<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Books]]> <![CDATA[Hello, Bali!]]> Flying to Bali this past September for a semester of for-credit study abroad, 24-year-old Naropa University student Jacqueline Tardie had no idea what to expect. A senior with dual majors in art and religion, Tardie didn't know the Bahasa Indonesia language or what she%uFFFDd be working on for her final required independent-study project.]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Sept. 4, 2014]]> 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495-3303..]]> <![CDATA[A story takes flight]]> Whenever the sisters had a problem, whether it be they were afraid of the dark or something had been broken, their grandmother would try to help solve those problems through Mother Eagle stories. A few of their favorite and most memorable childhood tales from their grandmother have become the basis for their new book.]]> <![CDATA[Local writer Ben Corbett discusses Hunter S. Thompson's legacy ]]> It has been more than four years since the literary powder keg known as Hunter S. Thompson exploded off this mortal coil with a defiant shotgun blast. He was a figure of great controversy who served as America’s national conscience during one of the most tumultuous periods in our country’s history, and he left behind an enormous collection of written material that will be studied and debated for generations to come.]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Oct. 15, 2015]]> Fifty Shades of Stories on Stage — presented by Stories on Stage..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Oct. 22, 2015]]> Stories with Spirits presents... Something Wicked!.]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Oct. 29, 2015]]> Don Miguel Ruiz — The Art of Life & Death..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Nov. 12, 2015]]> Dr. Joe Bassi — A Scientific Peak: How Boulder Became a World Center for Space and Atmospheric Science..]]> <![CDATA[Of adverbs and experimentation]]> Of course I liked Secrets & Lies, a collection of short fiction written by Josh Gross. I like Josh Gross. We dated in college, hated each other until I was in graduate school, and then became friends. And there’s enough of him in those pages for it to feel, after reading a story, as though I’ve just had a conversation with him.]]> <![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.]]> <![CDATA[Fifty shades of grey]]> “Someone said once that if you read a mystery book, even if it’s poorly written, you’ll keep reading because you want to find out what happened,” he says. “But for me, I stopped reading those kind of books because I got more interested in narrators, in unreliable, crazy narrators.]]> <![CDATA[101-word fiction contest]]> <![CDATA[A tale of two predators]]> In 1989, a jury found Brent Brents, then 18, guilty of raping two children. He spent the next 15 years in jail, and when he got out in July 2004, he went on a terrifying rampage, raping and assaulting dozens of men, women and children until his capture in February 2005.]]> <![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[Busting the Bailouts]]> I don't drive, but every time I bike or walk past a gas station I can't help reflecting on the fact that the price Americans pay for one gallon of gas is literally more than Exxon Mobil Corp. pays in taxes.]]>