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2:00 pm Karin Risko: A History Lover’s Guide to Detroit @ AADL Downtown (Multipurpose Room)
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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7:00 pm David Hornibrook: Night Manual @ Nicola's Books
David Hornibrook: Night Manual @ Nicola's Books
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
David joins us for a night of poetry. His title, Night Manual, is a survival guide for life—all the messy, wonderful, grieving, and self-doubting parts of life. David Hornibrook’s debut poetry collection is a book …

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7:00 pm Garth Nix: Angel Mage @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Garth Nix: Angel Mage @ AADL Downtown (First Floor Lobby)
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The New York Times bestselling author Garth Nix, acclaimed for his popular Old Kingdom series, returns with a new standalone novel, Angel Mage. In Angel Mage, Nix has created a feminist fantasy set in an alternate European world ruled by fearsome magic …

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7:00 pm Leah Plunkett: Sharenthood @ Literati
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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7:00 pm Markus Zukam: Bridge of Clay @ Nicola's Books
Markus Zukam: Bridge of Clay @ Nicola's Books
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nicola’s Books is excited to present critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Markus Zusak with his newest release, Bridge of Clay. Signing Guidelines Only copies of Bridge of Clay purchased from Nicola’s Books will …

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6:00 pm CWPS Faculty Lecture: Nachicket Chanchani: Michelangelo of Yoga @ Keene Theater, East Quad
CWPS Faculty Lecture: Nachicket Chanchani: Michelangelo of Yoga @ Keene Theater, East Quad
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Drawing on archival research and fieldwork, this talk will explore how B.K.S.Iyengar, (1918-2014) widely acclaimed as a man instrumental in bringing postural yoga to the West, came to understand yoga as an art and see …

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6:30 pm National Coming Out Week/LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker: River Coello @ ECC School of Social Work Bldg
National Coming Out Week/LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker: River Coello @ ECC School of Social Work Bldg
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us as we welcome River Coello to campus as our keynote speaker for National Coming Out Week 2019 and LGBTQ History Month 2019. About River: River Coello is a queer and trans multidisciplinary …

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7:00 pm Poetry at Literati: Jon Sands: It’s Not Magic @ Literati
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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12:00 pm Noon Lecture Series: Patti Smith and Britain Woodman: Vanishing Ann Arbor @ Kempf House
Noon Lecture Series: Patti Smith and Britain Woodman: Vanishing Ann Arbor @ Kempf House
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join “Vanishing Ann Arbor’ authors Patti Smith and Britain Woodman as they take you on a tour of our city’s past, from the places you remember to the places you don’t.
8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Oct 9 @ 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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7:00 pm MQR Fall Issue Launch @ Literati
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!
7:00 pm Open Mic and Share: Paul Bernstein @ Bookbound
Open Mic and Share: Paul Bernstein @ Bookbound
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are pleased to present Ann Arbor poet Paul Bernstein who will read from his new poetry book, What the Owls Know.  He began publishing his poetry as an undergrad at U of M in …

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5:00 pm Lecture: Patricia A. Cost: The Bentons: How an American Father and Son Changed the Printing Industry, with Ben Denzer @ Hatcher Graduate Library (Clark Library, 2nd Floor)
Lecture: Patricia A. Cost: The Bentons: How an American Father and Son Changed the Printing Industry, with Ben Denzer @ Hatcher Graduate Library (Clark Library, 2nd Floor)
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Historian Patricia Cost speaks about the history of the Benton family, who, among other things, invented the Century family of typefaces. Ben Denzer speaks about his artists’ books as well as his creative projects, such as Ice …

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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Eileen Pollack: The Professor of Immortality, and in conversation with Lillian Li @ Literati
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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