Made in Detroit: A Memoir
"Made in Detroit: A Memoir" by Paul Clemens
Raised in Detroit during the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, Paul Clemens saw his family growing steadily isolated from its surroundings: white in a predominately black city, Catholic in an area where churches were closing at a rapid rate, and blue-collar in a steadily declining Rust Belt. As the city continued to collapse—from depopulation, indifference, and the racial antagonism between blacks and whites—Clemens turned to writing and literature as his lifeline, his way of dealing with his contempt for suburban escapees and his frustration with the city proper. Sparing no one—particularly not himself—this is an astonishing examination of race and class relations from a fresh perspective, one forged in a city both desperate and hopeful.
5000 Ways You know You're From Detroit
"5000 Ways You Know You're From Detroit" by Chris Edwards and Elaine Weeks If you or someone you know is a Detroit Baby Boomer then 5000 Ways You Know You’re From...
Watering Holes: Your Guide to Detroit's Bars, Pubs, and Taverns
"Watering Holes: Your Guide to Detroit's Bars, Pubs, and Taverns" by Mike Kline Watering Holes is a guide to the bars, pubs, and taverns located between Warren Avenue and the Detroit...
Detroit Engine of America
"Detroit: Engine of America" by R.J King This is the story of how, starting in 1701, a crude French settlement along the Detroit River became, in 1900, the birthplace of the automotive...