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April
Year
1998
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Sentí your Literary Events lor the MA Y issue of AGENDA by April 15 lo: AGENDA, 220 S. Main SI, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. 1 Wednesday African-American Book Club: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Discuss the selection for April. Valeria Banks 942-6013 Michael Bernstein Memorial Leeture: Hillel 8 pm, Rackham Aud. A talk by DR. DANIEL GOLDHAGEN, author of "Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust." 769-0500 Meeting: Shaman Drum Bookshop 7:30 pm, 313 S. State. Informational meeting with members of the Great Lakes Literary Alliance (GLLA). Help develop a reading series pairing local writers with nationally known writers, workshops tor writers seeking grants, and start-up of a literary Journal. 662-7407 2 Thursday Publication Reception: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 3 S. State. MIRIAN BODIAN celebrates the publication of "Hebrews of the Portugese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam." 6627407 Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Mystery writer MICHAEL CONNELY talks about his new novel "Blood Work." 668-7652 4 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 11 am-noon,2513Jackson Rd. PAM CRISOVAN (Mama Moon) will have bunny stories and teach how to make a bunny bag puppet. 662-4110 Children's Storytime: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. Peter Rabbit story hour. 668-7652 Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Psychological thrillerwriter PATRICK MCGRATH talks about his new novel "Asylum." 668-7652 5 Sunday Kerry Tales: Kerrytown Shops 2 pm, Workbench Furniture, 2nd floor, 410 N. Fourth. April Showers with Mother Goose, TRUDY BULKLEY. 769-3115 6 Monday Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm, 802 Monroe. Open mie and featured poetry events every Mon. Special themes and attention to individual poets. Van Baldwin 995-1956 Publication Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Contributors to the new issue of Xylem, the U-M Undergraduate Literary Journal, read poetry and fiction. 6627407 7 Tuesday A2 Poetry Slam: The Heidelberg Club Above 7:30 pm, 215 N. Main. With featured poet and editor of Dirty Word Magazine, KEVIN CHARLES of Kalamazoo. Open mie and slam. Last chance to qualify for this year's A2 Grand Slam or the National Poetry Grand Slam, $3. 426-3451 Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Historian EDWARD C. PINTZUK's book "Reds, Racial Justice and Civil Liberties - Michigan Communists During the Cold War" focuses on what Michigan Communists actually did through the McCarthy years, drawing from unpublished FBI and Communist party papers, collections and interviews. 668-7652 8 Wednesday Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DONALD ANTRIM taiks about "The Hundred Brothers," described as "a collision between the Brothers Karamazov and the Marx Brothers." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Poet THYLLIAS MOSS reads from her latest book, "Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler." 662-7407 9 Thursday DiscussionDemonstration: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. LOU ROSENFELD and PETER MORVILLE sharetechniques from their book "Information Architecture and the World Wide Web." 668-7652 11 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 11 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. Seasonal stories with CHARLES LEWIS, and a noon visit from Peter Rabbit. 662-4110 Children's Storytime: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. 668-7652 Discussion & Reading: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Poet BILLY COLLINS reads from "Picnic, Lightning." 668-7652 13 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon-1 pm, 802 Monroe. Discuss books that focus on women's experience and issues of spirituality and multiculturalism. 662-5189 Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Psychologist DAVID KLEIN brings us "Saying Goodbye: You and Your Aging Parents." 668-7652 Discussion: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Historian LIONEL JENSEN forces us to rethink an entire field of study in "Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions and Universal Civilization." 6627407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm (see 6 Mon) 14 Tuesday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. ORHAN PAMAUK celebrates the publication in paperback of "The New Life." 662-7407 15 Wednesday Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 3T3 S. State. MARY DORIA RUSSELL reads from "Children of God," her sequel to "The Sparrow." 662-7407 16 Thursday Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DOROTHY ALLISON reads from her latest novel, "Cavedweller." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. Poet ROBÍN ROBERTSON reads from "A Painted Field." 662-7407 18 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little ProfessorBookCo.11am-noon,2513Jack- son Rd. PAM CRISOVAN (Mama Moon) will teil stories and show how to make a Japanese fan. 662-4110 Children's Storytime: Borders Books 1 1 am, 61 2 E. Liberty. Local children's author MARIAN NELSON reads from "Priscilla's Patch." 668-7652 19 Sunday Stilyagi Air Corps: Little Professor Book Co. 5 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Sci-Fi BookClub. Discuss yourfavorite science f iction and fantasy stories for children. Chad 390-2369 or www.stilyagi.orgstilyagibook.html Booked for Murder: Little Professor Book Co. 6 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. Discuss two novéis with themes about high school reunions: "Most Likely to Die" by JACQUELINE GIRDNER and "Hotel South Dakota" by KATHLEEN TAYLOR. 769-3362 20 Monday 1 st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. WANITA FORGACS presents folk tales especially for preschool and elementary school-aged children. 769-3362 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm (see 6 Mon) 21 Tuesday 1st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm. 251 3 Jackson Rd. MARJORIE SCHAEFER offers historicalstoriesforolder children and adults. 769-3362 Reading & Discussion: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. Poet DEBRA ALLBERY brings her collection, " Walking the Distance." 6687652 Winners Celebration: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. Winners of its third annual Poetry Contest. Open mie if time permits. 6627407 22 Wednesday 1st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. Mother Goose (TRUDY BULKLEY) tells the stories that have made her a local legend. 769-3362 Discussion: Borders Books 7 pm, 612 E. Liberty. DANIEL ALLEN BUTLER shares "Unsinkable: The Full Story of the RMS Titanic." In-depth hows and whys. 668-7652 23 Thursday 1 st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 251 3 Jackson Rd. JUDY SCHMIDT shares folk and historical tales with adults and older children. 769-3362 Discussion: Borders Books 7 pm, 61 2 E. Liberty. Historian David Hogan brings a sack full of White Castle burgers so you can eat one whiie he talks up his book, "Selling 'Em By the Sack - White Castle and the Creation of American Food." 668-7652 Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 313 S. State. KATHLEEN NORRIS reads from "Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith." 662-7407 24 Friday 1st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. GREG HARRIS offers stories based on his own childhood from "Travels with a Navy Brat," for _an upper elementary through adult audience. 769-3362 25 Saturday Children's Story Hour: Little Professor Book Co. 11 am, 2513 Jackson Rd. Seasonal stories with CHARLES LEWIS. 662-4110 ChildrensStorytime: Borders Books 11 am, 612 E. Liberty. 668-7652 Poetry Publishing Workshop: Sha man Drum Bookshop 3-5 pm, 31 3 S. State. Poetry Editor at W. W. Norton, JILL B1ALOSKY wilt offer suggestions on how to put together a manuscript and how to get it published. Pre-register, $20. 662-7407 1st Annual Storytelling Festival: Little Professor Book Co. 7 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. ERIC ENGEL presents folk and historical tales f or adults and older children. 769-3362 26 Sunday Discussion: Little Professor Book Co. 2 pm, 2513 Jackson Rd. MARIANNA STRUMPEL KATONA presents "Tales From the Berlín Wall." 769-3362 27 Monday Women's Book Group: Guild House noon (see 13 Mon) Reading: Shaman Drum Bookshop 8 pm, 31 3 S. State. REV. RICHARDO. SINGLETON reads from "The Last Words of the Resurrected Christ." 662-7407 Writers Series: Guild House 8:30 pm (see 6 Mon) 28 Tuesday Reception: Shaman Drum Bookshop 4-6 pm, 31 3 S. State. DONALD L0PE2 celebrates the publication of "Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West," re-situating Tibet in the material world and in history, a necessary step tor seeing it as it is, not as we would have it be. 662-7407 Reading & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. SEAMUS DEANE reads from "Reading in the Dark," the story of a young boy in 1950s Northern Ireland. 668-7652 29 Wednesday Lake Effect Reading Series: Great Lakes Literary Alliance 8 pm, Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Emerging local poet THOMAS LYNCH will read from "Still Life in Milford." Widely published, recent U-M creative writing gradúate. CATHERINE SETO, will read from her short stories. Donations appreciated. 913-9786 30 Thursday Discussion & Signing: Borders Books 7:30 pm, 612 E. Liberty. JOHN LEE ANDERSOM talks about his new book, "Ché Guevara: A Revolutionary Life." 668-7652

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