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Remembering Karl Pohrt, the man behind Ann Arbor’s Shaman Drum

Late last week, Karl Pohrt, the driving force behind Ann Arbor’s historic Shaman Drum book shop, passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with thyroid cancer. Having been an admirer of his work over the years, I’d wanted to mention his passing on the site, and offer up a place for people […]

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Shaman Drum to close June 30

We’ve known it was coming for a while, but now we have a date. The last day to peruse the aisles of Ann Arbor’s beloved independent bookstore, Shaman Drum, will be June 30. I think I speak for a lot of folks when I say, it’s a damn shame, and our thoughts tonight are with […]

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