Literature

Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

CU Boulder professor Nathan Schneider reads at BookBar on September 14.
CU Boulder professor Nathan Schneider reads at BookBar on September 14. NathanSchneider.info

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Rocky Flats in Context
Saturday, September 15, 7 p.m.
Naropa University Performing Arts Center
2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder
Free
Join Naropa University’s Joanna Macy Center in welcoming writers, scientists, and community activists for this rare glimpse into the current saga of nuclear science, the determination to prevent nuclear war and protect life on earth – and locally, to prevent Rocky Flats from ever being open to the public. The event is called There Is No Refuge From Nuclear War or Nuclear Waste: Rocky Flats in Context. Find more details and register online.

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Scott Westerfield, Imposters
Sunday, September 16, 2 p.m.
Tattered Cover
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Free

Scott Westerfield, New York Times best-selling author of the YA series The Uglies comes to the Tattered Cover to read from and sign his newest novel, Imposters. The new book is the beginning of a new storyline in the same Uglies universe, so if you are a fan, jump on this dystopian bandwagon early.

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Teague Bohlen is a writer, novelist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver. His first novel, The Pull of the Earth, won the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction in 2007; his textbook The Snarktastic Guide to College Success came out in 2014. His new collection of flash fiction, Flatland, is available now.
Contact: Teague Bohlen