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May
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1997
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Señó your Literary Events for the JUNE issue of AGENDA byMay 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main SI, AnnArbor, MI 48104. 1 Thursday Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm. 315 S. State. Reception for LINDA NEMEC FOSTER and her new book of poems, "Living in the Fire Nest." 662-7407 2 Friday Reading and Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty St. RICK MOODY will sign his book "Purple America." 668-7652 Lecture: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. MICHAEL ASIMOW, UCLAIawprofessorandauthorof'Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies," will give a talk complete with film clips about courtroom movies. 662-7407 3 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Company 1 1 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. PAM CRISOVAN, aka Mama Moon, will have Mother's Day stories and a present to make. 662-4110 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Angelina Ballerina visits Children's Hour. 668-7652 4 Sunday Kerry Tales: Kerrytown Shops 2 pm, Workbench, 2ndfloor children's fu rniture, 410 N. 4th Ave. Sing a song of springime with Mother Goose. 7693115 Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 2 pm, 315 S. State. Reception for DEBORAH BAYER and her new chapbook of short prose, "Jailer's tan." 662-7407 Rhythm Writers: U-M Museum of Art 2 pm, 525 S. State. Today's program: "Fiction: Tales Told, Sung, Danced." 2 pm CHARLES BAXTER, Director of UM MFA writing program introduces students from that program; 3 pm STEPHEN DUNNING & others will read fiction while tl-M dancers perform the stories; 3:30 pm Open mie, Flash fiction & song by gradúate writers. Donations accepted. 1-810-652-8568 5 Monday Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. Reception for NORA OKJA KELLER and her new novel, "Comfort Woman." 662-7407 6 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Storytime with Torn. 668-7652 Reception: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 315 S. State. Celébrate the publication of Michigan Feminist Studies, No. 1 1 "Gender & Health." Topics include breast cáncer, AIDS, Alzheimer's. The Journal's contributors & editors will be on hand. 662-7407 Poetry Slam: Heidelberg 7 pm, The Heidelberg Club Above, 215 N. Main. No featured poet for May. Last month to qualify for Grand Slam, $3. 4263451 7 Wednesday Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 315 S. State. Reception for BETTYGOSLING and her new book "Old Luang Prabang," an illustrated exploration of the ancient royal capital of Laos. 662-7407 The African-American Book Club: Little Professor 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss selection for May. Velería Banks 942-6013 8 Thursday Book Signing: Borders Books 4-7 pm, 612 E. Liberty St. KEN KESEY & THE MERRY PRANKSTERS and their bus, FURTHER, stop in Ann Arbor promoting their new book, "I Want To Take You Higher: The Psychedelic Era, 1 9651969." 668-7652 9 Friday Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 5 S. State. Reception tor ELEANOR MANNIKKA author of "Angkor Wat: Time, Space, and Kingship." 662-7407 Reception: Little Professor 6-8 pm, 2513JacksonRd.WelcomeTomGrace, author of industrial espionage thriller, "Spyder Web." 662-4110 Reading and Book Signing: Borders Books 8 pm, 612 E. Liberty St. NEAL SHUSTERMAN will sign his book "The Dark Side of Nowhere," a young persons' novel. 668-7652 10 Saturday Read & Bleed: Little Professor 1 0 am4 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. 3rd annual blood drive, pre-register 662-41 10 Eating and Booksigning: Borders Books 1 0-3 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty St. THE JUNIOR LEAGUE offers samples from their new cookbook, "The Bountiful Ann Arbor." 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Litile Professor Book Company 11 am , 251 3 JacksonRd. 662-4110 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Wonderful Moms & Grandmas honored today. 668-7652 Book Signing: Little Professor Book Company 5-7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Dr. Robert Davis celebrates his first thriller, "Plutonium Murders," 6624110 11 Sunday Booked for Murder Club: Little ProfessorBook Company 5-6 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Discuss "Into Thin Air" by Thomas Zigal. 769-3362 13 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 1 am, 612 E. Liberty. Storytime with Tom. 668-7652 Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 315 S. State. Reception for KATHRYN HORSTE author of "The Michigan Law Quadrangle: Architecture and Origins." 662-7407 Cover To Cover: A2 District Libraty 78:30 pm, 4th Floor Conference Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Discuss "Awakenings" by OLIVER SACKS with leaders VICKI BROWNE and SUE BUDIN. pre-register 994-2335 14 Wednesday Reading and Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty St. ANNE LAMOTT will sign her book "Crooked Little Heart." 668-7652 17 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Company 1 1 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. MADELINE visits immediately following story hour. 662-4110 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. LOIS MILLER tells stories. 668-7652 18 Sunday Rhythm Writers: U-M Museum of Art 2pm,Leonardo'sCoffehouse,Pierpont Commons.BonisteelBIvd.Today'sprogram: "Poetry As A Career?! Seek Professional Advice." Donations accepted 1-810-652-8568 Stilyagi Air Corps Club: Little Professor Book Company 5 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. The science fiction club's book fordiscussioncan befound on the web atwww.stilyagi.org orcall Chad Childers at 390-2369. Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. JAMES HYNES reads from his newest LITER ARY EVENTS book of witty and spooky novellas titled "Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure." 662-7407 20 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Storytime with Torn. 668-7652 22 Thursday .Reading and Book Signing: Borders Books 8 pm, 612 E. Liberty St. JON KRAKAUER will sign his book "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster." 668-7652 Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. Poet STEVEN CREAMER reads from his newest collection, "Dialogue For the Left and Right Hand." 662-7407 24 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Company 11 am,2513Jackson Rd. "F is for Fun" with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-8381 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. It's time for bed! So early? 668-7652 Allen Gi nsberg Memorial: Jewel Heart 7 pm, Hill Auditorium. Tibetan Buddhist & Jewish Memorial services are followed by a poetry reading featuring Patti Smith, Natalie Merchant among others, celebrating the lif e of Allen Ginsberg,$10-$20. 763-TKTS 27 Tuesday Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Storytime with Torn. 668-7652 29 Thursday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Catch rising star JOSHUA HENKIN with his new novel "Swimming Across the Hudson." 668-7652 Reading and Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 315 S. State. Reception tor JANET KAUFFMAN and her new book "Characters On The Loose." 662-7407 30 Friday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. NORMAN CANTOR signs copies of his new book, "The American Century: Varieties of Culture in Modern Times." 668-7652 31 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Company 11 am, 251 3 Jackson Rd. PAM CRISOVAN (aka Mama Moon) salutes cherry blossom season with tales frorri Japan & Geisha Puppets. 662-4110 Children's Story Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Once upon a time- stories of long ago. 668-7652 OPPORTUNITIES Contest: National Library of Poetry 1 Poetry Plaza, Owings Mills, Maryland 2111 7-6282. Submit one original poem, by mail or e-mail. Over 250 prizes awarded. Deadline for North American Open Amateur Poetry Contest is April 30, 1998. E-mail www.poetry.com. 410-356-2000 May is the last month to qualify for the Ann Arbor Grand Slam. The top four qualifiers will be eligible to represent Ann Arbor in the National Poetry Slam, to be held this August in Middletown, Connecticut. 426-3451 Poetry Contest: Jewel Heart Commemorating the life and times of Allen Ginsberg. Winners will read at May 24 Memorial. Due May 1 5. Cali 994-3387.

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