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Fiction at Literati: Aaron Hamburger: Nirvana Is Here 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Aaron Hamburger: Nirvana Is Here @ Literati
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome award-winning author Aaron Hamburger as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series, in support of his latest novel Nirvana is Here. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. About the …

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Sarah Miller: The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets 7:00 pm
Sarah Miller: The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets @ Literati
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome author Sarah Miller in support of her nonfiction book for young readers, The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets. A book signing will follow the event. The event is free and open to …

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Webster Reading Series: Monica Rico and Nishanth Injam 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Monica Rico and Nishanth Injam @ UMMA Auditorium
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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Karin Risko: A History Lover’s Guide to Detroit 2:00 pm
Karin Risko: A History Lover’s Guide to Detroit @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join author Karin Risko and photographer Rodney Arroyo as they share highlights of their book, A History Lover’s Guide to Detroit, an intimate tour of the city that put the world on wheels. Discover an amazing history of innovation, philanthropy, social …

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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
Oct 6 @ 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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Leah Plunkett: Sharenthood 7:00 pm
Leah Plunkett: Sharenthood @ Literati
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome law professor and author Leah Plunkett in support of her recent book Sharenthood: Why We Should Think Before We Talk about Our Kids Online. A book signing will follow. The event is free and …

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Poetry at Literati: Jon Sands: It’s Not Magic 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Jon Sands: It’s Not Magic @ Literati
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Jon Sands as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati series, in support of his latest collection It’s Not Magic. Free and open to the public. Book signing to follow.  About the collection: Snapshots of youth, …

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Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night 7:00 pm
Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night @ Crazy Wisdom
Oct 9 @ 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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MQR Fall Issue Launch 7:00 pm
MQR Fall Issue Launch @ Literati
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Michigan Quarterly Review launches its fall issue. Details and contributor bios to come. Stay tuned!
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Fiction at Literati: Eileen Pollack: The Professor of Immortality, and in conversation with Lillian Li 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Eileen Pollack: The Professor of Immortality, and in conversation with Lillian Li @ Literati
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Author and former director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at The University of Michigan visits as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series, in support of her new novel The Professor of Immortality. Eileen …

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Ann Patchett: The Dutch House 7:00 pm
Ann Patchett: The Dutch House @ Rackham Auditorium
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets available now. Purchase them here. Literati Bookstore is honored to welcome Ann Patchett to Rackham Auditorium for an event in support of her latest novel, The Dutch House, and in benefit of the Book Industry Charitable …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: C.M. Burroughs: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: C.M. Burroughs: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CM Burroughs’ book of poems, The Vital System (Tupelo Press), illuminates what she calls “the protective capability of violence.” In the words of renowned French feminist scholar Hélène Cixous: “Burroughs delves into the ultra-sensitive roots …

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Zell Visiting Writers: C.M. Burroughs: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: C.M. Burroughs: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
CM Burroughs’ book of poems, The Vital System (Tupelo Press), illuminates what she calls “the protective capability of violence.” In the words of renowned French feminist scholar Hélène Cixous: “Burroughs delves into the ultra-sensitive roots …

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Poetry at Literati: Oliver Baez Bendorf, Susie Garcia, and David Hornibrook 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Oliver Baez Bendorf, Susie Garcia, and David Hornibrook @ Literati
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome three incredible poets–Oliver Baez Bendorf, Suzi F. Garcia, & David Hornibrook–as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati Series. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.  …

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Fiction at Literati: Jac Jemc: False Bingo 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Jac Jemc: False Bingo @ Literati
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome award-winning author Jac Jemc as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series in support of her latest short story collection, False Bingo. A Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.  About …

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Webster Reading Series: Mariya Zilberman and Karolina Leetunova 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Mariya Zilberman and Karolina Leetunova @ UMMA Auditorium
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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James Poniewozik: Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America 7:00 pm
James Poniewozik: Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati Bookstore is pleased to be on hand to booksell as James Poniewozik visits the Ann Arbor District Library’s downtown branch. The event will take place in the lobby and is free and open to …

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Nic Stone: Jackpot 7:00 pm
Nic Stone: Jackpot @ AADL Downtown (Fourth Floor Meeting Room)
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
AADL hosts best-selling YA author Nic Stone to discuss her latest title, Jackpot. What would winning the lottery mean to you? Nic Stone provides a close view at this thought through the eyes of teenager Rico in Jackpot. Taking care …

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Clara Parkes: Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool 7:00 pm
Clara Parkes: Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clara Parkes, best-selling author on knitting and wool, comes to AADL to discuss her new book Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool, a fast-paced account of the year Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable …

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Skazat! Poetry Series: Bryan Thao Worra 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: Bryan Thao Worra @ Sweetwaters
Oct 22 @ 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: Ben Lerner: The Topeka School 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Ben Lerner: The Topeka School @ Literati
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome award-winning poet and novelist Ben Lerner in support of his latest, The Topeka School, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. A Book signing will follow. Free and open to the public.  About …

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Poetry and the Written Word: Dennis Hinrichsen 7:00 pm
Poetry and the Written Word: Dennis Hinrichsen @ Crazy Wisdom
Oct 23 @ 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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Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: TBA 7:00 pm
Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: TBA @ Crazy Wisdom
Oct 23 @ 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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Fiction at Literati: Benedek Totth: Dead Heat 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Benedek Totth: Dead Heat @ Literati
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Benedek Totth as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series, in support of his debut Dead Heat. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.  About the book: In a nameless Hungarian town, …

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Ayelet Tsabari: The Art of Leaving 7:00 pm
Ayelet Tsabari: The Art of Leaving @ Literati
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome award-winning author Ayelet Tsabari in support of her acclaimed memoir, The Art of Leaving. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public. About the book: An intimate memoir in …

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