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Hadha Baladuna

Arab American Narratives of Boundary and Belonging

Edited by Ghassan Zeineddine, Nabeel Abraham, and Sally Howell

Essays and poems exploring the diverse range of the Arab American experience.

Paperback
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349250
$24.95
eBOOK
Available June 2022
ISBN: 9780814349267

Detroit's Wayne State University Law School

Future Leaders in the Legal Community

Alan Schenk

Account of the critical role students played in the history of an urban public law school.

Hardback
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347614
$39.99
eBOOK
Available April 2022
ISBN: 9780814347621

"No Equal Justice"

The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon George W. Crockett Jr.

Edward J. Littlejohn and Peter J. Hammer

The story of Civil Rights icon and Black lawyer who fought racism and political oppression with uncommon devotion.

Hardback
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814348765
$36.99
eBOOK
Available February 2022
ISBN: 9780814348772

100 Years of the Detroit Historical Society

Joel Stone

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and evolution of a cultural institution in Detroit.

Paperback
Available December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348871
$24.99
eBOOK
Available December 2021
ISBN: 9780814348888

Gun/Shy

Poems by Jim Daniels

Poems that seek stability in family and community while coping with a country full of conflict and change.

Paperback
Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814348789
$16.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814348796

When the Heart Needs a Stunt Double

Poems by Diane DeCillis

Poems about being a survivor and the choices we make to protect ourselves, our homes, and our hearts.

Paperback
Published: April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348321
$16.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348338

Scratching the Surface

Adventures in Storytelling

A Memoir by Harvey Ovshinsky
Foreword by Don Gonyea

The inspiring story of one of Detroit’s most creative and prolific storytellers.

Paperback
Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344743
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814344750

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

My 36 Years in the Senate

Carl Levin

Former senator Carl Levin’s memoir demonstrates the value of pragmatism, empathy, and compromise.

Hardback
Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348390
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348406

Harold Neal and Detroit African American Artists

1945 through the Black Arts Movement

Julia R. Myers

Focusing on the paintings of the talented and thoughtful Harold Neal, this book explores the efflorescence of Detroit African American art in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and the impact the Civil Rights, Black Power and Black Arts Movements had on this art movement.

Paperback
Published: December 2020
ISBN: 9780912042015
$29.95

We Are Woodbridge

Photography by Elene Usdin
With an introduction by Sarah Rose Sharp

A collective portrait of Detroit’s eclectic Woodbridge neighborhood, through the eyes of a Parisian photographer.

Paperback
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780578644042
$30.00
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When Lions Were Kings

The Detroit Lions and the Fabulous Fifties

Richard Bak

An in-depth look at one of the most storied dynasties in Detroit sports history.

Hardback
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814334270
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814334287

Greening the Black Urban Regime

The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit

Alesia Montgomery

Describes the struggle to shape green redevelopment in Detroit.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: June 2020
ISBN: 9780814346501
$81.99
Paperback
Published: June 2020
ISBN: 9780814346518
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2020
ISBN: 9780814346525
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A People's Atlas of Detroit

Edited by Linda Campbell, Andrew Newman, Sara Safransky, and Tim Stallmann

Critical, wide-ranging analyses of Detroit’s redevelopment and alternative visions for its future.

Paperback
Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814342978
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814342985
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The Queen Next Door

Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

Linda Solomon
With a Foreword by Burt Bacharach and Afterword by Sabrina Vonne' Owens

Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.

Hardback
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347287
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2019
ISBN: 9780814347294
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Guardians of Detroit

Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City

Jeff Morrison

Building-by-building pictorial and historical survey of the remarkable collection of architectural sculpture found in Detroit.

Hardback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345702
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345719

Belle Isle to 8 Mile

An Insider’s Guide to Detroit, Second Edition

Edited by Andy Linn, Emily Linn, and Rob Linn

The most popular printed guide to Detroit, Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An Insider's Guide to Detroit features nearly 1,500 Detroit attractions, sites, institutions, events, restaurants, bars, shops, and curiosities, from the essential to the obscure.

Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780578422695
$25.99

Embracing a City, The Kresge Foundation in Detroit: 1993-2017

Tony Proscio and M.A. Farber

An introspective evaluation of the role a private philanthropy, The Kresge Foundation, has played over the past decade in Detroit’s renewal.

Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780983965473
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780983965497

Essay'd 3

30 Detroit Artists

Edited and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, and Matthew Piper

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345870
$25.00

A History of Wayne State University in Photographs, Second Edition

Evelyn Aschenbrenner
With a Foreword by M. Roy Wilson

Celebrating the growth of a premier university in the heart of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345849
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345955
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The Faygo Book

Joe Grimm

The story behind Faygo, a Detroit soft drink company since 1907.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345856
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345863

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