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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Local Jewboy Makes Good

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It’s always noteworthy when a local author makes Boulder proud by releasing a book that gains national attention. When that book sheds light on...

‘We’re all freaks, together’

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G. Willow Wilson has spent her life telling stories. She’s told her own in her graphic novel Cairo and memoir Butterfly Mosque. She’s chronicled...

‘Be wary of windows’

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"Young women, be wary of windows as you sit shuttling needle through a full white moon of cloth. ...” So opens the poem “The Fall” in a...

101-word fiction contest

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Boulder Weekly is launching its first annual fiction contest this spring...

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...