<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Books]]> <![CDATA[The beauty in movement]]> Jennifer Buhl´s memoir, Shooting Stars, hits shelves April 1 and it chronicles the three years she spent snapping pictures of celebrities in Hollywood. Yes, she was a member of the dreaded paparazzi, and her book sheds light on a fascinating, and sometimes scintillating, world that most people know little about.]]> <![CDATA[Legal briefs and legal drama]]> Jeanne Winer and Rachel Stein share a common worldview. Adrenaline junkies as well as staunch feminists, they both grapple with “spiritual tantrums” in their compulsive pursuit of justice. ]]> <![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[Words | Week of April 3, 2014]]> Living Poets Society Poetry Bookclub Meeting —.]]> <![CDATA[Author]]> Author and review writer Colson Whitehead will be discussing racial tensions in contemporary literature, along with his own experience as an author. Whitehead has continued to attract awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, and was a New York Times bestseller for his book Zone One.]]> <![CDATA[Science fiction for the masses]]> “[Having worked] in [a] bookstore, I’ve known about this for a long time. There are some books that, once they become acceptable enough to the mainstream, they are no longer shelved in the science fiction, they’re shelved in the literature section, like [George] Orwell’s 1984,.]]> <![CDATA[Hands buried deep]]> The memoir chronicles Theall’s childhood in Texas and the struggles she went through with sexual abuse, spirituality, multiple sclerosis, family and her realization that she is gay.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of April 3, 2014]]> Living Poets Society Poetry Bookclub Meeting —.]]> <![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[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[Dead And Well-Read]]> So who is Harris, the writer behind this quirky vision of the future, in which vampires - not to mention werewolves, shape-shifters and other 'supes,' i.e., supernatural creatures - have 'come out of the coffin' and are struggling to live alongside humans?]]> <![CDATA[Book events | Week of Feb. 6]]> In Bed with Gore Vidal — by Tim Teeman. 10 a.m. The Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 E. Colfax Ave. Denver, 303-322-7727.]]> <![CDATA[Filling the gaps of experience]]> There must be something in the mountain air. More and more young writers are coming to Boulder from far-flung American locales, unlearning who they thought they were as artists and people, and then (usually) moving on, spreading the cool, creative calm of Colorado elsewhere.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of April 10,2014]]> Rocky Mountain Land Series with Michael SanClements — Plastic Purge..]]> <![CDATA[New York Times bestselling author comes to Boulder]]> Nights have always been a busy time for Justin Cronin. A self-described “champion sleepwalker” in his youth, he has since been bombarded by vivid dreams and an active imagination, something he shares with the characters (the possessed ones, that is) in his haunting New York Times Bestselling novel, The Passage.]]> <![CDATA[Erotic Whitman]]> I'll never forget meeting the poet Aimee Herman on my first day of classes at Naropa University in the winter of 2008, in a workshop led by Maureen Owen, who famously co-directed the St. Mark’s Poetry Project in late-’70s Manhattan.]]> <![CDATA[Through science, nature’s wonders]]> It is not the preferred style of Professor Richard Dawkins, the famed evolutionary biologist and militant atheist crusader who has tussled with everyone from Bill O’Reilly to Catholic cardinals, to preach to the choir.]]> <![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[Homero Aridjis on environmentalism in Mexico]]> It’s becoming more and more dangerous. … Every week, you read in the newspapers, that they killed the fisherman, they killed the peasants, they killed the indigenous persons, and you don’t know who.]]> <![CDATA[Crafting the craftsmen ]]> Everyone has a story — an inkling of a narrative that starts from a life experience, or an idea that has rooted in the imagination. The Boulder Writing Studio is the first local organization devoted to teaching the mechanics of storytelling in a community setting. ]]>