Michigan Notable Books

Given by Library of Michigan

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Every year, the Library of Michigan selects up to twenty of the most notable books, either written by a Michigan resident or about Michigan or the Great Lakes. The selected books are honored in the show more year after their publication or copyright date. Each selected title speaks to our state's rich cultural, historical, and literary heritage and proves without a doubt that some of the greatest stories are found in the Great Lakes State. Michigan is rich in good writers and the Library of Michigan is proud to honor and celebrate this wonderful literary heritage each year with the Night for Notables and with the annual grant-funded authors' tour to libraries throughout the state. Michigan Notable Books is an annual program with roots stretching back to Michigan Week 1991. In 2004, the name changed from Read Michigan to Michigan Notable Books. In 2002, The Michigan Department of History, Arts, and Libraries took over Read Michigan and Michigan Week. In October 2009, The Library of Michigan went to The Michigan Department of Education, bringing the Michigan Notable Books program with it. show less
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Nominee 1

No Stage 498

The Peacekeeper by B.L. Blanchard2023
Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, the Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm by Dan Charnas2023
It's Hard Being You: A Primer on Being Happy Anyway by Sharon Emery2023
I'll Be There: My Life with the Four Tops by Duke Fakir2023
What the Fireflies Knew by Kai Harris2023
Ferne : a Detroit story by Barbara Henning2023
Uphill: A Memoir by Jemele Hill2023
The Star That Always Stays by Anna Rose Johnson2023
Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle2023
Satisfaction Guaranteed: How Zingerman's Built a Corner Deli into a Global Food Community by Micheline Maynard2023
Guardians of Michigan : architectural sculpture of the pleasant peninsulas by Jeff Morrison2023
Scarlet in Blue: A Novel by Jennifer Murphy2023
The Turtle of Michigan: A Novel by Naomi Shihab Nye2023
As Long as I Know You: The Mom Book (The Sue William Silverman Prize for Creative Nonfiction Ser.) by Anne-Marie Oomen2023
Chevy in the Hole by Kelsey Ronan2023
Magic Season: A Son's Story by Wade Rouse2023
Blood and Fire: The Unbelievable Real-Life Story of Wrestling’s Original Sheik by Brian R. Solomon2023
We Kept Our Towns Going: The Gossard Girls of Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Phyllis Michael Wong2023
Shapes, Lines, and Light: My Grandfather's American Journey by Katie Yamasaki2023
Hadha Baladuna: Arab American Narratives of Boundary and Belonging by Ghassan Zeineddine2023
Tin Camp Road by Ellen Airgood2022
Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird2022
Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley2022
Up North in Michigan: A Portrait of Place in Four Seasons by Jerry Dennis2022
Trout Water: A Year on the Au Sable by Josh Greenberg2022
Never Saw You Coming: A Novel by Erin Hahn2022
Standpipe: Delivering Water in Flint by David Hardin2022
Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny2022
Dead of Winter (An August Snow Novel) by Stephen Mack Jones2022
The Dockporter: A Mackinac Island Novel (Mackinac Island Series) by Dave McVeigh2022
Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids by Cynthia Leitich Smith2022
Day of Days by John Smolens2022
Miles from Motown by Lisa Sukenic2022
The Cut by John Wemlinger2022
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo2022
The Other Me by Sarah Zachrich Jeng2022
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist2021
The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean2021
Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Lois Beardslee2021
The Mason House by T. Marie Bertineau2021
I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir by Chasten Buttigieg2021
RESPECT: The Poetry of Detroit Music by Jim Daniels2021
The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne2021
Lakewood by Megan Giddings2021
Grief's Country: A Memoir in Pieces (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Gail Griffin2021
Half by Sharon Harrigan2021
The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch by Miles Harvey2021
Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal by L. David Mech2021
A People's Atlas of Detroit by Andrew Newman2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne2021
Black Bottom Saints: A Novel by Alice Randall2021
The Star in the Sycamore: Discovering Nature’s Hidden Virtues in the Wild Nearby by Tom Springer2021
City of Champions: A History of Triumph and Defeat in Detroit by Stefan Szymanski2021
RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford2021
We Hope for Better Things by Erin Bartels2020
Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables by Abra Berens2020
Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes by Pamela Cameron2020
Shades: Detroit Love Stories (Made in Michigan Writers) by Esperanza M. Cintrón2020
The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis2020
All Manner of Things by Susie Finkbeiner2020
come see about me, marvin (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Brian Gilmore2020
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray2020
Teacher/Pizza Guy (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Jeff Kass2020
Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises by Jodie Adams Kirshner2020
The Deer Camp: A Memoir of a Father, a Family, and the Land that Healed Them by Dean Kuipers2020
A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father by David Maraniss2020
Camera Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography by James H. McCommons2020
Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City (Painted Turtle) by Jeff Morrison2020
The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down by Abigail Pesta2020
The Women of the Copper Country: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell2020
Where Today Meets Tomorrow: Eero Saarinen and the General Motors Technical Center (icon of midcentury architecture by Eero Saarinen) by Susan Skarsgard2020
Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit by Colby Cedar Smith2020
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait (Painted Turtle) by Linda Solomon2020
Detroit's Birwood Wall: Hatred and Healing in the West Eight Mile Community by Gerald C. Van Dusen2020
Deadly Aim: The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters by Sally M. Walker2020
Abbott by Saladin Ahmed2019
Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan by Barbara J. Barton2019
The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy by Anna Clark2019
The russian five : a story of espionage, defection, bribery and courage by Keith Gave2019
The Faygo Book (Painted Turtle) by Joe Grimm2019
Notes From a Public Typewriter by Michael Gustafson2019
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha2019
Building The Modern World : albert kahn in detroit by Michael H. Hodges2019
The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele2019
The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities by Wayne Kramer2019
Sister Pie: The Recipes and Stories of a Big-Hearted Bakery in Detroit by Lisa Ludwinski2019
The Page Fence Giants: A History of Black Baseball's Pioneering Champions by Mitch Lutzke2019
Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer by Lisa McCubbin2019
Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story by Lindsey McDivitt2019
Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Anne-Marie Oomen2019
The Lake Michigan Mermaid: A Tale in Poems (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Anne-Marie Oomen2019
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom by Gary D. Schmidt2019
Across the Great Lake by Lee Zacharias2019
Beautiful Music by Michael Zadoorian2019
Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow2018
Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination by Herb Boyd2018
August Snow (An August Snow Novel) by Stephen Mack Jones2018
Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century by Hendrik Meijer2018
The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits by Tiya Miles2018
Brewed in Michigan: The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State (Painted Turtle) by William Rapai2018
Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America by Amy Arnold2017
Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back by Nathan Bomey2017
Know the Mother (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Desiree Cooper2017
Great Lakes Island Escapes: Ferries and Bridges to Adventure (Painted Turtle) by Maureen Dunphy2017
One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist: Stories by Dustin M. Hoffman2017
Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive by Kevin P. Keefe2017
Preston Tucker and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrow by Steve Lehto2017
Women Doing Life: Gender, Punishment and the Struggle for Identity by Lora Bex Lempert2017
The last good girl by Allison Leotta2017
Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond by M. L. Liebler2017
I Want to Be Once by M. L. Liebler2017
Hystopia by David Means2017
Sweetgirl by Travis Mulhauser2017
Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes (Great Lakes Books Series) by William Rapai2017
The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman2017
Wolf's Mouth by John Smolens2017
Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit by Tom Stanton2017
Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss by Frances Stroh2017
Feather Brained: My Bumbling Quest to Become a Birder and Find a Rare Bird on My Own by Bob Tarte2017
Children of the New World: Stories by Alexander Weinstein2017
Rose Water and Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from my Lebanese Kitchen by Maureen Abood2016
Scrapper by Matt Bell2016
Russell Kirk: American Conservative by Bradley J. Birzer2016
Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell2016
My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!) by Alison DeCamp2016
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy2016
Garden for the Blind (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Kelly Fordon2016
Yamasaki in Detroit : a search for serenity by John Gallagher2016
What Happens by John Herrmann2016
The people's lawyer : the life and times of Frank J. Kelley : the nation's longest-serving Attorney General by Frank J. Kelley2016
Great Girls in Michigan History (Great Lakes Books Series) by Patricia Majher2016
Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss2016
The Orbit Magazine Anthology: Re-Entry (Painted Turtle) by Robert St Mary2016
Making Waves: Michigan’s Boat-Building Industry, 1865-2000 by Scott M Peters2016
Got to Give the People What They Want: True Stories and Flagrant Opinions from Center Court by Jalen Rose2016
Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit by Mark Rosenthal2016
Haymaker by Adam Schuitema2016
X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz2016
M Train by Patti Smith2016
The Stone Circle poems : the collected poems of Terry Wooten by Terry Wooten2016
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War by A.J. Baime2015
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man: A Novel (Ruddy McCann) by W. Bruce Cameron2015
A Detroit Anthology by Anna Clark2015
Eight Mile High by Jim Ray Daniels2015
Strings Attached (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Diane DeCillis2015
Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend by Al Declercq2015
The Art of Memory: Historic Cemeteries of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Painted Turtle) by Thomas R. Dilley2015
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family by Kathleen Flinn2015
Rivers of Sand: Fly Fishing Michigan And The Great Lakes Region by Josh Greenberg2015
Making Callaloo in Detroit (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Lolita Hernandez2015
Songs Only You Know: A Memoir by Sean Madigan Hoen2015
Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past by Sally Howell2015
The Contract by Derek Jeter2015
Strange Love (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Lisa Lenzo2015
Bird Box by Josh Malerman2015
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel2015
The Fish and the Not Fish by Peter Markus2015
Bright Shards of Someplace Else: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Ser.) by Monica McFawn2015
A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: My Mother's Memories of Imprisonment, Immigration, and a Life Remade by Barbara Rylko-Bauer2015
Michigan Agricultural College Campus Life 1900-1925: A Postcard Tour by Stephen Terry2015
The Great Lake Sturgeon by Nancy Auer2014
Taken alive : the Sights' rock and roll tour diary by Eddie Baranek2014
In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell2014
Birth Marks (American Poets Continuum) by Jim Daniels2014
Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide by Joe T. Darden2014
The Colored Car (Great Lakes Books Series) by Jean Alicia Elster2014
The River Swimmer: Novellas by Jim Harrison2014
Sweetie-licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life by Linda Hundt2014
Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff2014
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm by Mardi Jo Link2014
Something That Feels Like Truth (Switchgrass) by DONALD LYSTRA2014
Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry (Huron River Mist) by William Olsen2014
Bluffton: My Summer with Buster Keaton by Matt Phelan2014
Tuesdays with Todd & Brad Reed : a Michigan tribute by Todd Reed2014
The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by Ron Riekki2014
November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913 by Michael Schumacher2014
I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford by Richard Snow2014
Beyond Pontiac's Shadow: Michilimackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763 by Keith R. Widder2014
The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych by Doug Wilson2014
Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City by Gordon Young2014
Imperfect: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott2013
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis by Mark Binelli2013
Death Dance of a Butterfly by Melba Joyce Boyd2013
Dust to Dust: A Memoir by Benjamin Busch2013
Detroit's historic places of worship by Marla O. Collum2013
Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography by John Comazzi2013
The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis2013
Ink Trails: Michigan's Famous and Forgotten Authors by Dave Dempsey2013
The World of a Few Minutes Ago (Made in Michigan Writers) by Jack Driscoll2013
The boy governor : Stevens T. Mason and the birth of Michigan politics by Don Faber2013
Canada by Richard Ford2013
The Skeleton Box: A Starvation Lake Mystery by Bryan Gruley2013
Michigan's Historic Railroad Stations (Painted Turtle) by Michael H. Hodges2013
The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan: A Quaternary and Recent Faunal Adventure (Great Lakes Books) by J. Alan Holman2013
A Woman Like Me by Bettye LaVette2013
The Kirtland's Warbler: The Story of a Bird's Fight Against Extinction and the People Who Saved It by William Rapai2013
Fishtown; Leland, Michigan's Historic FIshery by Laurie Kay Sommers2013
Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead2013
Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball--and America--Forever by Tim Wendel2013
American Poet: A Novel by Jeff Vande Zande2013
South of Superior by Ellen Airgood2012
Vintage Views Along the West Michigan Pike by M. Christine Byron2012
Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell2012
Michigan and the Civil War: A Great and Bloody Sacrifice by Jack Dempsey2012
Miss Martin Is a Martian by Colleen Murray Fisher2012
Elly Peterson: "Mother" of the Moderates by Sara Fitzgerald2012
Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan by Craig Fox2012
Misery Bay by Steve Hamilton2012
Songs of Unreason by Jim Harrison2012
Motor City Shakedown by D. E. Johnson2012
Jacobson's: I Miss It So!: The Story of a Michigan Fashion Institution (The History Press) by Bruce Allen Kopytek2012
Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One (Jewish Lives) by Mark Kurlansky2012
Here comes trouble : Stories from my life by Michael Moore2012
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña2012
Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art by J. H. Shapiro2012
Wire to Wire by Scott Sparling2012
Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them, Contemporary Michigan Literature (Made in Michigan Writers) by Keith Taylor2012
Once Upon a Car: The Fall and Resurrection of America's Big Three Automakers--GM, Ford, and Chrysler by Bill Vlasic2012
Fever: Little Willie John's Fast Life, Mysterious Death and the Birth of Soul: The Authorized Biography by Susan Whitall2012
In Stitches by Anthony Youn2012
A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks: A War Memoir by Godfrey J. Anderson2011
Blues in Black and White: The Landmark Ann Arbor Blues Festivals by Michael Erlewine2011
Picturing Hemingway's Michigan (Painted Turtle Books) by Michael R. Federspiel2011
Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City (Painted Turtle) by John Gallagher2011
Wounded warrior the rise and fall of Michigan Governor John Swainson by Lawrence M. Glazer2011
Sawdusted: Notes from a Post-Boom Mill by Raymond Goodwin2011
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon2011
The Hanging Tree by Bryan Gruley2011
Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan's Copper Country by Alison K. Hoagland2011
Sixty to Zero: An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry by Alex Taylor III2011
The Detroit Electric Scheme by D. E. Johnson2011
Eden Springs (Made in Michigan Writers) by Laura Kasischke2011
Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation by Steve Lehto2011
Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out the Jams by M. L. Liebler2011
Apparition & Late Fictions: A Novella and Stories by Thomas Lynch2011
Andrew Moore: Detroit Disassembled by Andrew Moore2011
The sweetness of freedom : stories of immigrants by Stephen Garr Ostrander2011
Freshwater Boys: Stories by Adam Schuitema2011
You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know: A True Story of Family, Face Blindness, and Forgiveness by Heather Sellers2011
To Account for Murder by William C. Whitbeck2011
Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom2010
Pandora's Locks: The Opening of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway by Jeff Alexander2010
Nothing But a Smile by Steve Amick2010
Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing by Arnie Bernstein2010
American Salvage by Bonnie Jo Campbell2010
When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball by Seth Davis2010
Travelin' Man: On the Road and Behind the Scenes with Bob Seger by Gary Graff2010
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin2010
Michigan's Columbus: The Life of Douglass Houghton by Steve Lehto2010
The Art Student's War by Brad Leithauser2010
Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town by Mardi Link2010
Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg2010
Our People, Our Journey: The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians by James M. McClurken2010
January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco2010
Roses and Revolutions: The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall by Dudley Randall2010
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small2010
Orlando M. Poe: Civil War General and Great Lakes Engineer (Civil War in the North) by Paul Taylor2010
Up the Rouge!: Paddling Detroit's Hidden River (A Painted Turtle Book) by Joel Thurtell2010
The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit (Made in Michigan) by Michael Zadoorian2010
The Model T: A Centennial History by Robert H. Casey2009
Asylum for the Insane: A History of the Kalamazoo State Hospital by William A. Decker2009
A Picturesque Situation: Mackinac Before Photography, 1615-1860 (Great Lakes Books) by Brian Leigh Dunnigan2009
Who's Jim Hines? (Great Lakes Books Series) by Jean Alicia Elster2009
The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry by Don Faber2009
Measure of the Heart: A Father's Alzheimer's, A Daughter's Return by Mary Ellen Geist2009
The English Major by Jim Harrison2009
The Expeditions by Karl Iagnemma2009
Ninety Years Crossing Lake Michigan: The History of the Ann Arbor Car Ferries by Grant Brown Jr.2009
Sirens of Chrome: The Enduring Allure of Auto Show Models by Margery Krevsky2009
Summer Dreams: The Story of Bob-lo Island (Great Lakes Books) by Patrick Livingston2009
Ravens in the Storm: A Personal History of the 1960s Anti-War Movement by Carl Oglesby2009
When the Church Becomes Your Party: Contemporary Gospel Music (African American Life Series) by Deborah Smith Pollard2009
"Jiffy": A Family Tradition, Mixing Business and Old-Fashioned Values by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds2009
War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and America in a Time of Unrest by Michael Rosenberg2009
Wreck of the Carl D.: A True Story of Loss, Survival, and Rescue at Sea by Michael Schumacher2009
Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka2009
Roadie: The Misunderstood World of a Bike Racer by Jamie Smith2009
Looking for Hickories: The Forgotten Wildness of the Rural Midwest by Thomas Springer2009
Glen Arbor pioneers: John LaRue, John Dorsey, John Fisher by James R Tozer2009
The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam (Vintage Departures) by Tom Bissell2008
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis2008
Write It When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-the-Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford by Thomas M. DeFrank2008
Mackinac Bridge A 50 Year Chronicle 1957-2007 by Mike Fornes2008
A Primer on Parallel Lives by Dan Gerber2008
Connecting the Dots: Tyree Guyton's Heidelberg Project (Painted Turtle) by Tyree Guyton2008
Returning to Earth by Jim Harrison2008
"My Brave Mechanics": The First Michigan Engineers and Their Civil War (Great Lakes Books Series) by Mark Hoffman2008
One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II by Lita Judge2008
From the Vine: Exploring Michigan Wineries by Sharon Kegerreis2008
Paper Tiger: One Athlete's Journey to the Underbelly of Pro Football by Ted A. Kluck2008
Up in Honey's Room: A Novel by Elmore Leonard2008
Alden B. Dow: Midwestern Modern by Diane Maddex2008
The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson2008
Stealing Buddha's Dinner: A Memoir by Bich Minh Nguyen2008
Sailing Grace: a True Story of Death, Life, and the Sea by John Otterbacher2008
Sweety Pies: An Uncommon Collection of Womanish Observations, with Pie by Patty Pinner2008
The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky: The Writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft by Jane Johnston Schoolcraft2008
Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed by Paul Trynka2008
Fork in the Road with Eric Villegas (Michigan Culinary Adventures from the Emmy-Winning Pbs Series) by Eric Villegas2008
The Muskegon: The Majesty And Tragedy of Michigan's Rarest River by Jeff Alexander2007
So Cold A Sky, Upper Michigan Weather Stories by Karl Bohnak2007
Taking Care of Cleo: A Novel by Bill Broder2007
A Stronger Kinship: One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith by Anna-Lisa Cox2007
William G. Milliken: Michigan's Passionate Moderate by Dave Dempsey2007
Nicotine Kiss by Loren D. Estleman2007
The History of Michigan Law (Law Society & Politics in the Midwest) by Paul Finkelman2007
Saving Daylight by Jim Harrison2007
Burning Rainbow Farm: How a Stoner Utopia Went Up in Smoke by Dean Kuipers2007
Death's Door: The Truth Behind Michigan's Largest Mass Murder by Steve Lehto2007
The Widower: A Novel by Liesel Litzenburger2007
House of Fields: Memories of a Rural Education (Great Lakes Books) by Anne-Marie Oomen2007
An Unquiet Grave by P. J. Parrish2007
Keewaydinoquay, Stories from My Youth by Keewaydinoquay Peschel2007
Donutheart by Sue Stauffacher2007
Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan by Lynn M. Steiner2007
Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes by Alison Swan2007
Guilty At The Rapture by Keith Taylor2007
Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five-Mile Poem by Gloria Whelan2007
Summer of the War by Gloria Whelan2007
The Lake, The River & The Other Lake by Steve Amick2006
Please Don't Come Back from the Moon by Dean Bakopoulos2006
Under Michigan: The Story of Michigan's Rocks and Fossils (Great Lakes Books) by Charles Ferguson Barker2006
Beast of Never, Cat of God: The Search for the Eastern Puma by Bob Butz2006
Vintage Views of the Charlevoix-Petoskey Region by M. Christine Byron2006
Grit, Noise, and Revolution: The Birth of Detroit Rock 'n' Roll by David A. Carson2006
Made in Detroit by Paul Clemens2006
How Like an Angel: A Novel (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Jack Driscoll2006
The Summer He Didn't Die by Jim Harrison2006
The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (Great Lakes Books Series) by Charles K. Hyde2006
Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans by Thomas Lynch2006
Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink by David Margolick2006
Soapy: A Biography of G. Mennen Williams by Thomas J. Noer2006
Winter's Tale: An Original Pop-up Journey by Robert Sabuda2006
Singing in a Strange Land: C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America by Nick Salvatore2006
Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Michael Schumacher2006
Michigan Shadow Towns A Study of Vanishing and Vibrant Villages by Gene Scott2006
Harry Sue by Sue Stauffacher2006
Legends of Light: A Michigan Lighthouse Portfolio by Ed Wargin2006
Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land-Grant Philosophy, 1855-1925 by Keith R. Widder2006
A Distant Thunder: Michigan in the Civil War by Richard Bak2005
American Vanguard: The United Auto Workers During the Reuther Years, 1935-1970 by John Barnard2005
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle2005
River Rouge: Ford's Industrial Colossus by Joseph P. Cabadas2005
Wire to Wire: Inside the 1984 Detroit Tigers Championship Season by George Cantor2005
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis2005
On the Brink: The Great Lakes in the 21st Century by Dave Dempsey2005
The Story of Reo Joe: Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A (Critical Perspectives on the Past) by Lisa M. Fine2005
The Tarnished Eye by Judith Guest2005
True North by Jim Harrison2005
Ursula, Under by Ingrid Hill2005
A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press: An Anthology by Gloria House2005
The Indians of Hungry Hollow by Bill Dunlop Jr.2005
Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard2005
Eight Steamboats: Sailing Through the Sixties (Great Lakes Books) by Patrick Livingston2005
Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker by Gwen Marston2005
Remember the Distance that Divides Us: The Family Letters of Philadelphia Quaker Abolitionist and Michigan Pioneer Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, 1830-1842 by Marcia J. Heringa Mason2005
Pulling Down the Barn: Memories of a Rural Childhood (Great Lakes Books) by Anne-Marie Oomen2005
An Orange for Frankie by Patricia Polacco2005
The Radioactive Boy Scout: The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor by Ken Silverstein2005
Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter2004
Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress by Douglas Brinkley2004
A Hanging in Detroit: Stephen Gifford Simmons and the Last Execution Under Michigan Law (Great Lakes Books) by David G. Chardavoyne2004
Still with Me: A Daughter's Journey of Love and Loss by Andrea King Collier2004
The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas by Jerry Dennis2004
The Forests of Michigan by Donald I. Dickmann2004
Going Back to Central: On the Road in Search of the Past in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Lon L. Emerick2004
Riding the Roller Coaster: A History of the Chrysler Corporation (Great Lakes Books) by Dr. Charles K. Hyde2004
Sub 4:00: Alan Webb and the Quest for the Fastest Mile by Chris Lear2004
Baseball Fever: Early Baseball in Michigan by Peter Morris2004
Sweets: Soul Food Desserts and Memories by Patty Pinner2004
Recovering Ruth: A Biographer's Tale by Robert Root2004
Michigan's Early Military Forces: A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War by Roger Rosentreter2004
The Vernor's Story: From Gnomes to Now by Lawrence L. Rouch2004
Heart & Soul: The Story of Grand Rapids Neighborhoods by Linda Samuelson2004
Shipwrecks of Lake Michigan by Benjamin J. Shelak2004
Off the Record by Tim Skubick2004
Wonders Among Us (Celebrating 75 Years of the Detroit Zoo) by Detroit Zoological Society2004
Voelker's Pond: A Robert Traver Legacy by Ed Wargin2004
The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell by Kathy-jo Wargin2004
Time Frames by Nancy Andrews2003
The Ford Century: Ford Motor Company and the Innovations that Shaped the World by Russ Banham2003
Open the Door: The Life and Music of Betty Carter (Jazz Perspectives) by William R. Bauer2003
White Hurricane: A Great Lakes November Gale and America's Deadliest Maritime Disaster by David G. Brown2003
Vintage Views of Leelanau County by M. Christine Byron2003
A Good Boat Speaks for Itself: Isle Royale Fishermen and Their Boats by Timothy Cochrane2003
Off to the Side: A Memoir by Jim Harrison2003
Lake Michigan Passenger Steamers by George W. Hilton2003
The Log Cabin Church by Ellen Howard2003
A Smile as Big as the Moon by Mike Kersjes2003
Hamtramck: The Driven City by Greg Kowalski2003
West to Far Michigan: Settling the Lower Peninsula, 1815-1860 by Kenneth E. Lewis2003
American Auto Factory (Automotive History and Personalities) by Barney Olsen2003
Public Gardens of Michigan by Miriam Easton Rutz2003
Preserve, protect and defend : an illustrated history of the Michigan State Police in the twentieth century by Phillip Daniel Schertzing2003
Last Year's Jesus: A Novella and Nine Stories by Ellen Slezak2003
Black Eden: The Idlewild Community (Michigan) by Lewis Walker2003
Windjammers : songs of the Great Lakes sailors by Ivan Walton2003
The Wanigan by Gloria Whelan2003
John Engler: The Man, the Leader & the Legacy (General Reading) by Gleaves Whitney2003
Ethnicity in Michigan: Issues and People by Jack Glazier by Jack Glazier2001, 2002
Before Motown: A History of Jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 by Lars Bjorn2002
First Lady of Detroit: The Story of Marie-Therese Guyon, Mme Cadillac (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers) by Karen Elizabeth Bush2002
Jews in Michigan by Judith Levin Cantor2002
Ruin and Recovery: Michigan's Rise as a Conservation Leader by Dave Dempsey2002
Custer and the Little Bighorn by Jim Donovan2002
French Canadians in Michigan by John P. Dulong2002
Frontier Metropolis: Picturing Early Detroit, 1701-1838 (Great Lakes Books) by Brian Leigh Dunnigan2002
Willie Horton: Detroit's Own Willie the Wonder (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers) by Grant Eldridge2002
Michigan Remembered: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, 1936-1943 (Great Lakes Books Series) by Farm Security Administration2002
Adopted by an Owl: The True Story of Jackson the Owl by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen2002
Leonardo's Horse by Jean Fritz2002
Detroit Then and Now by Cheri Y. Gay2002
Ernie Harwell : Stories From My Life in Baseball (Honoring a Detroit Legend) by Ernie Harwell2002
Amish in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan) by Gertrude Enders Huntington2002
Angels in the Architecture: A Photographic Elegy to an American Asylum by Heidi Johnson2002
Italians in Michigan by Russell M. Magnaghi2002
Albert Kahn: Builder of Detroit (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers) by Roger Matuz2002
Our Hometown: America's History, As Seen Through the Eyes of a Midwestern Village by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds2002
Girl in Blue by Ann Rinaldi2002
Schooners, Skiffs & Steamships: Stories Along Lake Superior's Water Trails- Paintings and Companion Stories by Howard Sivertson2002
The Reuther Brothers: Walter, Roy, and Victor (Great Lakes Books) by Mike Smith2002
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton2002
The Final Season: Fathers, Sons, and One Last Season in a Classic American Ballpark by Tom Stanton2002
Idlewild: The Black Eden of Michigan (MI) (Images of America) by Ronald J. Stephens2002
Historic Cottages of Mackinac Island by Susan Stites2002
Traver On Fishing by Robert Traver2002
Albanians in Michigan by Frances Trix2002
African Americans in Michigan by Lewis Walker2002
Mail by the Pail (Great Lakes Books) by Colin Bergel2001
Place of the Pike (Gnoozhekaaning) A History of the Bay Mills Indian Community by Charles E. Cleland2001
Echoes of Detroit: A 300 Year History by Irwin J. Cohen2001
Canoeing Michigan Rivers by Jerry Dennis2001
Leelanau: A Portrait of Place in Photographs & Text by Jerry Dennis2001
The Detroit Almanac by Peter Gavrilovich2001
Motor City memoirs by Jennifer Thomas Vanadia (Editor)2001
Views of Mackinac Island by Thomas Kachadurian2001
The Huron River: Voices from the Watershed by John R. Knott2001
Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir by Jerry M. Linenger2001
A Place Called Home: Michigan's Mill Creek Story by Janie Lynn Panagopoulos2001
Women and the Lakes: Untold Great Lakes Maritime Tales by Frederick Stonehouse2001
Voices of Michigan : An Anthology of Michigan Authors (Voices of Michigan)2001
M Is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet by Annie Appleford2000
Between the Flowers: A Novel by Harriette Simpson Arnow2000
The Michigan Book of Bests: An Eclectic Barrage of Great Places to Go & Things to Know (Trivia Fun) by Gary W. Barfknecht2000
Tap Into the Great Lakes: A Guide to Microbreweries (Locally Brewed) by John Bice2000
Hemingway in Michigan by Dr. Constance Cappel2000
Rockin' down the dial : the Detroit sound of radio from Jack the Bellboy to the Big 8 by David Carson2000
Retrieving Michigan's Buried Past: The Archaeology of the Great Lakes State (Bulletin) by John R. Halsey2000
Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton2000
The Life and Wisdom of Gwen Frostic by Sheryl James2000
Sharing the balance of power : an examination of shared power in the Michigan House of Representatives, 1993-94 by loeppdanieljoseph2000
Ernie: Hemingway's Sister "Sunny" Remembers by Madelaine Hemingway Miller2000
Art in Detroit Public Places (Great Lakes Books) by Dennis Alan Nawrocki2000
Keepers of Valor, Lakes of Vengeance: Lakeboats, Lifesavers and Lighthouses by Wes Oleszewski2000
Saw Mills and Sleigh Bells; Stories of Mid-Michigan Settlers by Linda R. Peckham2000
Michigan and the Civil War: Anthology (Great Lakes Connections: The Civil War) by Roger L. Rosentreter, ed.2000
Peninsula: Essays and Memoirs from Michigan by Michael Steinberg2000
A sailor's logbook : a season aboard Great Lakes freighters by Mark L. Thompson2000
Island Farm by Arthur Versluis2000
Michigan: The Spirit of the Land by Kathy-jo Wargin2000
Century of voices : Detroit Women Writers anthology, 1900-2000 by Detroit Women Writers2000
State of glory : Michigan State's 1999-2000 championship season2000
Ships of the Great Lakes: 300 Years of Navigation by James P. Barry1997, 1999
A place for summer : a narrative history of Tiger Stadium by Richard Bak1999
Interlochen: A Home for the Arts by Dean Boal1999
Discovering Great Lakes Dunes by Elizabeth & Wolf Brockwell-Tillman, Earl1999
Magic Moments: A Century of Spartan Basketball by Jack Ebling1999
Charlevoix by Dianne Foster1999
29 Missing: The True and Tragic Story of the Disappearance of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald by Andrew Kantar1999
Michigan's Heritage Barns by Mary Keithan1999
Michigan Wildflowers in Color by Harry C. Lund1999
White Pine Whispers by Larry B. Massie1999
Michigan's Town & Country Inns by Susan J. Newhof1999
Mackinac Island an Island Famous In These Regions by Phil Porter1999
The Legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin1999
The Pathless Woods: Ernest Hemingway's Sixteenth Summer in Northern Michigan (Ernest Hemingway's Great Lakes Connection) by Gloria Whelan1999
Toast of the Town: The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson (Great Lakes Books) by Sunnie Wilson1999
Old Roads of the Midwest by George Cantor1997
The Bird in the Waterfall: A Natural History of Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes by Jerry Dennis1997
A Legacy of Champions: The Story of the Men Who Built University of Michigan Football by Joe Falls1997
A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions & Culture of African Americans by James Oliver Horton1997
Philip Hart : the conscience of the Senate by Michael O'Brien1997
Michigan on Fire by Betty Sodders1997
Kitchigamig Anishinabeg : the people of the Great Lakes by Bucko. Teeple1997
Hiawatha's Brothers: A Wildlife Retrospective by Louis J. Verme1997
Michigan Flora, Volume 3: Dicots [Pyrolaceae-Compositae] by Edward G. Voss1997
100 Years at Mackinac : A Centennial History of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1895-1995 (Michigan) by David A. Armour1996
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Tales of Nokomis by Patronella Johnston1996
On the Road to Michigan's Past by Larry B. Massie1996
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Deadly Waters by Christopher H. Meehan1996
Guardian of the Great Lakes: The U.S. Paddle Frigate Michigan by Bradley A. Rodgers1996
Schoolcraft's Ojibwa Lodge Stories: Life on the Lake Superior Frontier by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft1996
Big Annie of Calumet: A True Story of the Industrial Revolution by Jerry Stanley1996
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