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‘Forgotten’ War of 1812

February 21st, 2012 · 34 Comments

Commemoration of the war’s bicentennial includes republication of The War of 1812 In the Old Northwest, the seminal book on the conflict. Written in 1958 by an MSU professor, it details the Michigan Territory’s key role and examines the underlying issues.

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2012 Michigan Notable Books

January 16th, 2012 · 26 Comments

The Library of Michigan is honoring 20 outstanding books published in 2011 for its 2012 “best” list. To be eligible, the books’ authors or subjects must have a strong Michigan connection and stand above the rest of the field. Find out who won.

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Once Upon a Car

December 18th, 2011 · 29 Comments

Veteran auto writer Bill Vlasic transforms the 2008 collapse and subsequent rebirth — via bankruptcy and government bailout — of the U.S. auto industry into a dramatic, edgy and compelling behind-the-scenes tale fit for a story book or the big screen.

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Move Over Boomers, Millennials Gaining

November 18th, 2011 · 30 Comments

Slowly but surely, those born between 1982 and 2003 are becoming more important and influential, especially on issues of consumerism and politics, the authors assert in Millennial Momentum.

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Great Michigan Read

October 17th, 2011 · 25 Comments

More than 250 communities, libraries and organizations across the state are part of the Michigan Humanities Council program focused on Kevin Boyle’s Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder In the Jazz Age.

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Gov. Granholm’s Hybrid

September 18th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Neither true autobiography nor political memoir, the new book by the former governor and her husband recounts eight years of crises amid the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs to economic restructuring.

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The Unthinkable

September 18th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Departments BookIt The Unthinkable From the book “A Governor’s Story” by Jennifer M. Granholm and Dan Mulhern. Reprinted by arrangement with PublicAffairs, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2011. Despite my best efforts, within a few weeks I found myself waiting for the phone call I’d hoped never to receive. March 29, […]

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Elly Peterson and the Republican Party

August 16th, 2011 · 35 Comments

Sara Fitzgerald’s new biography of political trailblazer Elly Peterson focuses on the Michigan leader’s historic rise within the Republican Party and her eventual high-profile split with the GOP in the 1970s over women’s issues.

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Library of Michigan ‘Goes GM’

July 18th, 2011 · 35 Comments

The state’s official library has cut staff sharply and is auctioning off thousands of books as it copes with new budget realities and transforms to a smaller, more focused reservoir of published knowledge.

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Local Literary Entrepreneurship

June 16th, 2011 · 27 Comments

Michigan’s book industry, from writing to publishing to selling, is creating new and spirited ways to reach out to customers and engage them with nationally known authors at local stores and community events.

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