For details about our Featured books, go to our Featured page here.

Featured Books thru Feb. 27


By George Orwell

Hillbilly Elegy

A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

By J.D. Vance

Also, enjoy this New York Times article about Harry Belafonte as the lead up to his 90th birthday.

Also, enjoy this New York Times article about Harry Belafonte as the lead up to his 90th birthday.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Last Interview and other Conversations

From Melville House's Last Interview Series

Race to Incarcerate

A Graphic Retelling

By Sabrina Jones and Marc Mauer w/forward by Michelle Alexander

For Young Readers

Frederick Douglass

The Lion Who Wrote History

By Walter Dean Meyers


For details about our Events, see our Events page

Saturday, Feb. 25

10 a.m.

Chair Yoga w/Gail

We're here at 10 a.m. each Saturday, except holidays, with our Mind, Body & Spirit Classes. Check out the class schedule on our Events page here.

Saturday, Feb. 25

4 p.m.

Community Conversation hosted by Riverwise Magazine Editorial Staff

Sunday, Feb. 26

1 p.m.

Book/Author Talk featuring

When the World Wounds w/Kiini Ibura Salaam


Sunday, Feb. 26

4 p.m.

Book/Author Talk featuring Black Faces, White Spaces w/Carolyn Finney via Skype

Monday, Feb. 27

6 p.m.

Book/Author Talk featuring

Revolution Where You Live w/Sarah Van Ghelter, Founder of Yes Magazine

Tues., Feb. 28


An Off-site Event! We're venturing out of the store to be the official bookseller for Wayne State University's Dept. of African American Studies' guest speaker, Keeanga Yametta-Taylor author of From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation. Please join us for this event!

Bookish News & info

We're so thankful to the Detroit Bus Company for featuring Source Booksellers in its recent Behind the Counter podcast. Have a listen here.

Source Booksellers was featured in the AARP magazine! Check it out here.

Photo by Tim Leon for PARKVIEW MAGAZINE

Photo by Tim Leon for PARKVIEW MAGAZINE

We now carry The Atlantic

As Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me" continues to rise, hear from Coates in this interview with Robin D. G. Kelley here.

Source Booksellers on the air & in print!

Look for us in the new episode of The Heart of Detroit on WDIV- Channel 4, online at clickondetroit.com, mitchalbom.com, and theheartofdetroit.com.

You can also find us listed in the Locals section of the beautiful new publication, Parkview.  

Source Booksellers on the air

Independent bookstores are on the rise despite digital competition

March 10, 2015 Janet Jones was featured on Michigan Public Radio's Stateside with Cynthia Canty.  You can listen to it here

Source in Print

We're featured in two print publications this month:

Metro Times - Check it out here

Natural Awakenings - Check it out here on page 12.

Source Booksellers in Model D 

Model D's guide to shopping local this holiday season

Read the story here in Model D.

Holiday season brings good tidings of new Detroit bookstores

Check out the story here in Model D Media. 

Yahoo Travel Guide on shopping local in Detroit

The story, which you can read here mentions A Detroit Anthology, available in the store.


Indie Bookstore News!

Did you know indie bookstores are on the rise?

Find out  more here in this article from Slate Magazine.


Source Booksellers' Owner on WDET - 101.9

On Monday, Sept. 29, Source Booksellers' owner Janet Webster Jones had the awesome opportunity to be an on air panelist on WDET - 101.9's show Detroit Today "Aging Together" segment. Led by Laura Weber Davis, panelists included Randal Charlton, and Dennis Archambault. Listen to the podcast here. 

Source Booksellers is featured in model D:

'Encore entrepreneurs' add vibrance to Detroit's small business scene.

Check out the story here.

Check out the story here.

Special Note:

For our customers who travel Woodward, the M-1 Rail Project is well underway.

As you travel to visit us in Midtown and around the area, stay up-to-date with the construction project and traffic redirects here