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John King Books

will be open

SUNDAYS

December 11th & 18th

12noon to 4pm

(no Rare Book Room or Art Annex access on Sundays)


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We will be CLOSED

Christmas Day (12/25/16)

and New Year's Day (1/1/17)





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We sell

PERSONALIZED GIFT CERTIFICATES

to our store.

Either stop in to our store

or

call (313) 961-0622 during business hours

or

do a “Quick Search” for “Gift Certificate” on our web site.


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John K. King Books is pleased to announce that we are included in Bob Eckstein’s cleverly bound book “FOOTNOTES* From the World’s Greatest Bookstores”, published by Clarkson Potter Publishers in 2016 (and available through your local INDEPENDENT book store).  You’ll find our bookstore featured in the book with some anecdotes about our store.  The foreword is by the great Garrison Keillor, who has twice mentioned our book store on his former show, A Prairie Home Companion (the last time in a song about the great places of Detroit).

Also, John K. King Books is mentioned in the recently published book, “THINGS I DO IN DETROIT, A Guidebook to the Coolest Places” by Dave Krieger.  Krieger “hired” the legendary local goblin, Nain Rouge (who has haunted Detroit since the days of Cadillac), to show him the sites of Detroit.  There are some wonderful photos of our store taken during Nain Rouge’s visit.

Finally, we were listed as one of the Best Bookstores in the Midwest by The Culture Trip.   Here’s the link:

Culture Trip Best Bookstores in the Midwest

 

We appreciate all the publicity and the great comments from our customers on social media.  If you haven’t visited us yet, why not?  We (and our 750,000+ books) are waiting for you!


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Check out Lost Landscapes of Detroit on YouTube.

At the 4:06 mark, you’ll see our two buildings: The Otis Elevator building, and The Advance Glove building (before they moved it)

Lost Landscapes of Detroit

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The "Search" button on the left is for items in our Rare Book Collection, only.  To search for other books, please email us or stop in the store during business hours. 


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