Civic Center Eats will sport a very tasty addition today: DPL Connect, a tricked-out trike that peddles (and pedals) a collection of free books (tomes being purged from the collection) and also serves up a wi-fi hot spot. The book bike made its debut yesterday on the Garden Block of the 16th Street ... More >>
Sharr White's plays have been workshopped and mounted around the country over the years, and he has received several awards -- but it was The Other Place, his piece about a brilliant woman scientist's battle with dementia, that brought him to Broadway last year. Laurie Metcalf played the scientist, ... More >>
From Ernest Hemingway frequenting the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris to Allen Ginsberg and the beat poet's relationship to City Lights in San Francisco, authors have long had intimate collaborations with the stores that sell their books. My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Pla ... More >>
Steve Cogil opened the first Tattered Cover on the corner of East 2nd Avenue and Detroit Street in Cherry Creek in 1971. It was small -- less than a thousand square feet. Three years later, Joyce Meskis took the reins of the space. In the decades since that, the Cherry Creek space moved again ... More >>
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 >>
Full-sized comic below. Arvada Engenderall Real Name: Tomye Kelley; Occupation: Gender conflict counseler; Suburb of operation: Arvada; Hair: White; Eyes: Clear Suburban superhero skill: Arvada Engenderall possesses the conventional understanding of "assigned sex" genders, as well as a maste ... More >>
The first twist in best-selling Boulder mystery-writer Stephen White's latest page-turner? Police detective Sam Purdy, a fictional friend of White's top-dog psychologist/protagonist Alan Gregory, assumes the lead in The Siege (Dutton, $25.95), wending his way through the hallowed grounds of Y ... More >>
Get the skinny on The Thin Man. Okay, so the Looper and his bookworms wanted something "adventurous" for this year's One Book, One Denver. Like a mystery. So why not Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man? Hammett, after all, is the dean of the American hardboiled private eye novel. As his admirer Raym ... More >>
Will everyone in Boulder please get on the same page?
Mystery grows at local writers' gathering.
January 14 - 20, 1999