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.
Paolo Bacigalupi.You know you've moved beyond cult status as an author when national magazines get all itchy over the upcoming publication of your new novel... a good half a year before it's scheduled to be released. Such is the excitement around The Drowned Cities , Paonia writer Paolo Bacig ... More >>
When local actor Royce Wood saw an announcement last week that Lev Grossman's fantasy novel The Magicians was in development to become a Fox television show, he knew he wanted to be a part of it. "How on earth do I get from here, Denver, Colorado, to you know, the top level casting agency in ... More >>
Lev Grossman conjures up a spellbinding book in The Magicians.
Lori MidsonOhmigod. That's Jason Sheehan in CROCS! So...if you haven't already heard about Jason Sheehan's new memoir, Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen, then your reading catalog clearly consists of titles that you should keep between yourself and your therapist. ... More >>
Lev Grossman is my new best friend. Who is Lev Grossman, you ask? Lev Grossman is the book critic for Time magazine. And in Time magazine, Lev Grossman (my new best friend) just wrote a killer review of my book, Cooking Dirty. Yeah, that Time magazine. And yeah, little ol' me and ... More >>