Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Ben Hamper Reading at Barnes & Noble in Flint Township

That looks like a pen, not a rivet gun. (Photo courtesy of Sean Work/Mlive)

Legendary Flint writer Ben Hamper will be signing copies of Rivethead: Tales From the Assembly Line at the the Barnes & Noble store at the Genesee Valley mall on December 13 at 5 p.m. Go here for a recent interview with Hamper.

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  1. My comment: the Barnes & Noble is in Flint Twp. Nothing against Flint Twp. but that tells you all you need to know about Flint these days...and for the last 30 years. When I last lived in Flint, someone was trying to open a bookstore downtown... it didn't last too long.

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  2. I guess, you haven't been downtown to know that there IS a bookstore! Pages bookstore and it has been there for quite some time. I don't understand why stating that something is in Flint Twp., it's true locations, denotes anything about Flint as a whole. Negative, negativie people....part of the Flint's problem, along with the crime.

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    1. You beat me to it. I buy books at Pages every time I'm in Flint. It's a nice book shop.

      One of the things I discuss in Teardown is the regional approach to planning and economic development. Flint is part of a larger economy in Genesee County, and it makes more sense to figure out ways to improve the entire region.

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  3. Rivethead is required reading for anyone from Flint. Great book.

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  4. Hey, I want to hear about his brother Mat

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