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Literary Calendar: Three Book Events in Denver, September 1-6

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Ready to replenish that book pile on your nightstand? Revisit a favorite mystery series, get inside the head of an autistic man or brush up on your Star Wars lore in anticipation of the December release of Star Wars: Episode VII at book signings this week in Denver.

Margaret Coel, The Man Who Fell from the Sky
Boulder Book Store
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 1
$5 voucher
Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue
7 p.m. Wednesday, September 2
Free

Mystery writer, Arapaho-Indian historian and native Coloradan Margaret Coel has penned nearly twenty Wind River Mysteries, all set on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, where Jesuit priest Father John O'Malley and Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden solve mysteries often loaded with Native-American characters and lore. In the nineteenth installment, The Man Who Fell from the Sky, they investigate the death of a man searching for Butch Cassidy’s treasure.
Eli Gottlieb, Best Boy
Boulder Book Store
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2
$5 voucher
Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue
7 p.m. Thursday, September 3
Free

Eli Gottlieb’s autistic protagonist, Todd Aaron, has spent most of his life as a model patient in the institutionalized society of the Payton Living Center. But that all changes when the appearance of a manipulative new roommate and a cruel employee in paradise set Todd off his meds and onto a new rebellious path.
Star Wars Celebration and Book Signing
Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue
2 p.m. Sunday, September 6

Any excuse to dress up like Yoda is all right with us, and the appearance of this new Star Wars trivia tome from picture-perfect DK Books fits the bill. Co-authors Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge will be on hand at the Tattered Cover Colfax to discuss the lushly illustrated, fact-filled Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, and the ensuing party will include a trivia contest and photo opportunities. May the Force be with you!

What's on the next page in Denver's literary world? Visit Westword's Literary Event listings for this week. 

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