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OU lecturer writes of women’s enslavement in “The Beekeeper”

For Oakland University special lecturer Dunya Mikhail, writing is not a hobby but a way of life. Mikhail’s latest book, “The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq,” tells the harrowing stories of several women who managed to escape the clutches of Daesh (Islamic State of Iraq).

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Herb Boyd surveys the rich history of the city in new book “Black Detroit”

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Herb Boyd lives a busy life as an activist, author and academic. He keeps one foot in the classroom by teaching history and culture at City College of New York, and spends the rest of his time writing, researching and demonstrating — which he’s done for the past 32… Continue reading Herb Boyd surveys the rich history of the city in new book “Black Detroit”

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Local Author Releases Newest Book in Bestselling Mystery Series

By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Ferndale author Donald Levin has always had a strong passion for the written word. Originally born in Massachusetts, the writer moved to Detroit as a small child and spent his days weaving together exciting fiction stories. In his thirties, he left Michigan to move to New York where… Continue reading Local Author Releases Newest Book in Bestselling Mystery Series