Books Authors and Writing

Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out

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Books Authors and Writing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Join others across the country celebrating the freedom to read banned books! If you choose, the story you share will be recorded for inclusion in the Virtual Read-Out YouTube channel.

Book'em: Ghosts, Lovers, Fighters and More!

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Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 4, Computer & Technology Center

Looking for something new to read? Discover tools to help you find your next favorite book!

Stitch 'n' Share

Books Authors and Writing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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.

Gabriel García Márquez and Latin American Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tenth Mountain Room - Level 5

Discussion of "The President" by Miguel Angel Asturias.

Gabriel García Márquez and Latin American Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tenth Mountain Room - Level 5

Discussion of "Death in the Andes" by Mario Vargas Llosa.

Gabriel García Márquez and Latin American Book Club

Books Authors and Writing
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tenth Mountain Room - Level 5

Discussion of "The Kingdom of This World" by Alejo Carpentier.

Author Event: Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant, September 12

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

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.

Las Comadres & Friends Nationals Latino Book Club

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Books Authors and Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room - basement

Meeting every fourth Saturday of the month in the basement Community Room.
We welcome any book-lover interested in reading English-language works by Latina and Latino authors. For more information or to join the book club and view the books for upcoming months visit: http://lascomadres.com/latinolit/latino-book-club/portfolio/2014-book-month.
The September book selection is Take This Man: A Memoir by Brando Skyhorse.

Meet "Soldier Girls" Author Helen Thorpe: September 3

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Books Authors and Writing
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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.

Pre-event Online Chat with author Zachary Lazar

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Books Authors and Writing
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook

In anticipation of our author event with bestselling author Zachary Lazar, he'll be connecting with readers right on Facebook on Tuesday, September 9 before his event on Friday, September 12. Meet the author at our Fresh City Life facebook event and Zachary will answer any questions you have about his writing. Ask him about his story characters, his writing style or his writing habits. Everyone who participates in this fun question and answer session will be entered to win one of three signed copies of Zachary Lazar's latest novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant.

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