Calling all stitchers, knitters, embroiderers, crocheters; come one, come all! Enjoy the company of other crafters while sharing your most intriguing read of the month, from novels to poetry to magazine or newspaper articles. Limited materials and instructions will be provided but please bring your own project and be prepared to tell us about your favorite read. Light refreshments will be provided.
Calling all stitchers, knitters, embroiderers, crocheters! Enjoy the company of other crafters while sharing your most intriguing read of the month, whether it’s a novel, poetry, magazine or newspaper article. We will supply limited materials and instructions, but please bring your own project and come prepared to tell us about your favorite read. Light refreshments provided.
With his distinctive writing style and a clever sense for blending the lives of fictional characters into the stories of true life, Zachary Lazar is an author for the new century. Denver Public Library is thrilled to host Lazar for an exclusive reading and talk about his most recent novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, called 'brilliant' in the New York Times Book Review. Artfully blending the history of mobster, Meyer Lansky, with an eccentric cast of real and imagined characters, Lazar’s novel has been garnering fantastic reviews from readers and critics alike.
From Denver’s own award-winning “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) and “masterful” (Booklist) writer Helen Thorpe comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families. Join us for a reading and discussion with the author.