We regret to announce the cancellation of the April 30th Sharon Draper event due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. We will be rescheduling this event sometime in the near future- possibly late this summer. Please stay tuned for more details. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Romance Superstar Beverly Jenkins March 23rd
Best-selling romance author Beverly Jenkins will be appearing at Book Beat Saturday, March 23rd from 3-5 pm. She will be presenting her newest novel Destiny’s Embrace, an Avon Romance. We are pleased to welcome Beverly back and to meet and greet all her local Detroit area devoted fans. This event is free and open to the public. Please call Book Beat at (248) 968-1190 with any questions.
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Author Gregory Sumner at Ferndale Library, Wed., March 27th
Author and educator Gregory Sumner will present his acclaimed book on author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Unstuck in Time at the Ferndale Library, 222 E. Nine Mile road at 7:00 PM.
March Reading Group Selection
Book Beat’s Reading Group selection for March is Susan Sontag’s Under the Sign of Saturn. The Reading Group will meet Wednesday, March 27th at 7pm in Goldfish Teahouse (117 W 4th St #101 Royal Oak, MI 48067). Books are discounted 15% at Book Beat. All are welcome!
Under the Sign of Saturn is Sontag’s third collection of critical essays written between 1972 and 1980. Released in 1980, all of the essays were originally published in The New York Review of Books except for “Approaching Artaud,” which was originally published in The New Yorker. Subjects include Paul Goodman, Walter Benjamin, Antonin Artaud, Leni Reifenstahl, Roland Barthes, and Elias Canetti.
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Coming soon: Charlie LeDuff book signing, “Detroit: An American Autopsy.” Stay tuned for more details!