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David Sedaris is 60 and ready to look back – again

“I think I peaked in 1988, and it’s all downhill now. How awful, to decline this way. What makes young people young is that they see themselves going up, up, up. Not me, though. I’m old now.” –...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Denis Johnson, author of Jesus’ Son, dead at 67

NEW YORK – Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection Jesus’ Son, has died. He was 67. Johnson died Wednesday,...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Pine River Library to host ‘poet-in-residence’

“Poet-in-residence” Kathleen Willard, a Fort Collins poet, will offer two poetry programs June 10-11 at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Workshops to be held 1-3 p.m. will include:...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Book World: Ivanka’s tips is for some working women

The new book that Ivanka Trump has written, Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success, is trite and tedious. So focused on exhorting readers to define success on their own terms, it manages...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Narrow River, Wide Sky an impressive debut novel

Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester is an impressive debut. Her story is raw, truthful and unflinching. Her narrative flows back and forth in both time and place. Forrester’s sense of place...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Jann Wenner reflects on Rolling Stone at 50

NEW YORK – Fifty years after he launched an underground newspaper that changed music journalism and a great deal more, Jann S. Wenner finds Rolling Stone being showcased in a once-unthinkable...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Best-selling author Justin Cronin featured guest at Durango Public Library Literary Festival

The Durango Public Library has come to be known for the authors it brings in for its annual literary festival (Jennifer Weiner was here in 2016), and this year is no different. On Thursday,...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Jeff Kinney marks 10th anniversary of ‘Wimpy Kid’ series

NEW YORK – Jeff Kinney remembers when his goal was to write a book, one big book, for grown-ups. “I thought I’d write about a year in the life of a typical kid,” says the children’s author known to...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Celebrate Earth Day by reading about nature

Earth day was established in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson. After witnessing an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969, he wanted to encourage a public consciousness surrounding air and water...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Science at your fingertips

On last year’s Earth Day, the Paris Agreement was signed by the United States, China and many other countries from around the world. These countries signed this treaty agreeing to take steps to...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Writers group launches Cedar Moon literary journal

The Ignacio Writers Group is taking their writing to the next level, and they want you to help them celebrate. Friday (today) at the Ignacio Community Library , the group will be launching their...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

Jake Tapper achieves a childhood dream by drawing for the new book MAD About Trump

Jake Tapper remembers it well, the way certain childhood memories remain as indelible as the deepest India ink. It was the bicentennial year, when he was an impressionable 7-year-old, and staring...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Books

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