Literature

Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

This is a midsummer week that's something of a Denver dream, filled with dogs, dining, literacy, the arts and sitting around in cool places talking about all of the above. Here are your five best literary bets over the next seven days.

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Sourcebooks Landmark
Andrea Bobotis, The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt
Tuesday, July 9, 7 p.m.
Tattered Cover
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Free

Local writer and Lighthouse instructor Andrea Bobotis launches her new novel, The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt, at Tattered Cover with a reading and signing. The book weaves the present with flashback moments of a fateful evening in 1929, illuminating the dark corners of a family’s past — secrets that can last a lifetime and beyond.

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St. Martin's Griffon
Mareya Ibraham, Eat Like You Give a Fork
Wednesday, July 10, 7 p.m.
Tattered Cover Aspen Grove
7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Free
Thursday, July 11, 7:30 p.m.
Boulder Book Store
1107 Pearl Street, Boulder
$5

Author and chef Mareya Ibrahim will speak about and sign her new book Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive in a pair of appearances. The book invites readers to remake their kitchens, tastbuds, bodies and energy levels with eighty honest, easy-to-understand and forking delicious recipes. The Tattered Cover event is free; tickets to the Boulder Book Store evening are $5, and good for $5 off any purchase that day.

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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