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Street photography beautifully reproduced!
Detroit 1968 is a collection of powerful and haunting photographs by Enrico Natali, a skilled street photographer shooting Detroit habitats and people in the key year of 1968. Natali spent only a few years living there, but displays a strong connection with the city, especially in his quickly sketched public portraits. His first major project was a brilliant collection of New York City subway riders, shot in 1960 –and a similar, deeply ingrained, honest approach is at work here. This beautifully printed edition should find a home in any collection concerned with Detroit history, photography or the investigation of everyday reality. Natali is specially gifted at spontaneous portraiture –capturing the face and people of the city, during its most energized and revolutionary time. Detroit 1968 should help reaffirm and establish Natali’s reputation as one of the master photographer’s of the streets.
Great moments captured at the Detroit Jazz Fest
Detroit Jazz, is a hardbound collection of 90 black and white and color photographs documenting the renaissance of Detroit through the resurgence of its music. This new title is a high quality printing that celebrates the labor day tradition of the Detroit Jazz Festival, featuring many of Detroit’s great musicians. A treasure trove of memories from the worlds largest Jazz festival.
Detroit Rocks: A Pictorial History of Motor City Rock and Roll 1965-1975 (signed by Leni Sinclair)
“this book smokes from beginning to end with information, history & beauty presented in the photographs & text of Leni Sinclair and the mind-boggling eye-popping posters of the great Gary Grimshaw.” – John Sinclair
An essential history of Detroit music, art, and counterculture. High quality full color printing, produced and printed in a co-op worker-owned printing plant in Michigan!
“Michael Hamlin recounts his first-hand experiences as one of the leaders of the movement. Hamlin was one of the prime movers behind both the Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (DRUM) and the League of Revolutionary Black Workers.: –DANGEROUS MINDS
“The movement of ideas in the conversation works beautifully, allowing us to appreciate Mike’s journey as well as his profound, useful reflections on the political struggles he was engaged in. I am certain that this powerful, knowledgeable, tender interchange between two revolutionaries will find its way to the hearts of young movement workers.” Gloria House, PhD. Detroit
Detroit’s unexplored music genre
This is the first book—the first resource of any kind—to tell the story of Detroit’s contributions to country music. Craig Maki and Keith Cady have spent two decades collecting music and images, and visiting veteran musicians to amass more than seventy interviews about country music in Detroit. Just as astounding as the book’s revelations are the photographs, most of which have never been published before. Detroit Country Music will be essential reading for music historians, record collectors, roots music fans, and Detroit music aficionados.
Now in paperback; “an uninching and uncompromising look at a life lived across the tracks from fame . . .” (Detroit Free Press)
A dynamite tale by a local hero
Signed copies available!
The book’s reach is a wide one gathering interviews from many areas in society from athletes like Nicklas Lidström, Barry Sanders, Al Kaline and Tommy Hearns to musicians like Smokey Robinson, Don Was, Jack White, Martha Reeves and Eminem, who appears on the cover. The world of business is also featured with the likes of Berry Gordy, Lee Iacocca and Bill Ford, Jr. -DetroitHub
The Ultimate guide to Detroit -get to know your city! Signed copies are in stock now!
Edited by siblings and lifelong, seventh-generation Detroiters Andy, Emily, and Rob Linn – with contributions from a team of more than 30 Detroit-based writers and researchers – Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An Insider’s Guide to Detroit is the result of thousands of hours of research, thousands of site visits, and contributions and ideas from hundreds of local residents, making this streetwise guide a key for unlocking the city.
Get to know Detroit art history!
Highlights from Wayne State University’s renowned collection of Cass Corridor art are now available as a set of ten postcards, featuring work by Jim Chatelain, John Egner, Brenda Goodman, Douglas James, Bradley Jones, Michael Luchs, Gordon Newton, Ellen Phelan, Nancy Pletos and Robert Sestok. The collection of high-quality printed images includes a brief history of this vital chapter in Detroit’s rich cultural heritage.
A great collection of photo history to guide your day.
Dont make Michigan Beer come looking for you. Set out on a pils-grimage to pay respects to the great people and places that bring you Michigan’s finest liquid joy. Inside you will find:
Listings and directions for all the current breweries
History and facts about brewing and drinking
A calendar of beer festivals and listings for brew clubs
Signature pages to record your visits
Special offers from participating breweries
Things to do / eat / see a short stumble away from the brewery
Lots of pretty pictures to make that reading part less stressful
Get this book into your glove compartment. You never know when you might need it! Support Michigan brewers by knocking back a few the next time you’re in town!