Spoiler alert: Betty Crocker isn’t a real person. Still, Cathy Swanson Wheaton is making sure that the 100th birthday of General Mills’ fictitious spokesperson is not going unnoticed.
HOLLAND — Dr. Ernest Cole of the Hope College English faculty will present the lecture “Negotiating the In-Between: Colonial Education, Spatial Geographies, and the Postcolonial Body in Transition.”
NEW YORK — Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages – turn it into fiction.
LANSING — State Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, recently hosted children’s book author and illustrator Aaron Zenz of Spring Lake at the Michigan Capitol in recognizing “March is Reading Month.”
A book on “Prohibition in Southwestern Michigan” written by Grand Haven residents Norma Lewis and Christine Nyholm is now available from Arcadia Publishing.
MUSKEGON — The public libraries serving Muskegon County – Fruitport District Library, Hackley Public Library, the Muskegon Area District Library and its 10 branches, and the White Lake Community Library – are working together to prepare their buildings to reopen.
Now that Michigan’s governor has given the go-ahead for libraries to open, on June 8, you should be able to return that pile of books that has been sliding around in your car for the past couple of months. Right?
CHICAGO — ’Twas a cold December day when, trudging through the vast expanse of the 900 North Michigan Shops, passing Gucci and hand-woven silk fabrics I could never afford, I noticed the strangest of welcome sights. It was a modest reminder that sometimes things get better. It was the time o…
Humanity for Prisoners will welcome best-selling author Alex Kotlowitz to West Michigan to raise awareness of issues within our criminal justice system and to highlight the work of the organization.
Local author Melanie Hooyenga recently released her latest book, “The Edge Rules.” She’ll hold a book release party today (Saturday, Nov. 3) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Bookman in Grand Haven.
“My Journey to Ephphatha: Discovering Ways God Guides Us to Our Purpose,” a novel by Fruitport resident Bonnie Jeane-Marie Vokits, has been named by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group as one of the best indie books of 2018.
Local historian Wallace Ewing and Loutit District Library genealogy specialist Jeanette Weiden recently turned their focus on the columns of former Grand Haven Tribune editor Clarence “Tad” Poel for their recently released book, “Focus on People.”
Thanks to a generous gift from Grand Haven residents Carol Alexander and Kevin Carbery, Loutit District Library will host a special exhibition of children’s picture book art on loan from the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay, located in Findlay, Ohio.