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Book Beat June news & events

Dear Friends and Readers, With business improving and getting back to normal, we’d like to express our thanks and gratitude for your continued support. And a special thanks to all who voted for us in Hour Detroit’s “Best Bookstore” category. We are humbled and feel that all b...


Scrap Book: a Conversation with Glenn Bray

A Conversation about Scrap Book with Visionary Collector Glenn Bray Glenn Bray is an iconoclast collector and a publisher of the odd, overlooked, and fantastic in comic illustration and art. As a teenager in 1966, Bray’s first original artwork purchase was a Basil Wolverton Ugly Sticker drawin...


A Jewish Journey and Free Book offer

Ethan Daniel Davidson is a father, husband, Detroit area musician, singer-songwriter, and helps run The William Davidson Foundation, a philanthropic family run foundation “dedicated to advancing the economic, cultural, and civic vitality of Southeast Michigan, the State of Israel, and the Jewi...


Reading Group Selection: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

The Book Beat reading group selection for June is The Summer Book by Tove Jansson. This will be a virtual Zoom meeting held on  Wednesday, June 30 at 7 PM. Books are available in the store now and are discounted 15%. If you would like to attend, and are not on our reading group list, pleas...