Printed and Bound, June 2016

We are pleased to present the latest edition of Printed and Bound, a newsletter produced by our past president, Paula Jarvis. Please click here for the June 2016 issue.

You can find earlier issues of Printed and Bound as well as issues of Speaking of Books here.

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Lovecraft-Houdini Manuscript Found

H.P. Lovecraft co-wrote The Cancer of Superstition with magician Harry Houdini. The manuscript was discovered recently and will be auctioned on April 9. Read more about this here.

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BCD is now on meetup.com

Please check out the Book Club of Detroit’s Meetup page, where you can learn more about upcoming events, both official club gatherings and those sponsored by other organizations that might be of interest.

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Biography of George Washington by James A. Harrison

In honor of George Washington’s Birthday, observed in the United States on Monday, February 15, 2016, click here to for information on a rare 1906 biography about our nation’s first president.

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WSU Press to Digitize 59 Out-of-Print Titles

The Wayne State University Press recently announced a plan to digitize 59 out-of-print titles on Jewish and regional subjects. Please click here for more information.

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Printed and Bound, February 2016

We are pleased to present the latest edition of Printed and Bound, a newsletter produced by our past president, Paula Jarvis. Please click here for the February 2016 issue.

You can find earlier issues of Printed and Bound as well as issues of Speaking of Books here.

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Rare Book Exhibit at LTU

Mark your calendars for the Book Club of Detroit’s members-only viewing of a rare book exhibit on loan from The Remnant Trust at Lawrence Technological University.

Saturday, January 23, 4:30 p.m.
Lawrence Technological University
University Technology and Learning Center Gallery
21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075-1058

To register, click here.

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The Corfu Reading Society

The Corfu Reading Society, ca., is the oldest literary club in Greece. For more information:
120, Kapodistriou Street
49100 Kerkyra, Ionian Islands, Greece
Tel.: +30 26610 39528, 44165
Fax: +30 26610 27277
E-mail:info@anagnostikicorfu.com
http://www.anagnostikicorfu.com/index.asp

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First International Colin Wilson Conference

The First International Colin Wilson Conference will be held on July 1, 2016, at the University of Nottingham. Colin Wilson was a prolific English writer of books including The Outsider (1956) and The Occult: A History (1971).

For more information on the conference, please click here.

For information on the Colin Wilson Collection, please click here.

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Printed and Bound, October 2015

We are pleased to present the latest edition of Printed and Bound, a newsletter produced by our past president, Paula Jarvis. Please click here for the October 2015 issue.

You can find earlier issues of Printed and Bound as well as issues of Speaking of Books here.

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Robert K. Jones, 1937-2015

With sadness, we announce the death of our immediate past-president, Robert K. Jones, who led our club from 2011 to 2013. His presence and devotion to the Book Club of Detroit will be missed. Please click here for funeral information. May he rest in peace.

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The World of Magic: 8/29/15

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Paul Nielsen, the owner of the Wundergound Magic Shop in Clawson will speak on the history of magic, plus have books on magic from his personal collection. His talk starts at 2:00 pm on Saturday August 29, 2015 at the Ferndale Area District Library co-sponsored by the Book Club of Detroit. Following Paul’s talk, top magician Gordon Russ will perform magic for 45 minutes. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact Maurice Barie, Treasurer, Book Club of Detroit or Ashley Lehman, Head of Youth Services, Ferndale Area District Library with questions or to indicate that you plan on attending.

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