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Guest Bloggers: Hilary & Mike Gustafson
HIlary & Mike Gustafson
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Despite e-publishing, the Kindle will never take the space of the downtown indie bookseller. Literati Bookstore co-owners Hilary & Mike Gustafson write on how their shop straddles the digital divide while still making an imprint on the Ann Arbor community.
Above The Treeline Helps Keep Print Books Alive
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Rumors of the printed word's demise have been greatly exaggerated. While it's true that digital publishing grows every year, books and those who sell them will be with us for a very long time. Enter Above The Treeline. Offering a wide range of online catalog services the Ann Arbor-based company has found an important and profitable bookselling niche.
A Decade of FOUND
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
There is little doubt that Davy Rothbart is an Ann Arbor original. As the founder of FOUND magazine, he has turned the written remnants of others into a springboard of creative opportunity. Books, movies, road tours, radio, and even an Off-Broadway musical are all part of the mix that is the FOUND empire. And now Rothbart is celebrating the magazine's 10th anniversary here in Ann Arbor.
Astonishing Tales Of Real Scientists!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Thrill to their discoveries! Gasp at their genius! Ann Arbor writer/librarian Jim Ottaviani reveals the amazing stories behind science's greatest masterminds. In a comic book! But don't take our word for it, click the link, fearless reader, to learn the incredible truth!
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
"I quit!" never sounded so sweet. Even in the state's job-strapped economy, there are Michiganders deciding to leave secure positions to forge businesses of their own.
profiles four local entrepreneurs who made the leap from employee to self-employed.
Publishing / Printing Blogs
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
It has been said that you should write to be understood. Dan Wickett, executive director and publisher of Dzanc Books, an independent press and literary advocate, offers up resources for those tangled in the oft-solitary pursuit of creative writing, and speaks to how writers impact our economic, social, and cultural issues.
Gene Alloway, Robin Agnew, & Bill Castanier
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
"The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read,"
. Add the organizers of Kerrytown's Bookfest to this week's list of recommended reads. Gene Alloway, Robin Agnew, and Bill Castanier will survey Ann Arbor's literary and book arts community and the city's book shop culture.
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Awesome Mitten features A2 creatives Natalie Burg & Mike Vial
Source: Awesome Mitten
Cherry Lake Publishing, Sleeping Bear Press flourish in Ann Arbor
Source: Detroit Free Press
Local teens select Best American Nonrequired Reading for 2012
Source: The Michigan Daily
At 63 years, bookbinder is U-M's longest-serving staff member
Source: USA Today
Orphan books may finally find a home, readers & researchers win
Source: Library Journal.com
"Goodnight Keith Moon"
Source: The Guardian
"The Orchid Thief" author and U-M grad Susan Orlean links Borders' hard times to browsing
Source: The New Yorker
A2 Caldecott winner talks about return to Michigan
Source: Toledo Blade
NY Times on Ann Arbor Caldecott winners
Source: The New York Times
Dexter's Thomson-Shore rides high on bestselling Mark Twain autobiography
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
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