Raphael Reviews "Detroit City Is The Place To Be" By Melissa Benmark • Aug 16, 2013 TweetShareGoogle+Email WKAR's book reviewer Lev Raphael has been reading a non-fiction book about Detroit that actually focuses on what’s positive about the city. He spoke with Melissa Benmark. Lev Raphael. Credit Joan Young Listen Listening... / An interview with Lev Raphael. The book is "Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis Hardcover" by Mark Binelli. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.