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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson A companion piece to Atkinson’s Life After Life, telling the story of Ursula Todd’s brother Teddy. Teddy is an RAF bomber pilot and aspiring poet for whom warfare was nothing compared with the struggle to adjust to different expectations in peacetime. Read More »

Capital Dames: the Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

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Capital Dames: the Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Cokie Roberts Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, turns her attention to the Civil War in a riveting exploration of the ways in which the conflict transformed not only the lives of women in Washington, D.C., but ... Read More »

Senior Symposium

May 6 – Out on the Town: Drinking and Dining in Detroit Since 1920.  Explore the gathering places of Detroit, from the speakeasies of the 20′s, the neighborhood bars of the 30′s and 40′s, the jazz clubs and the nightclubs of the 50′s and 60′s to the finer culinary locations of the 70′s with Tracy Irwin, Director of Exhibitions & ... Read More »

The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer

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The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer “Packer offers a flawless, compassionate portrayal of each family member at both their best and worst and shows what a strong hold the past has on the present. Literary fiction at its finest; highly recommended.” Library Journal Read More »

Frida

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Complement a visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts special exhibit on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Detroit by watching the 2002 film Frida starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina. Nominated for 6 academy awards, including best actress. Read More »

Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon

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Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon The collection of interwoven stories by Grosse Pointe author Kelly Fordon is now in print. Read more at the Wayne State University Press website, including reviews and audio of two stories. A book launch will be held at the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Click here ... Read More »