And here they are, the 2010 Michigan Notable Books! You can find more information and my reviews on several of the winners listed below right here on Night Light Revue…
American Salvage: Stories – This work by Bonnie Jo Campbell was also a National Book Award nominee this year.
Annie’s Ghosts: A Journey into a Family’s Secret – By Steve Luxenberg
The Art Student’s War: A Novel – By Brad Leithauser
Bath Massacre: America’s First School Bombing – By Arnie Bernstein
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City – This work by Greg Grandin was also a National Book Award nominee this year.
Have a Little Faith: A True Story of a Last Request – By Mitch Albom
Isadore’s Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town – By Mardi Link
January’s Sparrow – By Patricia Polacco
The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit: Stories – By Michael Zadoorian
Michigan’s Columbus: The Life of Douglass Houghton – By Steve Lehto
Nothing But a Smile: A Novel – By Steve Amick
Orlando M. Poe: Civil War General and Great Lakes Engineer – By Paul Taylor
Our People, Our Journey: The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians – By James M. McClurken
Pandora’s Locks: The Opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway – By Jeff Alexander
Roses and Revolutions: The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall – Edited by Melba Joyce Boyd
Season of Water and Ice – By Donald Lystra
Stitches: A Memoir – By David Small
Travelin’ Man: On the Road and Behind the Scenes with Bob Seger – By Tom Weschler
Up the Rouge!: Paddling Detroit’s Hidden River – By Joel Thurtell
When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball – By Seth Davis
*For book summaries and information on the 2010 Michigan Notable Books, click here.
*For general information about the Michigan Notable Books Program, click here.
-Post by Megan Shaffer