Michigan and the Great Lakes

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Lessons in Gratitude

A Memoir on Race, the Arts, and Mental Health

A tale of persistence, passion, and music

Stephanie Dinkins

On Love and Data

Art’s power to challenge inequities and build inclusive dialogues

Destination Detroit

Discourses on the Refugee in a Post-Industrial City

A revealing analysis of how interest groups shape conversations about refugees in Metro Detroit

A Passion for Cooperation

Adventures of a Wide-Ranging Scientist

A lifetime of achieving the gold standard of interdisciplinary research

Cinema Ann Arbor

How Campus Rebels Forged a Singular Film Culture

A fascinating journey into the DIY spirit of a highly influential film community

Rouge River Revived

How People Are Bringing Their River Back to Life

The history and restoration of an important watershed 

Guardians of Michigan

Architectural Sculpture of the Pleasant Peninsulas

Preserving Michigan’s architecture through photos and stories

Bath Massacre, New Edition

America's First School Bombing

New Edition, Updated and Expanded Edition

Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker

The story of the woman who helped create the modern American quilting revival

9226 Kercheval

The Storefront that Did Not Burn, With a New Preface

The story of the Mom and Tots Center, a storefront health center in Detroit

Traveling Through Time

A Guide to Michigan's Historical Markers

Revised Edition

The definitive illustrated guide to nearly 1,500 of Michigan's historic sites, updated and revised

A Guide to Michigan's Endangered Wildlife

A descriptive profile of Michigan's threatened and endangered wildlife

Notes from the North Country

A year-long diary of observations of the seasonal changes in Eustis's northern Michigan home.

Ancient Life of the Great Lakes Basin

Precambrian to Pleistocene

A review of the ancient life of the Great Lakes Basin from the Precambrian through the Ice Age

Ninety Years Crossing Lake Michigan

The History of the Ann Arbor Car Ferries

An illustrated book about the visionary, risky, and influential business of transporting loaded railroad cars across Lake Michigan

Michigan One-Room Schoolhouses

A look at Michigan's lovely one-room schoolhouses

A History of Ann Arbor

A narrative history of Ann Arbor's transformation from frontier community to world-renowned center for learning and research

Women at Michigan

The "Dangerous Experiment," 1870s to the Present

Revisits the opportunities and obstacles that have faced women students, faculty, and administrators at the University of Michigan through the decades

Looking for Hickories

The Forgotten Wildness of the Rural Midwest

A masterfully written collection that establishes a new voice for the spirit of the upper Midwest and Michigan and offers a fresh look at the landscape as well as the everyday lives of the people who make up the region's small communities

Michigan Herb Cookbook

Satisfy your palate with these regional recipes that incorporate home-grown Michigan herbs

Arthur Miller


The second volume in the definitive biography of the acclaimed playwright

Michigan's Capitol

Construction and Restoration

A history of the building and restoration of one of the nation's most prominent capitols.

Michigan Free

Your Comprehensive Guide to Free Travel, Recreation, and Entertainment Opportunities

A comprehensive guide to no-cost entertainment, travel, and recreation opportunities in Michigan.

The Indians of the Western Great Lakes, 1615-1760

The stories of the Huron, Miami, Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Chippewa tribes in the years before contact with European settlers