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February Well-Read Black Girl Book Club at Pages

02/20/2020 - 6:00PM

This next month's Well-Read Black Girl book club will meet to discuss Rivers Solomon's "The Deep" on Thursday, February 20th at 6pm. Whether you have just started the book or read it a long time ago, all are welcome to come and join in the book club. This book club is free and open to the public. Purchase your copy at Pages and get 15% off. It will be hosted by a friend of the store and avid reader Dawn Sarai Robinson. Books for Dawn have been a lens to help her give voice to her unique...

LitTalk at Pages Bookshop: A Panel Discussion

02/25/2020 - 6:00PM

We are excited to co-host with Writing Workshops Detroit another LitTalk at the bookshop. The discussion theme will be defining Detroit Voice. A mix of panelists will discuss Detroit's literary signature, past and present. This panel will celebrate Detroit’s voice past and present as well as its unique resources, and critically look at assumptions and stereotypes Detroit writers face in a time of change and inequity. We would love for you to join us and join in the conversation! ...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Cheryl Crabb & Gary Erwin

03/12/2020 - 6:00PM

We are excited to have local authors, Cheryl Crabb and Gary Erwin in-store to discuss their respective books, "The Other Side of Sanctuary" and "Trail Crossing Sixteen Counties" published by Adelaide Press. Although very different types of books, Cherly's a psychological thriller and Gary's a series of short stories, both are set in Michigan.  This event is free and open to the public. Cheryl and Gary's books will be available for purchase before and after the event. ...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Porsha Olayiwola

03/17/2020 - 6:00PM

We are excited to have poet, Porsha Olayiwola at Page for her latest book "I Shimmer Sometimes Too", a debut poetry collection soars with the power and presence of live performance.  This event is free and open to the public. Porsha's books will be sold before and after the event. About I Shimmer Sometimes Too: These poems dip their hands into the fabric of black womanhood and revel in it. Shimmer establishes Olayiwola firmly in the lineage of black queer poetics,...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Gabriel Bump at the Main Branch of the Detroit Public Library

03/18/2020 - 6:00PM

We are thrilled to be teaming up with the Detroit Public Library to bring author, Gabriel Bump to Detroit for one of the most anticipated books of this year, "Everywhere You Don't Belong."  This event is free and open to the public. Gabriel's books will be available for purchase before and after the event.  About Everywhere You Don't Belong:  In this alternately witty and heartbreaking debut novel, Gabriel Bump gives us an unforgettable protagonist, Claude McKay Love. Claude...

Pages Bookshop and the Arab American National Museum Present: Linda Sarsour

03/22/2020 - 5:00PM

Pages Bookshop and the Arab American National Museum are thrilled to host activist and co-organizer of the Women's March Linda Sarsour at the Arab American National Museum for her new memoir, We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders. This event will be held in the Annex. Linda will be joined by Abdul El-Sayed for this event. An audience Q&A will follow the talk as well as a book signing. Get your tickets here. The first 50 attendees who purchase a copy of We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders from...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Clare Beams

03/24/2020 - 6:00PM

We are excited to have novelist Clare Beams in Detroit for her latest novel "The Illness Lesson", described by Kirkus Review as "A satisfyingly strange novel from the one-of-a-kind Beams." It was named a most anticipated book of 2020 by Time, Vanity Fair, Esquire, O Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, BookRiot, Domino, and LitHub. If you're a fan of Margaret Atwood or Octavia Butler, you won't want to miss this book or event.   This event...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Tommye Blount with Nandi Comer, and Scheherazade Washington-Parrish

03/26/2020 - 6:00PM

We are thrilled to welcome poet Tommye Blount back to Pages for his latest collection of poetry, "Fantasia of the Man in Blue." Tommye will be joined by poets Nandi Comer and Scheherazade Washington-Parrish for a joint reading. What this means, is you'll get to experience the work of three amazing poets in one night!  This event is free and open to the public. Tommye's book will be available for purchase before and after the event.  About Fantasia for the Man in Blue:...

Pages Bookshop Presents: Faith A. Pennick

04/01/2020 - 6:00PM

We are thrilled to have filmmaker and writer Faith A. Pennick at Pages to discuss her book about "Voodoo", the 2000 release by R&B singer-songwriter, D'Angelo. Faith's book is part of Bloomsbury's acclaimed "33 1/3" series on culturally influential albums. This event is free and open to the public. Faith's book will be available for purchase before and after the event.  In Faith's words, "'Voodoo' [is] a book about the making and the impact of singer/songwriter/musician D...

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