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Leland Stowe Memorial Lecture: Anu Partanen 4:00 pm
Leland Stowe Memorial Lecture: Anu Partanen @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be on hand as a bookseller for the University of Michigan LSA Honors Program’s Leland Stowe Memorial Lecture, delivered by author Anu Partanen.  The lecture celebrates the best in journalism, broadly …

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Emerging Writers Workshop: How To Revise Your Novel or Memoir 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers Workshop: How To Revise Your Novel or Memoir @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
After the first draft is done, the real work begins. But what is the best way to revise your novel or memoir? In this workshop, Alex Kourvo will show you the easy way to revise …

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Jim Ottaviani: Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier 7:00 pm
Jim Ottaviani: Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jim Ottaviani comes to the library to launch (no pun intended) his new book : Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier. In this graphic novel Ottaviani and illustrator Maris Wicks capture the great humor and …

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William D. Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid 7:00 pm
William D. Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid, local author William D. Lopez examines the lasting damage done by this daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Exploring the …

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The Moth Storyslam: Revolution 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Revolution @ Blind Pig
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan: Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus 4:00 pm
Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan: Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus @ Rackham Amphitheater
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be on hand as a bookseller as the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan presents Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan, authors of Sexual Citizens: A Landmark …

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Charles Eisendrath: Downstream from Here 7:00 pm
Charles Eisendrath: Downstream from Here @ Argus Farm Stop
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Time Magazine journalist, professor, farmer, and inventor Charles Eisendrath reads from his new memoir Downstream From Here, retracing a life lived in many worlds, from interviewing Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on the morning after the …

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Emerging Writers Presents: Local Writers LIVE: Bethany Grey, Johnny Thompson, Miranda Kruse, Loretta J. Poisson, Coach Roscow 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers Presents: Local Writers LIVE: Bethany Grey, Johnny Thompson, Miranda Kruse, Loretta J. Poisson, Coach Roscow @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Emerging Writers Presents: Local Writers LIVE When Monday February 10, 2020: 7:00pm to 8:30pm Where Westgate Branch: West Side Room Description Join us for an evening with five local authors doing short readings from their published …

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Harry Dolan: The Good Killer 7:00 pm
Harry Dolan: The Good Killer @ Nicola's Books
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Harry Dolan will be in store signing his newest release The Good Killer. Please note that Harry will be doing a 30 minute talk at the beginning of the event. About the Book Sean Tennant …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Ann Arbor Poetry: U-M Poetry Slam Team 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry: U-M Poetry Slam Team @ Espresso Royale
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry hosts an open mic every 1st and 3rd Sunday, with feature poets whenever we can get them. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry.  
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Emerging Writers Meetup with a Poet: Molly Raynor 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers Meetup with a Poet: Molly Raynor @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. This month, author Alex Kourvo will be joined by Molly Raynor, who specializes in poetry. Both authors will answer …

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The Moth Storyslam: Cold 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Cold @ Blind Pig
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Anna Krushelnitskaya: Cold War Casual 7:00 pm
Anna Krushelnitskaya: Cold War Casual @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join local author Anna Krushelnitskaya for a discussion of her new book Cold War Casual – a collection of transcribed oral testimonies and interviews gathered from American and Russian citizens who lived during the Cold War.  Cold …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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William Lopez: Separated – Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid 7:00 pm
William Lopez: Separated – Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Literati
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, Willaim Lopez, in support of his book Separated. About the book: In Separated, William D. Lopez examines the lasting damage done by this …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Rochelle Riley: The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery 7:00 pm
Rochelle Riley: The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In a presentation entitled “Slavery didn’t end: Facing the truth in the age of MAGA,” Rochelle Riley, author and former award winning columnist at the Detroit Free Press will discuss her book The Burden: African Americans …

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Colum McCann: Apeirogon 7:00 pm
Colum McCann: Apeirogon @ First United Methodist Church
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome internationally bestselling author Colum McCann to First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor in support of his latest novel, Apeirogon. The program will feature a conversation with Julie Buntin, …

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Deborah Marcero: In A Jar, and Deb Pilutti: Old Rock (is not boring) 11:00 am
Deborah Marcero: In A Jar, and Deb Pilutti: Old Rock (is not boring) @ Nicola's Books
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Calling all gatherers, collectors and storytellers! Nicola’s Books is lucky to have two picture book author-illustrators stopping by to share their beautiful picture books. Deb Pilutti, with Old Rock (is not boring) and Deborah Marcero, …

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