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3:00 pm Almost Country with John Knott @ Nicola's Books
Almost Country with John Knott @ Nicola's Books
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
John Knott shares his essays, which present a story of getting to know a place intimately and learning to deal with challenges from the human and natural worlds, from developers and county officials to windstorms, …

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7:00 pm Ann Arbor Poetry: J Sea @ Espresso Royale
Ann Arbor Poetry: J Sea @ Espresso Royale
Nov 3 @ 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. J Sea is a Canadian poet. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry.  
7:00 pm Emerging Writers: Writing Picture Books for Children @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Emerging Writers: Writing Picture Books for Children @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Writing a story for children is a special art, and these short manuscripts can sometimes take as long to complete as a full-length novel. In this workshop, New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-winning author Philip …

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5:30 pm Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business
Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the culprits of and solutions for the largest issues facing the world today. The Erb Institute is proud to host an evening with Anand Giridharadas, author of the …

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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Tim Johnston: The Current @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Tim Johnston: The Current @ Literati
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome New York Times bestselling author Tim Johnston in support of his new novel The Current. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About the book: In the dead of winter, outside a small …

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7:30 pm The Moth Storyslam: Gumption @ Greyline
The Moth Storyslam: Gumption @ Greyline
Nov 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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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Mark Danielewski: Little Blue Kite @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Mark Danielewski: Little Blue Kite @ Literati
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed writer Mark Z. Danielewski in support of The Little Blue Kite, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series. A book signing will follow. Free and open to the public.  About the …

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7:00 pm Frankel Center Speaker Series: Dennis Ross: Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Leaders Shaped Its Destiny @ Rackham (Amphitheater)
Frankel Center Speaker Series: Dennis Ross: Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Leaders Shaped Its Destiny @ Rackham (Amphitheater)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Prior to returning to the Institute in 2011, he served two years as special assistant to President …

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7:00 pm Pizza and Poetry Night: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Nicola's Books
Pizza and Poetry Night: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Nicola's Books
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jeff Kass is bringing the poetry and we are supplying the pizza. Teacher/Pizza Guy is a funny and relatable collection for readers, thinkers, educators, and pizza lovers everywhere. Kass will be joined by local high …

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7:00 pm Steve Luxenberg: Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation @ AADL Downtown (Multi-purpose Room)
Steve Luxenberg: Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation @ AADL Downtown (Multi-purpose Room)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Plessy v. Ferguson is synonymous with Jim Crow laws and the unjust legal doctrine of “separate but equal.” But few Americans know more than the name of the case and have just a superficial understanding …

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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 6 @ 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: Anelise Chen: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Zell Visiting Writers: Anelise Chen: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Anelise Chen is the author of So Many Olympic Exertions (Kaya Press 2017), an experimental novel that blends elements of sportswriting, memoir, and self-help. A finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, the novel …

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7:00 pm Joshua A. Douglas: Vote for Us @ Literati
Joshua A. Douglas: Vote for Us @ Literati
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome law professor Joshua A. Douglas in support of his book, Vote for Us: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting. A book signing will follow. The event is free …

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7:00 pm Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Nicola's Books
Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Nicola's Books
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lopez will join us for the evening to examine the lasting damage done by a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. He will share his title Separated, where Lopez discusses deportation’s …

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7:00 pm Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in …

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2:00 pm Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide @ Crazy Wisdom
Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide @ Crazy Wisdom
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide with Larry and Sandy Feldman – Nov 9, 2 to 4 p.m. – Authors Larry and Sandy Feldman will share concepts and stories from their recently published book Building …

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7:00 pm Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Click here to purchase. Literati Bookstore is excited to welcome bestselling author André Aciman to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of the follow-up to Call Me By Your Name, Find …

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