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November
Year
1997
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Send your Literary Events lor the DECMBER issue of AGENDA byNov. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main St, Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. 1 Saturday Real Audio: The Ann Arbor Poetry Forum any time, day or night, all month, http:www.poetryforum.org. Detroit poet and performer, M.L. LIEBLER will read and be nterviewed by MARK PATRICK on the worldwide web. Children's Hour: Borders Books 11 am,612E. Liberty. Bats! TheOrganization for Bat Conservation will bring live bats and teil you about how good they are for the environment. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Lidie Professor Book Co. 1 1 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. International stories and crafts with PAM (MAMA M00N) CRISOVAN. Followed by a visit with "SPOT" the Dog, the nero of ERIC HILL's series of popular books. 662-4110 Reading & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. SUSAN RICHARDS SHREVE and PORTER SHREVE read from their philosophical, "Outside the Law: Narratives on Justice in America." 662-7407 2 Sunday All About Geese & Mother Goose: Kerrytown Shops 2 pm , 2nd f loor Workbench, 410 N. Fourth Ave. Mother Goose (TRUDY BULKLEY) entertains with rhymes, riddles and fun. 6625008 American Girls Club: Little Professor Book Co. 2 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. First meeting will feature a Spanish afternoon with the introduction of the "Josephina" series to the American Girl Book Series with crafts, a language lesson and authentic Mexican treats, aqes 7-12. Pre-register 662-41 10 "Great Storytellers & More": Rhythm Writers 2-4 pm, Piano Gallery, Pierpont Commons. With ERIC ENGLE, JACK HICKEY, REGGIE GIBSON and open mie, donations accepted. 248-6528568orjanesrob@m-net.arbornet.org Reading & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. LARRY SMITH readsfrom his novel "A Map of Who We Are," an epic visión of the shift which will mark the end of racial, ethnic and gender conflict. 6627407 3 Monday Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Humor writer JERRY HARJU reads from his book about his U-M collegeyears, "The Class of '57." 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open micand one-Woman Show with performance poet, SANDRA LAWS0N. 995-1956 4 Tuesday Poetry Slam: The Heidelberg Club Above 7 pm, 215 N. Main. Reigning champ, manic, comedie poet DAN JACOBS is featured. Open mie and slam, $3. 426-3451 Publication Celebration: Shaman Orum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. PAT MORAcelebrates "Aunt Carmen's Book of Practical Saints," a book of poetry in the voice of an 80-year-old village church caretaker. 662-7407 5 Wednesday African-American Book Club: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss "Big Giris Don't Cry" by CONNIE BRISCOE. Valeria Banks 942-6013 Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Longtime Cranbrook insider BEN SNYDER reads from his book "Once More with Joy: Perspectives of Cranbrook School for Boys." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. ANNA ROIPHE reads to usfrom herpro-feminist, profamily "Fruitful: Living the Contradictions, A Memoir of Modern Motherhood." 662-7407 6 Thursday Reading : Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. REBECCA REYNOLDS and MARSHA de la 0 read from "Daughter of the Hangnail" and "Black Hope" to celébrate the second year of the New Issues Press Poetry Series. 662-7407 Talk & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Vegetarían cookbook author Mollie Katzen shares her newest one, "Vegetable Heaven." 6687652 7 Friday Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 3 S. State. THOMAS R. TRAUTMANN for "Aryans and British India." 662-7407 Reading and Signing: Common Language 7:30 pm, 215 S. Fourth Ave. With THERESE SZYMANSKI, author of "When the Dancing Stops." 663-0036 8 Saturday Children's Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Paddington Bear visits the store. Say hi and give him a hug. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am-noon, 251 3 Jackson Rd. "Follow the Alphabet " fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 Poetry Reading Series: Drowsy Parrot Coffee Shop 8-10 pm,105 N. Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Saline. Come hear Scottish writer Brian Wallace read poems he has written and poems he admires, in his native dialect and in English. 429-8595 "Poets on Poems" Series: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. RON ALLEN reads from "I Want My Body Back." 662-7407 9 Sunday Slide Show & Book Signing: Borders Books 3 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. A percentage of today's sales of children's authorillustrator STEVEN KELLOGG's books will be donated to The Ann Arbor Public Library. 668-7652 Discussion: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4 pm, 313 S. State. Robert Axelrod talks about nis sequel "The Complexity of Cooperation" to his seminal work in game and complexity theories. 6627407 Booked lor Murder Mystery Book Club: Linie Professor Book Co. 5 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss "In the Electric Mist with Confedérate Dead" by James Lee Burke and "New Orleans Morning" by Julie Smith. Margaret Yang 7693362 10 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House 802 Monroe, noon-1 pm. Discuss books that focus on women's issues and women writers. 662-5189 Talk & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. ERIK MARCUS talks about his book "Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating," which features chapters on such subjects as mad cow disease. 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open mie and Power Nightwith poet SHELLY SMITH. 9951956 11 Tuesday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 3 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Heartthrob ETHAN HAWKE will read from his novel "The Hottest State." 668-7652 13 Thursday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 3 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Shortstorywriter JIM HENRY will read from "Thank You for Being Concerned and Sensitive." 668-7652 14 Friday Meetthe Author: Little Professor Book Co. noon, 2513 Jackson Rd. ARYEH LEV STOLLMAN, author of "The Far Euphrates" will discuss his scientific and mystical work in celebration of Jewish Writers Month. 662-4110 Reception & Book Signing: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. RON SUNY will sign his book "The Soviet Experiment: Russia, the USSR and the Successor States." 662-7407 Reading & Book Signing: Common Language 7 pm, 215 S. Fourth Ave. With MARIANNE MARTIN, author of 'The Legacy of Love." 663-0036 15 Saturday Children's Hour: Bordere Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Songs and games with STEVE OSBURN from Oz's Music. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 1 1 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. International stories and crafts with PAM (MAMAMOON) CRISOVAN. 6624110 16 Sunday "Designing and Marketing Your Book": Rhythm Writers 2-4 pm, Ann Arbor Art Association, 1 1 7 W. Liberty. With poet ED MORIN and book designer, VIVÍAN BRAOLEY and open mie, donations accepted. 248-6528568orjanesrob@m-net.arbornet.org " Witness" 1 0th Anniversary Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 2-4 pm, 31 3S. State. PETER STINE will discuss keeping a literary Journal alive, figuratively and financially. 662-7407 Stilyagi Air Corps: Little Professor Book Co. 5 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. SciFiBookClub. Discuss "Sta rshipTroopers" by Robert Heinlein in anticipation of the new film. Chad 390-2369 or www.stilyagi.orgstilyagibook.html Book Talk: Jewish Feminist Group 8 pm, Hillel, 1429 Hill. Journalist and author, HELEN EPSTEIN will discuss her book, "Where She Carne From: A Daughter's Search For Her Mother's History." 769-0500 17 Monday Reading & Viola Playing: Borders Books 3 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Performance Today contributor MILES HOFFMAN will read from his book "The NPR Home Companion." 668-7652 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Short stories, poems, and the narrative ethic with JOSIE KEARNS. 995-1956 18 Tuesday Talk & Book Signing: Borders Books 3 pm, 612 E. Liberty. JESSE LIBERTY will make a Powerpoint presentation f rom his book "Clouds to Code: Professional VC++ Oevelopment with C0M and UML." 668-7652 The Gallery Reading Series 7:30-8:30 pm, McKenny Union, EMU. Brian 4841 1 1 5 or igibdt@ix.netcom.com Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. GEORGE RABASA will read from his debut novel, "Floating Kingdom." 662-7407 20 Thursday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Ann Patchett will read from her new novel "The Magician's Assistant." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. DANIEL J. CLARK will read from "Like Night and Day: Unionization in a Southern Mili Town," a book about the years of unión activismafterWWII. 662-7407 21 Friday Reading & Book Signing: Borders Books 1 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Husband and wifeauthorillustratorteam DAVID SMALL and SARAH STEWART share their children's book "The Gardener." 668-7652 Reception: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. FRAN SCHOR celébrales the release of "Utopianism and Radicalism in a Reforming America, 1888-1918." 662-7407 Poetry in Motion: The Music Heritage Series 7 pm, Leonardo's, Pierpont Commons, N. Campus. An evening of poetry and storytelling to musical accompaniment. 764-7544 22 Saturday Children's Hour Borders Books 1 1 am, 612 E. Liberty. "Let's be friends" stories read by Borders staff. 668-7652 Children's Story Hour: Litfle Professor Book Co. 1 1 am-noon, 251 3 Jacksorf Rd. "Follow the Alphabet " fun with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 24 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon (see 10Mon) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 313 S. State. HOWARD NORMAN readsfrom "The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese and Other Tales of the Far North," a re-telling of 10 Inuit stories with llustrations. 662-7407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. "A Special Workshop: What a Poem Might Do" led by VAN BALDWIN and JOSIE KEARNS. Focus on on how to use poetic traditions to enhance one's work. 995-1956 29 Saturday Children's Hour: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Stories about getting ready for winter. 668-7652

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