A captivating and approachable portrait of the life and work of a Canadian musical legend.
Branching Out Magazine and the Making of Canadian Feminism
A vital text of feminist recuperation; an eye-opening examination of feminist publishing, community-building, and survival.
Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait
Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.
Vulnerable and funny, this memoir explores Jewish identity, family, the Holocaust, and belonging.
The Unfinished Autobiography
An annotated edition of John Rae’s unfinished autobiography that completes his unparalleled life story.
A major book on Canada’s most-storied pre–World War I figure and early Confederation history.
John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age is the remarkable story of the spiritual search of one of Michigan’s most successful entrepreneurs, a search that culminated in the Fetzer Institute whose ambitious mission is nothing less than the spiritual transformation of the world.
Biographical sketches of twenty notable young men with ties to Michigan.
Sailing the Great Lakes
White Squall is a history of the lakes written by those who knew them best in all weather and all eras from the beginning to the present.
Albert Kahn in Detroit
A photographically rich biography of protean architect Albert Kahn.
Volume 1: "A Touch of Wildness"
Biography of Ludwig Lewisohn’s life until 1934, an imposing literary figure in America and Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.
"This Dark and Desperate Age"
This second volume portrays Lewisohn's last decades as an outspoken opponent of Nazi Germany.
Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit, 1912-1950
A biography of the life of Maurice Sugar, a labor activist and lawyer for the United Auto Workers, highlighting his struggles of the early 1930s to bring the union message to Detroit.
Invaluable Lessons from My Father
Wry and witty stories of unconventional mentors show the foundation of O’Neill’s writing life.
Business and Finance in the Early Republic
Biography of John Jacob Astor's life and his career as a merchant, fur trader, and land speculator as vehicles for examining several important themes and issues in American economic and urban development between 1790 and 1860.
Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement
All-American Anarchist offers a comprehensive biography of influential Detroit labor activist Joseph A. Labadie.
The DiChiera Legacy
History of David DiChiera's tenure with Michigan Opera Theatre and his significant contribution to the renaissance of the city of Detroit.
Two Canadians, Ten Bhutanese, One Stray Dog
From the remote Kingdom of Bhutan, a memoir about running, teaching, and what really matters.
Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture
Shines a light on Detroit architect Wirt Rowland who, until now, has largely slipped into obscurity.
A German Woman’s Memoir
Personal narrative of a German woman surviving five years in Russian prison camps.