<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Books]]> <![CDATA[Bukowskis]]> Saturday, August 2: Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosts Boulder Story Builder, Boulder Center for Conscious Community, 1637 28th St., Boulder, 303-297- 1185 Lighthouse Writers Workshop will spend the weekend presenting an array of seminars, craft-talks and literary performances to help Boulder’s aspiring scribes class up their game.]]> <![CDATA[books]]> “Starchild” has faced the music. Paul Stanley, co-founder of KISS tells all in his new autobiography Face the Music: A Life Exposed,” in which he recounts highs and lows of the band’s incredible career. So read up before you meet the rock star in the flesh — he will be autographing copies purchased from the Tattered Cover in Denver on May 5.]]> <![CDATA[The evolution of Dan Savage]]> Through his sex column, “Savage Love,” Dan Savage has become one of the highest-profile gay figures in the country, a tireless and fearless advocate of a liberalized philosophy on sex and relationships.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of July 31, 2014]]> Nightingale’s Nest — by Nikki Loftin. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-447-2074..]]> <![CDATA[listen up!]]> Not only will the shop have over 50 free comics available, but Batman should be chilling in his Batmobile and a couple Storm Troopers if you’re lucky. Just don’t sit on their laps and ask for a jetpack, cause that’s a bit creepy.]]> <![CDATA[Sex Workers Unite, Melinda Chateauvert]]> Covering five decades of sex-worker activism, University of Maryland African American studies professor Melinda Chateauvert explores the idea that sex workers act as political organizers and are not just victims.]]> <![CDATA[books]]> ESPN columnist and CU graduate Kate Fagan had a big secret when she played for the CU women’s basketball team: she was gay. In her first book, The Reappearing Act, Fagan tells all about her highly personal identity struggle as a gay basketball player on a team full of born-again Christians in the homophobic world of sports.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of April 24, 2014]]> Bookstore & Cafe, 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495-3303..]]> <![CDATA[Bethy Love Light]]> Sample lyrics from Bethy Love Light’s “muzoetry,” which comes off as spoken word poetry over Hare Krishna-style beats: “Within the human body, which is a spaceship / a merkaba from a cosmic relationship / and life is a trip / and we like to sit / on...]]> <![CDATA[read this — Until They Have Faces]]> Until They Have Faces: Stories of Recovery, Resilience, and Redemption is a collection of profile essays about roughly 50 homeless people in Boulder County, complete with portrait photographs by Niwot photographer David Page.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of April 3, 2014]]> Living Poets Society Poetry Bookclub Meeting —.]]> <![CDATA[Stephen Wade — Roots music detective]]> Stephen Wade is a musician and speaker fascinated by the stories behind classic American folk songs, the kind covered by people like Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan.]]> <![CDATA[Baseball in the summer]]> Although the team is currently struggling just to hover near .500, not much in Colorado says %uFFFDsummer%uFFFD like the Rockies.]]> <![CDATA[‘Because I like them’]]> In grade school letters at the top of a piece of printer paper, 6-year-old Ronan carefully spells out the words “Boys” and “Girls.” Using the couch’s ottoman as his desk, he kneels on the floor near his mother, Eileen Kiernan-Johnson, who discusses her self-published children’s book in their Boulder home.]]> <![CDATA[Knight brings to light the real Five Percent ]]> The bad boy of Islam is all grown up — and he might be badder than ever. ]]> <![CDATA[Sherman Alexie, the performer]]> He doesn't quite match the hermetic, reserved image many poets and novelists are so quick to embrace. Aside from being an accomplished and prolific writer of poems, short stories and novels (he has published more than 20 collections of his work), Sherman Alexie is a performer.]]> <![CDATA[read]]> Eleven-time national sportswriter of the year, Rick Reilly will be reading from and signing his new book Tiger, Meet My Sister... And Other Things I Probably Shouldn’t Have Said, a collection of the best of his columns while working with ESPN for the last five years as a front page columnist.]]> <![CDATA[New children's book deals with domestic violence]]> In her day job as a detective in the Longmont Police’s domestic violence unit, Sara Pierce became familiar with children’s reactions to seeing one parent hit another. But she and other members of the Longmont Ending Violence Initiative (LEVI) realized that there wasn’t much available in the way of children’s books that deal with domestic violence. So Pierce wrote her own.]]> <![CDATA[Unmasking Anonymous]]> You may not have heard about the group Anonymous, but that doesn’t bother them. It wouldn’t stop them from taking down your website or accessing all of your personal information should they find you disagreeable.]]> <![CDATA[A year of poetry]]> One year ago, AJ (Andrew) Carrillo was there waiting for Innisfree Poetry to open its doors. He had watched the storefronts at 13th and Pennsylvania avenues rotate over the years while he studied humanities at the University of Colorado. When newspaper went over the windows and a sign said “coming soon” for a poetry store, he was ready for it, and when Innisfree Poetry opened on Dec. 10, 2010, he was the first customer.]]>