When: Wed., May 11, 7 p.m. 2016
LTU proudly presents a book talk by Michigan Notable Book author Matt Bell. In “Scrapper,” Bell’s strengths shine through on the sentence level, the grim and the poetic side by side. “Now the vague terrain of lonely blocks, the way the old and hopeful names for neighborhoods no longer described what you found,” he writes. “Trees grown close around houses, fallen leaves over trashed yards, tall brown grass sticking through the early snow,”--New York Times review.