Book Marked on Cass Avenue: A Talk + Walk + Cello Concert

Book Marked on Cass Avenue: A Talk + Walk + Cello Concert

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On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., Sandra Novacek, Cass Corridor resident, librarian, writer, and publisher (Ten21 Press) will read an excerpt and talk about Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance, the memoir written by her late husband Czech/Detroiter – artist, author, engineer Charles Novacek.

The event begins at Source Booksellers, 4240 Cass Avenue, #105.

Sandra will also trace Charles’ footsteps along his Cass Avenue walk breaks from writing and talk about a few historic landmarks along the way. Charles Novacek wrote his award-winning book at home in the historic Venn Manor (c.1904/1905) on Detroit’s Cass Avenue from 2000 – 2007.

Accompanying  Sandra as a tour guide will be Jonathan Peters, Detroit blogger and architecture aficionado.

A special bonus Cello Concert sponsored by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will follow this event at Source Booksellers starting at 3 p.m. Seating is limited.

The talk + walk is part of Lit in the Mitt Month: A collective celebration of the literary arts in Detroit. It is free and open to the public.

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