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John Harvey Kellogg
9:31 am
Mon December 8, 2014

WSW: WMU Professor's Book on John Harvey Kellogg's Religion of Biologic Living

Western Michigan University Professor of Comparative Religion Brian C. Wilson says his research into the history of Battle Creek revealed a fascinating mix of religious faith.   

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Local Author
10:12 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Learn The History Of The Other Kellogg

W.K. Kellogg is best known for his breakfast cereals, but his brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, is better known for running the Battle Creek Sanitarium and his seemingly radical religious beliefs.

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Books
9:24 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

New Reading Together Book All About Great Lakes

Credit courtesy of Jerry Dennis

The Kalamazoo Public Library recently announced its Reading Together selection for 2015. It’s called The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas by award winning Michigan author Jerry Dennis.

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Books
3:20 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

What's It Like In Someone Else's Head? Asks Author Monica McFawn

Credit courtesy of Monica McFawn

Grand Rapids author, poet, and playwright Monica McFawn’s book Bright Shards of Someplace Else recently won the Flannery O’Connor award for short fiction. It’s a collection of 11 short stories based on that little assumption that we know exactly what someone else is thinking.

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Local Authors
6:03 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Bad Dates Turn Into Good Reads: 'Strange Love' By Lisa Lenzo

Author Lisa Lenzo
Credit Charlie Schreiner

"I don't see how you can go out in public with a man who wears a mullet," says Annie Zito's daughter, Marly, in the book Strange Love.

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