Literati Bookstore to host Jenny Lawson and Neil Gaiman at virtual event
ANN ARBOR, MI -- Downtown Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore is adding to its list of virtual events in April. Tickets start at $29.67 and include a signed hardcover copy of the book. Purchase tickets here. Free tickets are available as well for access the virtual event. Tickets start at $29.67 and include a signed book.mlive.com
Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore to host events with authors Neil Gaiman, Jenny Lawson in April
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Throughout April, fans of downtown Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore will be visited over Zoom by internationally-known authors, humorists and beloved food writers. On April 8, the independent bookstore will welcome authors Jenny Lawson and Neil Gaiman. The following week on April 16, Literati will host New York Times bestselling author Jeff VanderMeer and author Kristen Roupenian. The book launches will be hosted by publisher HarperCollins through the virtual events platform Crowdcast. Literati Bookstore is at 124 E. Washington St.
Virtual book event at Literati Bookstore to focus on expressions, word games Monday night
They were really strict about it.”Shirley Kobliner (left) and Harold Kobliner (right) were married for 65 years, 13 of which were spent collecting expressions for their book, "So To Speak: 11,000 Expressions That’ll Knock Your Socks Off." During the free event with Literati, Kobliner will discuss how her parents assembled such a large collection and their process for organizing what they heard into 67 categories. She will also show some of the 351 illustrations in “So to Speak” and then treat audience members to some word games. Ad“So to Speak: 11,000 Expressions That’ll Knock Your Socks Off” is available for $16.99 through Literati, which has hosted over 200 authors at its virtual At Home with Literati event series. Play online word games and learn more about the book at sotospeakbook.com.
Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore to host Bill Gates, Simon Winchester at virtual events
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Literati Bookstore has announced it will host Bill Gates and Simon Winchester this winter as part of its ongoing virtual events series. Tickets include access to the event and a hardcover copy of the book with a signed bookplate. At 8 p.m. on Feb. 25, Literati will join Seminary Co-op Bookstores for the Chicago Humanities Festival to host Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates. In “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” Gates outlines a wide-ranging plan for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid a climate catastrophe. Literati Bookstore is at 124 E. Washington St.
Literati Bookstore to host Bill Gates, Simon Winchester in virtual event
ANN ARBOR, MI -- Literati Bookstore is hosting virtual events with Bill Gates and author Simon Winchester. Actors Dax Shepard and Monica Padman will join Gates for a conversation on solutions to save the planet by reaching zero greenhouse gas emissions. Tickets start at $31 and include a hardcover copy of the book and access to the virtual event. Literati has virtual events running all month. Ann Arbor SPARK to distribute $4.7M in small business grantsWashtenaw County Road Commission to host weekly chat about street projectsFormer Detroit police officer opens cannabis shop in Ann Arbormlive.com
Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore to host authors Margaret Atwood, Roxane Gay
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Ann Arbor’s independent Literati Bookstore will host acclaimed authors Margaret Atwood and Roxane Gay as part of its At Home with Literati event series. Known for its in-person events, the downtown business pivoted to virtual events after closing the doors to its bookstore on March 13 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Literati has connected over 200 authors to hungry readers through its virtual events. Books and merchandise can be bought online through the Literati Bookstore website. Related:Small Biz Saturday: Ann Arbor’s Literati Bookstore goes virtual, keeps local charm
Here are 4 ways to treat yourself and help Ann Arbor businesses
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been hard on local businesses, but it has also impacted Ann Arbor community members. Here are four ways to treat yourself while supporting Ann Arbor businesses:Take a classIf you are refreshed by new knowledge, improve a skill or learn something new with a virtual class. If youre looking for something active, Ann Arbor Rec & Ed, Ann Arbor YMCA and many area gyms and fitness studios offer online classes. Main Street Ann Arbor made a list of Main Street stores that are offering gift cards if you dont know where to start. Related: Here are 4 cider mills near Ann Arbor to put you in the fall spirit
Small Biz Saturday: Ann Arbors Literati Bookstore goes virtual, keeps local charm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, Literati Bookstore has had to pivot into the world of digital bookselling and event hosting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through its At Home with Literati virtual events, the Ann Arbor bookstore connects its community of book lovers to their favorite authors as publishers forgo in-person book tours. Ganiard added that people in Ann Arbor get to have something similar to their downtown experience but that the events are also introducing author fans to Ann Arbor and to the bookstore. Literatis online presence has also helped the Ann Arbor community show its love of the bookstore. Literati Bookstore is at 124 E. Washington St.Related:Small Biz Saturday: Nicolas Books fulfills increased demand during COVID-19 pandemicSmall Biz Saturday: Tammys Tastings takes cocktail classes online
Ann Arbors Literati to host Mike Birbiglia, John Waters for virtual author events
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Ann Arbors Literati Bookstore will welcome comedian Mike Birbiglia and director John Waters to its At Home with Literati virtual authors series. Hosted by the Ann Arbor bookshop, the virtual series has been connecting readers to over 100 authors since April. Tickets include a hardcover copy of The New One and are available now: https://t.co/EIB3sN3KHj Literati Bookstore (@LiteratiBkstore) July 23, 2020 Like what youre reading? Prior to closing its doors in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Literati regularly hosted book clubs and its Literati Presents series. Literati Bookstore is at 124 E Washington.
At Home with Literati virtual event to host author Sara Schaff July 21
These are some of the themes found in The Invention of Love, the latest collection by author and University of Michigan alumna Sara Schaff. At 7 p.m on July 21, Schaff will be joined in conversation with author and U-M lecturer Greg Schutz to discuss the collection of stories during an At Home with Literati virtual event. Hosted by Ann Arbors Literati, the virtual event will be held through Zoom. Schaff is a graduate of Brown University and received her Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan. Here is the summary for The Invention of Love from Schaffs website:What is love, if not an inventionnot just a human instinct but an artful construction?
Eight of our favorite Fathers Day gift ideas around Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Fathers Day is Sunday but what to get for the father figure in your life? Fortunately, some Ann Arbor businesses have already done the work for you and put together gift boxes, recommendation lists and meal kits. Grab a game to play on Fathers Day or take dad to check out comics at the downtown Ann Arbor shop. Rock Paper Scissors has six different Fathers Day gift boxes for you to choose from. Check out the Fiction Picks for Fathers Day list or the Nonfiction Books for Fathers list.