Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Writer. Attorney. Detroit City FC Til I Die.

(The statement above adorns the outside of Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, MI.  It’s one of hundreds of messages left on the community typewriter in the lower level of the store, since its opening in the spring of 2013.) Find The Book Stores – The Call to Adventure On October 3, 2017, I was to …

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While in Ann Arbor in late June, I stopped at Literati Bookstore to browse, where a flyer caught my eye. I had seen other type-ins publicized around the state and country, but nowhere near me.  I was both excited and confused.  What do you do at a type-in?  After enlisting the advice of others who …

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Once upon a time, I had a favorite book store.  It was Borders.  From its Novi store opening in the mid-1980’s to its closing in 2011, I spent a lot of time (and money) in that second home. Since its departure, I’ve explored the indies, and discovered many excellent book stores, each with their unique …

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In November, 2013, I was browsing the shelves of Brilliant Books in Traverse City, MI.  There was a stand-alone shelf promoting the books from a single publisher – Europa Editions. According to the company website, Europa Editions was founded in 2005 and has published books by authors from twenty-six different countries, making it a leading …

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