John WilliamsFor years this space has been the repository of staff rants about the weird selections made by the city's One Book, One Denver program -- most of which have little or nothing to do with Colorado and seem to be, at best, a nod toward oh-so-PC mediocrity. The worst offender may be ... More >>
The selection of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird for this year's "One Book, One Denver" city-wide book club program must have seemed like a safe bet politically. The book's long been entombed in the shrine of high literature, a staple among middle-school curricula everywhere. Plus, this ye ... More >>
One Book, One Denver makes a killer comeback.
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read," Scout, the young tomboy narrator, confides in To Kill a Mockingbird. "One does not love breathing." Now, To Kill a Mockingbird has been called on to breathe new life into One Book, One Denver, the program that promotes reading by havin ... More >>
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Paul Borrillo in To Kill a Mockingbird
A new staging of To Kill a Mockingbird holds its own.