Author Interviews

The previously unpublished notes of author Mark Twain have been transformed into a children’s book by a Michigan couple.

Rae Paris

Author and professor Rae Paris visited sites of racial trauma around the U.S. for her new book: The Forgetting Tree.

Benjamin Thorp

New York Times best-selling author Doug Stanton will speak tonight in Gaylord about his new book: the Odyssey of Echo Company.

Sarah Domet

The campus of Central Michigan University will host author Sarah Domet Thursday as part of its Meijer Visiting Writers Series.

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book

The second annual festival of the book will be held this weekend in Harbor Springs.

McLean & Eakin hosted Author Thrity Umrigar Thursday to speak about her new book, Everybody’s Son.

A new book follows a young boy as he tries to understand his family's legacy, communicate with aliens, and launch a rocket into space.

The book, See You in the Cosmos, is written by Detroit native Jack Cheng and follows Alex Petroski on a roadtrip across the country who records his adventures on an iPod.

Ben: Talk to me about the central idea of Into the Cosmos and the way it’s written as a series of audio journals and where that idea came from.

Steve Hamilton /

New York Times bestselling Author Steve Hamilton will visit Petoskey on Thursday to promote his latest book Exit Strategy.

The book is the second in a series about Nick Mason, an ex-con who has taken an unusual deal.

Ben: Tell me a little bit about this book, where are we when we start?