Author Talk: Detroit City is the Place to Be

Portion of the book cover from Detroit City Is the Place to Be

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Date & Time
November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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U-M alumnus and Detroit-area native Mark Binelli talks about his latest book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, followed by an audience Q&A session.

Detroit City Is the Place to Be is alive with the sense of possibility that comes when a city hits rock bottom. Binelli does not shy away from exploring the violence, economic devastation, political corruption, and physical ruin that have ravaged his hometown, but he also offers a glimpse of a long-shot future Detroit that is smaller, less segregated, greener, economically diverse, and better functioning—what could be the boldest reimagining of a postindustrial city in our new century.

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Jamie Lausch Vander Broek
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Last modified: 10/17/2013