman: Days and Days @ Literati
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed poet Michael Dickman to the store for a reading from his most recent collection, Days & Days, as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati series. Free and open to the public, signing to …

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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor, Freespace)
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All invited to listen to guild members swap stories or bring their own to tell, at the AASG monthly meeting.          
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 7:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Theatre Nova
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating our common humanity uniting us all. On September 22, 29, and October 6, 7:00 pm, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written …

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Fiction at Literati: J. Ryan Stradal: The Lager Queen of Minnesota 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: J. Ryan Stradal: The Lager Queen of Minnesota @ Literati
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome J. Ryan Stradal back to Literati for a reading in support of his latest, widely acclaimed novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. Free and open to …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Natasha T Miller 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Natasha T Miller @ Sweetwaters
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Skazat! is back, and have we got a season lined up for you! Join us at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Washington St. on September 24 to celebrate with fabulous poetry and tasty treats. Whether you’re …

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Fiction at Literati: Peg Alford Pursell: A Girl Goes Into the Forest, and in conversation with Polly Rosenwaike 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Peg Alford Pursell: A Girl Goes Into the Forest, and in conversation with Polly Rosenwaike @ Literati
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Peg Alford Pursell to the store to read from her collection of hybrid stories and fables, A Girl Goes Into the Forest, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. Following a reading, …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Jennifer DeBellis 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Jennifer DeBellis @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and David Jibson • Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room • Second Wednesdays are poetry workshop nights. All writers welcome …

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Marty Makary: The Price We Pay 7:00 pm
Marty Makary: The Price We Pay @ Literati
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome New York Times-bestselling author Marty Makary in support of his latest, The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care–And How to Fix It. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 7:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Theatre Nova
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating our common humanity uniting us all. On September 22, 29, and October 6, 7:00 pm, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written …

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Poetry at Literati: Khaled Mattawa: Mare Nostrum 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Khaled Mattawa: Mare Nostrum @ Literati
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed poet Khaled Mattawa in support of his latest collection, Mare Nostrum. About the book: “On the bridges to those slippery worlds, we are wrapped in gold foil, disease free. Who is saving whom? The …

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