David Maraniss Author Visit

Date: Monday, May 22nd (7 p.m.)
Date: Tuesday, May 23rd (11 a.m. & 7 p.m.)
Locations: See Below
Series: Everyone’s Reading 2017

This year’s selection, Once in a Great City by David Maraniss, takes a look at Detroit at a time that may be considered by some as one of its shining moments. . .the early 1960s. The car companies were booming, the music scene was swinging, the civil rights movement was growing. Yet, Maraniss shows us the shadows that were hiding behind all that success and how, if one was observant, the decline that hit the city was easy to predict.

David Maraniss will be in the area to discuss his book, Once in a Great City. Tickets to the Birmingham and Southfield appearances will be available at the Fiction Desk on the 2nd Floor beginning Monday, April 10th.

  • Date: Monday, May 22nd @ 7:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Community House
  • Date: Tuesday, May 23rd @ 11:00 a.m.
    Location: Detroit Institute of Arts*
  • Date: Tuesday, May 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
    Location: Congregation Shaarey Zedek (Southfield)

*Tickets to the DIA-hosted author appearance are free of charge and open to anyone in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Order tickets at tickets.dia.org or by calling (313) 833-4005.

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