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LATEST NEWS

Book Beat May newsletter ’22

Dear Friends and Readers, Thanks again for your continued support. Mother’s day is this Sunday, May 8. Don’t panic! There are plenty of nice gifts out there, but instead of the usual flowers or chocolates, think of giving a new book. It’s a highly personal way to say you care. Lift...

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Ben Miller’s deep cuts & trippy trails in sound

Musician, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Miller has been a member of many avant-rock ensembles including Sproton Layer (1969-1971); Empool (1976-1978); Destroy All Monsters (1977-1978); M3—with brothers Roger and Laurence Miller (1989-2001). Miller currently performs with the gro...

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i arrogantly recommend… by Tom Bowden

Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw with essays by Steven L. Bridges and Carla Acevedo-Yates and interview by Marc-Olivier Wahler MSU Broad An excellent introduction to the works of internationally-renowned artists Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw that places Michigan—and Detroit and Ann Arbor ...

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May Reading Group Selection: Eden by Stanislaw Lem

The Book Beat reading group selection for May is Eden by Stanislaw Lem, translated from the Polish by Mac E. Heine. This will be a virtual Zoom meeting held on Wednesday, May 25th at 7 PM. Books are available in the store and are discounted 15%. If you would like to attend, and are not on [R...

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