Created Equal: The man who lived according to the constitution — literally

In A.J. Jacobs' new book, “The Year of Living Constitutionally,” the author and journalist reflects on his lifestyle experiment of...

The Metro: Author highlights diversity, sense of community in Dearborn with book of short stories

The city of Dearborn — sandwiched between Detroit, Inkster and Downriver — is a major cultural hub for Arab Americans...

Created Equal: New book explores the complicated practice of migrant smuggling

 Author and anthropologist Jason De León spent seven years documenting the lives of “coyotes,” or smugglers who help migrants...

Created Equal: NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe compiles essays celebrating Black colleges

Ayesha Rascoe is a graduate of Howard University and a regular voice on NPR. In her new book, “HBCU Made,”...

The Metro: Dearborn native honors late father’s education career in new memoir

One of the earliest mentors we have in life outside of the home is our educators. In his new book,...

The Metro: New book aims to redefine partnerships with friendship at the center

Today is Valentine’s Day, and people across metro Detroit are spending time with their loved ones. But romance is not...

DER Weekends: Author Curtis Chin reflects on growing up in Detroit’s Chinatown

On the latest episode of the Detroit Evening Report Weekends, WDET's Tia Graham talked with author, filmmaker and activist Curtis...

CultureShift: Detroiter shares life lessons from growing up in a Chinese restaurant

Native Detroiter Curtis Chin is a writer, producer, director, activist, and the co-founder of the nonprofit Asian American Writers' Workshop....

Progressive Underground: ‘Where It Rains in Color’ reimagines beauty standards through Afro-futurism

Afro-futurism has been an emerging sub-genre within both music and literature — and it’s been rewriting the rules of engagement...

CultureShift: Detroit bookstore owners hope to secure permanent location in East English Village

Next Chapter Books began as a Detroit pop-up bookstore on Warren Avenue founded by Sarah Williams and her husband Jay...

New series from Wayne State University Press seeks to make space for trans stories

This year, Wayne State University Press will publish a new series of books that seeks to change traditional studies of...

Jemele Hill shares her journalistic journey in new memoir, ‘Uphill’

She started out as a high school journalist in a program right here in Detroit, and has gone on to...