For Immediate Release



18 authors to sign their books at Dec 12 local history book fair

CrowleysEighteen 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 FoleyHow To Live In Detroit Without Being A Jackass (It’s Not The New Brooklyn)Better Made in Michigan

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 LarkBetter Boxed and Forgotten (Indian Village Thriller)

Bonnie LeoneHoly Family Church: 100 Years of Sicilian Tradition

Bruce KopytekJacobson’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 CullenAnnie Finds Her Magic: Helen Keller’s Teacher Shares Her Story;  Between The Thorns

David Ingall and Karin RiskoMichigan Civil War Landmarks

Dr. Gregory SumnerDetroit in World War II

Gail HershenzonDetroit’s Woodmere Cemetery, Michigan Memorial ParkGrand River Avenue

Jim AbbEven Trolls Love Pasties: A Goode Ann Arbor Tale; I Brake For Humans: Another Goode Ann Arbor Tale

Jon Milan and Gail OffenImages of America: Grand River Avenue

Karen DybisBetter 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 LyonImages of America: Ira Township (co-author)

Nicholas P SinacoriHorsepower, Men and Machines
Timothy DziubakRed Boy Tours Michigan, and the original children’s book: Red Boy

 Michigan Civil War Landmarks

For more information, visit or call (734) 642-5712.


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