Books

‘But you look so normal’

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Last year, Boulder native Isa Mazzei received her first screenwriting credit for the Netflix-produced movie Cam, a supernatural thriller about a webcam model who...

The truth about ‘On the Road’

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In his latest book, Gerald Nicosia has unlocked the dynamic of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, and not a moment too soon...

It sucks, and it will always suck

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In 2012, Adam Cayton-Holland was hitting his stride. After eight years of work building up cred on the comedy circuit, the Denver native got...

Books bound in yellow

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Through works of fantasy and what she calls “alt-history,” Longmont-based author Molly Tanzer pushes forgotten narratives to the forefront. With her novels Vermilion, The...

Charles Bukowski uncovered

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Absence of the Hero, Vol. 2, the latest book of uncollected Charles Bukowski writings, begins with “The Reason Behind Reason,” a poignant tale of a professional baseball player who has somewhat of a psychotic break while playing the outfield. In the middle of a game...

Book excerpt: ‘I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of...

In 2015, Baltimore had an uprising against police violence much like those occurring around the country this summer. When it happened, we were both...

Can ‘Woman of Light’ rewrite the Western mythology?

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Luz Lopez gazes into the tea cup, studying the leaves and “their soaking shapes.” The Platte River rushes at her back and all around,...

Local author R.L. Maizes mines the human condition in her charming...

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In a 2013 interview on Sirius XM, Anderson Cooper — the television personality and descendant of a line of shipping magnates, millionaire equestrians and...

Juliet Wittman on the intimate power of food

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Before I knew Juliet Wittman as a writer — as acclaimed theater critic, investigative journalist, food writing professor and author — I knew her...

What to do when there’s ‘nothing’ to do…

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If your organization is planning an event of any kind, please email Caitlin at crockett@boulderweekly.com.  EVENTS Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center presents: ‘If You Just Believe.’...

The evolution of Dan Savage

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It’s a funny story, how the wiseass gay theater kid at the video store became America’s most trusted and outspoken sex advocate...

A story about kids hunting giant robots in the desert

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Just four years ago I was sitting here sending off queries to publishers,” Zoe Hana Mikuta says from across the table at Trident Cafe.  Mikuta...