Legs McNeil will be at Book Beat from 3-4 PM on Sunday, September 3oth reading from his new book and from "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk" More info here.
Wednesday, October 6th, Authors DE Johnson and Natalie Bakopoulos at Baldwin Library !
Celebrate the 4th birthday of National Reading Group Month, with a special lineup of nationally acclaimed authors on Wednesday, October 10th at 6pm at the Baldwin Public Library (300 W. Merrill, Birmingham 48009. Joining us in the celebration is D.E. Johnson, author of a historical series of Detroit-based mysteries which includes The Detroit Electric Scheme, Motor City Shakedown, and the latest release in the series- Motor City Breakdown. Also joining us will be Natalie Bakopoulos, acclaimed debut author of The Green Shore. Books will be for sale, courtesy of Book Beat and refreshments will be served. This free event will be of special interest to book clubs and aspiring writers! This program is co-sponsored by the Detroit area Women's National Book Association (WNBA). National Reading Group Month is an initiative of the WNBA. More info here.
Debut author Kristyn Kusek-Lewis will be appearing at the West Bloomfield Public Library (4600 Walnut Lake Rd., W.Bloomfield 48323) on Friday, October 12th from 6:30 to 8:30pm to speak and sign copies of her newly released novel How Lucky you Are as part of the library's After-Hours Reception for Book Clubs. More info here.
Former Detroit News Sports Writer and Detroit Tigers Public Relations Director Dan Ewald will discuss and sign copies of his recently published book, Sparky and Me: My Friendship with Sparky Anderson and the Lessons He Shared About Baseball and Life onTuesday, October 23 at 6:30pm in the West Bloomfield Public Library (4600 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield Township, MI 48323). This event is free and open to the public. More info here.
Tuesday, October 23rd, Author Lisa Wheeler at Harper Woods Library
Children's author Lisa Wheelerwill be appearing at the Harper Woods Library (19601 Harper Ave. Harper Woods 48225) onTuesday, October 23 at 6:30pmto promote the release of her latest title, Dino-Football. She will speak and sign copies of her books, which will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of Book Beat. Lisa Wheeler is the author of dozens of children's books including Ugly Pie, Bubble Gum Bubble Gum, One Dark Night, and her popular Dino sports series. More info here.
Legendary musician and newly-turned author,Dick Wagner will be stopping by the Book Beat (26070 Greenfield Rd. Oak Park, MI)onSunday, November 11 from 2-4pm to promote the release of his memoir, Not Only Women Bleed. Dick will be signing as well as performing some songs. Books will be available for purchase at the event. To reserve a copy or for any further questions, please call Book Beat (248) 968-1190. More info here.
Book Beat is an independent locally owned bookstore serving the metro Detroit area since 1982. We appreciate your support and comments. Special orders are always welcome! For more information please call 248-968-1190 during store hours Mon.-Fri. 10 am-9 pm, Sat. 10 am-7 pm & Sun. 12-5pm. Visit us in person at 26010 Greenfield in Oak Park, MI 48237 or online 24/7 at thebookbeat.com - Thank you for reading!