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3:00 pm Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture @ AADL Malletts Creek
Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture @ AADL Malletts Creek
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Shachar Pinsker, professor, Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies, University of Michigan discusses his book A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture.  The book explores the ways in which cafes provide a window into understanding modern Jewish culture …

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7:00 pm Ann Arbor Poetry: Quinton Robinson @ Espresso Royale
Ann Arbor Poetry: Quinton Robinson @ Espresso Royale
Sep 15 @ 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. Quinton Robinson lives in Lansing; he won the second and third annual …

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7:00 pm Alexandra Minna Stern: Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate @ Literati
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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7:00 pm Susan J. Douglas: Celebrity: A History of Fame @ Literati
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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7:30 pm The Moth Storyslam: Cars @ Greyline
The Moth Storyslam: Cars @ Greyline
Sep 17 @ 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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7:00 pm Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull @ AADL Downtown
Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan and Trumbull @ AADL Downtown
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
After writing 9 books about the joy of canoeing & kayaking rivers, lifelong Michigan resident Doc Fletcher moves to dry land for his latest book: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at …

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7:00 pm Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation @ Nicola's Books
Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation @ Nicola's Books
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Natives Polly Rosenwaike and Cody Walker are joining us in conversation around their most recent works. Polly will be sharing her beautifully written series of stories about… conception and Cody, he will share …

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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 18 @ 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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5:30 pm Zell Visiting Writers: Wayetu Moore: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
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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6:30 pm Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit @ AADL Downtown
Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit @ AADL Downtown
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
From Motown to soul and rock to techno, Detroit’s contributions to American musical culture have been long celebrated. Now, Mark Stryker’s new book, Jazz From Detroit, refocuses attention on the city’s influential role as one of the most …

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7:00 pm Bruce Conforth: Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson @ Nicola's Books
Bruce Conforth: Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson @ Nicola's Books
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The founding curator at Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this musician, author, archivist, and professor has made a career collecting countless items that define pop history. Bruce Conforth will be joining us to …

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7:00 pm Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
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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8:00 pm Debbie Gonzales: Girls With Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records @ Saline District Library
Debbie Gonzales: Girls With Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records @ Saline District Library
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet Saline author Debbie Gonzales as she presents her new book, Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records, an engaging picture book about women in sports through the ages. Hear about the background to writing …

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7:00 pm Poetry at Literati: Michael Dickman: Days and Days @ Literati
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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3:00 pm Janet Douglas: A Wonderful Stroke of Luck @ Nicola's Books
Janet Douglas: A Wonderful Stroke of Luck @ Nicola's Books
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Janet R. Douglas, a former occupational therapist, suffered a massive stroke and spent the next decade overcoming physical and mental challenges to emerge as a different, more authentic version of herself. Join us as she …

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7:00 pm David Small and Sarah Stewart: This Book Is Mine @ AADL Westgate
David Small and Sarah Stewart: This Book Is Mine @ AADL Westgate
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Award-winning Michigan authors Sarah Stewart and David Small return to AADL to discuss their latest picture book, This Book of Mine, a celebration of the power of reading and the ways in which books launch our adventures, give …

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7:00 pm Jim DeRogatis: Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly @ Nicola's Books
Jim DeRogatis: Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly @ Nicola's Books
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
**Warning** The following description and the content of this event contains information and discussions of sexual abuse which some readers may find triggering. In November 2000, after receiving an anonymous fax alleging that singer R. Kelly …

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