For all the Jonathan Franzen fans out there, how many of you have read Purity already? If so, what are your thoughts on it? I’m asking entirely out of curiosity. I finished it a couple days ago and am still trying to decide how I feel about it. It’s very uneven throughout; there were times when I was […]
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In partnership with the YMCA, the library is pleased to offer Cooking Matters for Families a six week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best […]
For all the architecture and design fans out there, John Gallagher will be coming to the library on October 8 to discuss his new book, Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity. Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986) is best known for designing the World Trade Center and the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis. The Japanese American […]
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Or is it just University of Michigan Football? I recently received several patron requests for the book, EndZone: the rise, fall and return of Michigan Football. The book came out on September 1st. The requests started coming in a couple of months before the book was published. The ladies outnumbered the guys, 4 to 1, […]
Until this year, the only graphic novel I’d read was Watchmen when I was in college. It wasn’t a conscious decision to avoid them—but I’d never grown up reading comics, and there was part of me that for a long time thought, “Well…they seem kind of juvenile.” This year I’ve seen the error of my thinking, largely […]
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