Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists ... More >>
Julie Golden is a novelist, political activist, stained glass artist and hula hoop hobbyist who lives in Boulder. She is also who has also triumphed over unimaginable hardships with tremendous grace and a renewed vigor for life, whose compassion is evident in everything she does. Her novel, ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book ... More >>
This is part two of Juliet Wittman's Q&A with Kelly Liken, chef/owner of Restaurant Kelly Liken. To read part one of that interview, click here. Kelly Liken Restaurant Kelly Liken 12 Vail Road, Vail 970-479-0175 Do you turn to food books or cookbooks? I read Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, V ... More >>
Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, covering everything from backyard chickens to front-lawn gardens, from greenhouses to co-ops and food-sharing. Chec ... More >>
If you were the person you'd always wanted to be, would you look like this? Suddenly, Lowell Boulevard is becoming a very hot restaurant street. First, of course, there was the much ballyhooed transformation of the old Billy's Inn at 4403 Lowell into the very cool, very hip Billy's Inn. In ... More >>
Kissing the Virgin's Mouth
Lisl Auman had met Matthaeus Jaehnig only that morning. By day's end, he and a cop were dead--and her life was over.
October 22 - 28. 1998
A BOXED SET WRONGHEADEDLY ATTEMPTS TO REHABILITATE THE LATTER-DAY ELVIS'S REPUTATION.