For Immediate Release
18 authors to sign their books at Dec 12 local history book fair
Eighteen authors will sign their books on Saturday, December 12 at the Local History Lovers Holiday Book Fair, a free event promoting regional history published by local authors. Fair takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at The Corktown Hotel, 1331 Trumbull Street, Detroit.
Throughout the book fair, participating authors will give mini presentations every 20 minutes starting promptly at noon. While the majority of works featured are regional histories or local interest, a couple of fiction authors, whose stories are set in Michigan, will be in attendance too.
The book fair is hosted by City Tour Detroit, formerly Hometown History Tours, and The Corktown Hotel, which will soon become Trumbull and Porter Hotel.
Complimentary refreshments will be served, and $1 from each book sold will donated to Covenant House Detroit.
Participating authors are:
Aaron Foley – How To Live In Detroit Without Being A Jackass (It’s Not The New Brooklyn)
Alan Naldrett – Lost Towns of Eastern Michigan, Forgotten Tales of Lower Michigan, Images of America: Chesterfield Township and the soon-to-be released Lost Car Companies of Detroit.
Andrew Lark – Better Boxed and Forgotten (Indian Village Thriller)
Bonnie Leone – Holy Family Church: 100 Years of Sicilian Tradition
Bruce Kopytek – Jacobson’s: I Miss It So!, Toledo’s 3 Ls, Eaton’s: The Trans-Canada Store, and recently released Crowley’s: Detroit’s Friendly Store.
Collette Cullen – Annie Finds Her Magic: Helen Keller’s Teacher Shares Her Story; Between The Thorns
David Ingall and Karin Risko – Michigan Civil War Landmarks
Dr. Gregory Sumner – Detroit in World War II
Jim Abb – Even Trolls Love Pasties: A Goode Ann Arbor Tale; I Brake For Humans: Another Goode Ann Arbor Tale
Jon Milan and Gail Offen – Images of America: Grand River Avenue
Karen Dybis – Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit’s Best Chip; The Ford-Wyoming Drive In: Cars, Candy, and Canoodling in the Motor City
Leslie Lynch-Wilson of LIncoln Park Preservation Alliance – Images of America: Lincoln Park
Lynn Lyon – Images of America: Ira Township (co-author)
Nicholas P Sinacori – Horsepower, Men and Machines
Timothy Dziubak – Red Boy Tours Michigan, and the original children’s book: Red Boy
For more information, visit citytourdetroit.com or call (734) 642-5712.