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Michigan Book Excerpt: Ink Trails II by Dave Dempsey & Jack Dempsey

We've featured the work of Michigan author Dave Dempsey on Absolute Michigan before, notably an excerpt from his 2006 book William G. Milliken, Michigan's Passionate Moderate. Dave is back along with his brother Jack in this excerpt from their…
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2014 Michigan Notable Books

20 books celebrating Michigan people, places, and events The Library of Michigan has announced their list of Michigan Notable Books for 2014. “The Michigan Notable Books Program helps to show what is ‘great’ about the Great Lakes…
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2012 Michigan Notable Books

The Library of Michigan released the list of 2012 Michigan Notable Books - 20 books published in 2011 that highlight Michigan people, places and events. "This year's selections prove that persevering through economic and personal hardship…
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The Daily Michigan: Mother's Day Music from Earthwork

Today on The Daily Michigan we continue our Mother's Day giveaways with a $30 Digital Download certificate from our good friends at Earthwork Music, another of our featured partners.  While you can use the certificate for any three download…
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Flat, black & circular: a Michigan original

Flat, Black & Circular by Eridony Saturday was Record Store Day, a national celebration of independently owned record stores and the art of music. Pitchfork Magazine, one of the premier independent music publications, posted their list…
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The Daily Michigan: Digital Downloads from Earthwork Music

Today on The Daily Michigan we have an offering from our good friends at Earthwork Music, another of our featured partners. They are offering 3 digital discs via Digital Download in their online store. Earthwork Music believes in the power…
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The Daily Michigan: Mick Morris and Ghost Board Posse books and more!

Today on The Daily Michigan we're giving away a whole slew of items for the younger crowd courtesy of Mick Morris, Myth Solver and the Ghost Board Posse. The Mick Morris Myth Solver Books are exciting adventure books for kids aged 7-12,…
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The Daily Michigan: Michigan Fruit coloring book and a West Bay Gift Box

Today on The Daily Michigan we have a bushel of cherry items to close out National Cherry Month on Absolute Michigan. The first is the book Michigan Fruit by Susan Briggs with illustrations by Kristin Hurlin. Climate, soil and the moderating…
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The Daily Michigan: As If We Were Prey by Michael Delp

“In understated prose that remarkably says more in one sentence that many writers do in a paragraph, Delp takes us inside the head and hearts of his male characters, all of whom share a certain melancholy, both eerie and familiar, all in a…
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Discover Michigan Wines at Regional Wine and Food Tasting Events

Delicious Michigan is a regular column by Lorri Hathaway and Sharon Kegerreis, authors of the award-winning From the Vine: Exploring Michigan Wineries and The History of Michigan Wines. Learn more and get autographed books at deliciousmichigan.com…
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Michigan's 175th Birthday Bash!

Photo by Aunt Owwee On January 26, 1837 President Andrew Jackson signed a bill declaring Michigan the 26th state of the union.  That means the Great Lakes State turns 175 next Thursday. That seemed like a pretty big milestone to us, and…