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Two Short Films and Their Filmmakers

Local filmmaker Nicole MacDonald will present her new short film A Park for the City on Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Ewald Branch. Joining her will be Detroit filmmaker Oren Goldenberg, presenting his short film Time I Change. There will be a discussion with the filmmakers following the screenings. Click here to register for the program. Read More »

Best Bike Rides: Detroit and Ann Arbor by Rob Pulcipher

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Best Bike Rides: Detroit and Ann Arbor by Rob Pulcipher Forty of the greatest recreational rides in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas are detailed — road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 35 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Read More »

Best Bike Rides: Detroit & Ann Arbor with Rob Pulcipher

Join us for a slide presentation on biking in southeastern Michigan from author and cycling enthusiast Rob Pulcipher. Cyclists and non-cyclists are welcome. Rob is an amateur photographer as well and his beautiful slides will take us on a journey off the beaten path. Click here to reserve Best Bike Rides: Detroit & Ann Arbor. Read More »

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

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Who do You Love by Jennifer Weiner Weiner (All Fall Down) delivers yet another flawless and gripping read with realistic and well-developed characters in her unforgettable love story. With her well-known humor and charm, she conveys the essence of first love, particularly the adage that true love never dies. Complete with a riveting, realistic recounting of 9/11 and a plot ... Read More »

The Quartet by Joseph J. Ellis

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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J. Ellis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Founding Brothers shares historical insights into America’s post-Revolution efforts for independence, citing key debates over the creations of the Articles of Confederation and the Bill of Rights. Read More »

Summerlong by Dean Bakopoulos

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Summerlong by Dean Bakopoulos It’s a long, hot summer in the sleepy college town of Grinnell, Iowa. . . Tennessee Williams has nothing on Bakopoulos (My American Unhappiness, 2011) when it comes to marital and moral dissipation fueled by the summer’s rising temperatures. Yet into this emotional abyss Bakopoulos injects a high degree of coy humor and wry self-deprecation to deliver ... Read More »

The Rocks by Peter Nichols

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The Rocks by Peter Nichols The lives and loves of expatriates on Mallorca, shaped by a 60-year-old misunderstanding. Nichols’ novel opens in 2005 with a chance meeting between Lulu Davenport and Gerald Rutledge on a cliff-top road near The Rocks, Lulu’s seaside hotel. Though they live in the same small town on an island, the couple has managed to avoid ... Read More »

Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson

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Pirate Hunters : Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship Kurson, Robert From the author of Shadow Divers (2004), an account of the search for the sunken pirate ship Golden Fleece, sunk off the coast of the Dominican Republic. Thrillingly details the highs and lows of chasing not just gold and silver but also history. Read More »