Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 15, 2013

Books in Brief: 09/15/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Author visits

NORTHPORT — Award winning Leelanau author, Donald Lystra, will read from his new collection of short stories, “Something that Feels like Truth” beginning at 7:30 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 19 at Dog Ears Books.


Spielman at Saturn

GAYLORD — Lori Nelson Spielman, author of “The Life List” will visit Saturn Booksellers at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17.

This event is free and open to the public, but a free ticket is required.

For tickets or more information about this or any other of Saturn Booksellers’ events, visit them on the web at, or in downtown Gaylord at 133 W. Main St., or call the shop at 989-732-8899.


Author signings

TRAVERSE CITY — Horizon Books will host book signings by the following authors on Saturday, Sept. 21:

• Kris Yankee, author of “Cracking the Code: Spreading Rumors,” 12-2 p.m.

• C. M. Michaels, author of “Dangerous Waters,” 2-4 p.m.

Letters home

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse Area District Library will welcome Teresa Irish, author of “A Thousand Letters Home: One WWII Soldier’s Story of War, Love, and Life,” to the Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Irish will present the inspirational and life-affirming story of “The Journey of the Letters,” a found collection of nearly 1,000 letters written by her father during his WWII service.