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Poetry Readings with Tina Carlson, Stella Reed, & Katherine DiBella Seluja

10/19/2019 - 7:00PM

Systemic Patriarchy, Misogyny, & the Marginalization of the Immigrant a Poetry Reading & Signing In the weeks and months that followed the Presidential election of 2016, poets Tina Carlson, Stella Reed, and Katherine DiBella Seluja felt the need for strong female voices that could speak in a universal way. They will discuss and sign We Are Meant to Carry Water ($25.00 3TaosPress). In this collaborative collection of poems, three distinct voices emerged--that of the...

Alexis Brink - The Art of Jin Shin

10/20/2019 - 2:00PM

The Japanese Practice of Healing with Your Fingertips, a Health Book Talk & Signing Alexis Brink is the president of Jin Shin Institute in New York City and has been a practitioner of the Art of Jin Shin since 1991. She will discuss and sign The Art of Jin Shin: The Japanese Practice of Healing with Your Fingertips ($19.99 Tiller Press). Balance your body, mind, and spirit with your own hands using this clear, step-by-step illustrated guide to the practice of the...

Scott Thomas - Violet

10/21/2019 - 7:00PM

A Mystery Book Talk & Signing Author Scott Thomas will discuss and sign Violet ($17.99 Inkshares). For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter. But for ten-year-old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother. Three decades later, loss returns--her husband is killed in a car accident and Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain. It's there that Kris and her eight-year-old daughter will make a stand against...

Jake Brennan - Disgraceland

10/21/2019 - 7:00PM

Musicians Getting Away with Murder and Behaving Very Badly, a Music History Book Talk & Signing Jake Brennan is a Boston-based musician who launched, Disgraceland, "a rock 'n' roll true crime podcast" in 2018 to great acclaim. He will discuss and sign Disgraceland: Musicians Getting Away with Murder and Behaving Very Badly ($28.00 Grand Central Publishing). This is an off-kilter, hysterical, and at times macabre book from the highly entertaining underbelly of...

Rick Crandall - The Dog Who Took Me Up a Mountain

10/21/2019 - 7:00PM

How Emme the Australian Terrier Changed My Life When I Needed It Most, an Animal Book Talk & Signing Rick Crandall is a writer, entreprenuer, an avid mountain climber, cyclist, and skier. He has documented his activities in blogs and print publications. Crandall will discuss and sign The Dog Who Took Me Up a Mountain: How Emme the Australian Terrier Changed My Life When I Needed It Most ($15.95 Health Communications). This is the uplifting story of two unlikely...

Active Minds Lecture: China's Human Rights Struggle

10/22/2019 - 12:30PM

Thirty years ago, China’s human rights issues were showcased to the world by the bloody crackdown on peaceful protesters in Tiananmen Square. Join Active Minds as we look at how modern China’s economic growth has often come at the expense of human rights. We will highlight the ways in which the Chinese has repressed political dissent, as well as ways in which ethnic minorities have been negatively impacted.  For information on Active Minds go to www.activeminds.com. PDF of the ...

Jill Tietjen & Barbara Bridges - Hollywood: Her Story

10/23/2019 - 7:00PM

An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies, a Film History Book Talk & Signing Jill Tietjen is the co-author of Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Barbara Bridges founded Women+Film, a program in partnership with the Denver Film Society. They will discuss and sign Hollywood: Her Story, an Illustrated History of Women and the Movies ($35.00 Lyons Press).  With more than 1200 women featured in the book, you will find the movie legends and...

W. Bruce Cameron - A Dog's Promise

10/24/2019 - 7:00PM

A Dog's Purpose #3, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! W. Bruce Cameron is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many books including A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Way Home, and A Dog's Journey, which are all now major motion pictures. Cameron will discuss and sign A Dog's Promise: A Novel (A Dog's Purpose #3) ($26.99 Forge Books). A Dog's Promise continues the story of Bailey,...

Lynn Price - Real Belonging

10/27/2019 - 2:00PM

Give Siblings Their Right to Reunite, a Parenting & Psychology Book Talk & Signing Lynn Price, author and founder of Camp to Belong, will discuss and sign Real Belonging: Give Siblings Their Right to Reunite ($19.95 Inkwater Press). In this book, Price tells her own story and weaves in lessons to benefit all youth and families involved in foster care, and even those that are not. Diving into the importance of the sibling bond in a child's life, Price ...

Brent Weeks - The Burning White

10/27/2019 - 2:00PM

  Lightbringer #5, a Fantasy Book Talk & Signing Brent Weeks, New York Times bestselling author, will discuss and sign The Burning White (Lightbringer #5) ($30.00 Orbit). In this stunning and long-awaited conclusion to the epic Lightbringer series, kingdoms clash as Kip must finally escape his family's shadow in order to protect the land and people he loves. As the White King springs his great trap, and the Chromeria itself is threatened by treason and siege, Kip...

Nancy Williams - Haunted Hotels of Southern Colorado

10/28/2019 - 7:00PM

  A Haunted Colorado History Book & Signing Author Nancy Williams will discuss and sign Haunted Hotels of Southern Colorado ($21.99 History Press). The footsteps of silver kings, grizzled miners and sleek saloon girls faded, but their dark shadows still whisper in the halls and glide silently down the stairs. In this Colorado history book, Williams revisits the unbridled revelry, scandalous romps and grand gala affairs that characterized the unique hotels where...

Jennifer Sparks - Slow Travel

10/28/2019 - 7:00PM

Escape the Grind and Explore the World, a Travel Book Talk & Signing Jennifer Sparks is a writer and slow travel expert who has traveled independently through nearly 50 countries on six continents. She will discuss and sign Slow Travel: Escape the Grind and Explore the World ($14.95 Morgan James Publishing). In this book, she provides readers with the simple tips, tools, and techniques to live their dream travel adventure at their own pace wherever they want in the...

Richard Estep - The Horrors of Fox Hollow Farm

10/29/2019 - 7:00PM

Unraveling the History & Hauntings of a Serial Killer's Home, a Book Talk & Signing Richard Estep cofounded Boulder County Paranormal Research Society (BCPRS) with his wife, Laura, in 1999. He is the author of more than a dozen books. Estep will discuss and sign The Horrors of Fox Hollow Farm: Unraveling the History & Hauntings of a Serial Killer's Home ($16.99 Llewellyn Publications).  Fox Hollow Farm is the infamous Indiana property where Herb Baumeister...

Lisa Brown Roberts - The Bookworm Crush

10/29/2019 - 7:00PM

Spinoff of The Replacement Crush, a Young Adult Book Talk & Signing Lisa Brown Roberts is the author of Spies, Lies, and Allies: A Love Story, The Replacement Crush, and many other books for teen readers. She will discuss and sign The Bookworm Crush ($9.99 Entangled: Teen), a spinoff of The Replacement Crush featuring Amy and Toff that is sure to melt your heart.  Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her...

Poetry Open Mic

10/29/2019 - 6:30PM

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to join us for a Poetry Open Mic. Come and read your own poetry, or read from one of your favorite published works. We’ll have a sign-up sheet with 5 minute time slots available at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot to read, or just come and enjoy an evening of diverse poetry! ABOUT THE EVENT

Denver7 Book Club

10/30/2019 - 7:00PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Join Tattered Cover Book Store and Denver7 Meteorologist Lisa Hidalgo for light refreshments and a lively discussion as Lisa’s monthly book pick becomes an exciting new book club! The Denver7 Book Club’s October pick is Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen. Pick up your copy of the book and mention the Denver7 Book Club for 20% off this title in any Metro Area Tattered Cover location, excluding DIA locations. The Denver7 Book Club is reserved for guests 21 and over...

Recommended Reading Book Talk

10/31/2019 - 6:00PM

  Join us at Tattered Cover Aspen Grove for a discussion on our favorite books! ABOUT THE EVENT

Halloween at the TC!

10/31/2019 - 9:00AM

Children are invited to come and Trick-or-Treat any Tattered Cover store on Halloween. But there'll be no need for tricks! We'll have lots of candy for the kiddos, and special ghostly Halloween bookmarks for every child in costume!  

Kenneth Carter - Buzz!

11/01/2019 - 7:00PM

Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies, a Book Talk & Signing Author Kenneth Carter will discuss and sign Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies ($19.95 Cambridge University Press). This book describes the world of the high sensation-seeking personality in a way that we can all understand. It explores the lifestyle, psychology, and neuroscience behind adrenaline junkies and daredevils. This tendency, or...

Judy Christie - Before and After

11/02/2019 - 2:00PM

The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society, a History Book Talk & Signing Judy Christie is an award-winning journalist and the author of eighteen books of both fiction and nonfiction. She will discuss and sign Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society ($26.00 Ballantine Books). These are the true stories of the victims of a notorious adoption...

Ryan Jacobson - Phillip Lindsay

11/02/2019 - 2:00PM

Rise of a Hometown Football Hero, a Middle Grade Sports Biography Book Talk & Signing Ryan Jacobson is an award-winning author who has written more than 50 titles--from comic books to "choose your path" adventures. He will discuss and sign Phillip Lindsay: Rise of a Hometown Football Hero ($12.95 Lake 7 Creative), the Inspiring biography of a Denver football star. Lindsay grew up in the Denver area, cheering on the state's beloved orange-and-blue football team. He...

Anne Price - The Raptors of North America

11/02/2019 - 2:00PM

A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls, an Animal Book Talk & Signing Author Anne Price will discuss and sign The Raptors of North America: A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls ($14.95 University of New Mexico Press), which provides a creative and educational overview of the majestic birds found throughout North America and encourages us to continue exploring the birds we find in our own backyards and beyond. Educators, children, and...

Ann Cleeves - The Long Call

11/03/2019 - 2:00PM

The Two Rivers Series #1, a Mystery Book Talk & Signing Ann Cleeves is the bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows. She will discuss and sign The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series #1) ($26.99 Minotaur Books), a spectacular new series, told with deep compassion and searing insight. In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the...

SOLD OUT: Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton - The Book of Gutsy Women

11/04/2019 - 7:00PM

  “If history shows one thing, it’s that the world needs more gutsy women.” – The Book of Gutsy Women TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WAIT LIST! Join Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton as they celebrate the women who have inspired them throughout their lives. The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience ($35.00 Simon & Schuster) is the first book that Secretary Clinton and Chelsea have written together, and they are...

Lora Cheadle - Flaunt!

11/05/2019 - 7:00PM

Drop Your Cover and Reveal Your Smart, Sexy & Spiritual Self, a Self-Help Book Talk & Signing A certified hypnotist, personal trainer, and yoga instructor, Lora Cheadle is also a popular writer for People House and Elephant Journal. She will discuss and sign Flaunt!: Drop Your Cover and Reveal Your Smart, Sexy & Spiritual Self ($15.95 New World Library).  Cheadle, who felt trapped in the successful lawyer persona she'd crafted, believes there is joy,...

Sam Carlino - Colorado's Carlino Brothers

11/06/2019 - 7:00PM

A Bootlegging Empire, a True Crime History Book Talk & Signing From 1922 to 1931, Pete and Sam Carlino controlled the flow of Prohibition alcohol from southern Colorado to Denver before their empire suffered a gruesome, bloody demise. Sam Carlino, Pete's grandson and author, will discuss and sign Colorado's Carlino Brothers: A Bootlegging Empire ($21.99 History Press). In this book, Carlino uncovers intimate photos and new revelations, including confirmation that Pete...

Janelle Shane - You Look Like a Thing and I Love You

11/06/2019 - 7:00PM

How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place, a Science Book Talk & Signing Janelle Shane has a PhD in engineering, a masters in physics, and, in her spare time, she experiments with training an AI to understand humans. Shane will discuss and sign You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place ($28.00 Voracious). This is a hilarious look under the hood of...

Pete Souza - Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

11/06/2019 - 7:00PM

  Updated With 60 New Pages, Including the Release of the Mueller Report: A visual presentation and Q&A CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Pete Souza - former Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and Director of the White House Photo Office - will give a dramatic visual presentation of exclusive photographs contained in his  #1 New York Times bestseller SHADE: A Tale of Two Presidents. SHADE tells the tale of the Obama and Trump years...

Gina Heumann - Love Never Quits

11/07/2019 - 7:00PM

  Surviving and Thriving After Infertility, Adoption, and Reactive Attachment Disorder, a Memoir Book Talk & Signing Author Gina Heumann will discuss and sign Love Never Quits: Surviving and Thriving After Infertility, Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder ($16.95 Madland Press). This is the true story of the hell one family lived through parenting a child with reactive attachment disorder, a severe diagnosis related to children who experienced early-...

Michael Scott Moore - The Desert and the Sea

11/07/2019 - 7:00PM

977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast, a Memoir Book Talk & Signing Michael Scott Moore, accomplished journalist and author of Sweetness and Blood, will discuss and sign The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast ($17.99 Harper Wave). This book is a riveting, thoughtful, and emotionally resonant exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival. The Desert and the Sea incorporates personal...

Marissa Meyer - Supernova

11/07/2019 - 7:00PM

Renegades #3, a Young Adult Book Talk & Signing CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Marissa Meyer is the author of the Lunar Chronicles, including Cinder which debuted on the New York Times bestseller list. She will discuss and sign Supernova (Renegades #3) ($19.99 Feiwel & Friends). The epic conclusion to the thrilling Renegades Trilogy finds Nova and Adrian struggling to keep their secret identities concealed while the battle...

Danica Favorite - His Christmas Redemption

11/08/2019 - 7:00PM

A Three Sisters Ranch Novel, A Romance Book Talk & Signing Local author Danica Favorite will discuss and sign His Christmas Redemption ($5.99 Love Inspires). Lance doesn't do Christmas...not after the tragic loss of his daughter or the painful divorce that followed. But when his ex-wife, Erin, is injured, he moves in temporarily to help her make the holidays perfect for her nephews. Amid all the merrymaking, Lance realizes he's falling for Erin again. After so much...

Book Battles Trivia Night - YA for Adults

11/08/2019 - 7:00PM

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Tattered Cover and Kales Korner are proud to present, Book Battles Trivia Night! In November, we are celebrating our love for the young adult genre. Celebrating the young at heart, all of our questions will be about YA books. Join us for an evening of team style trivia, prizes, and light refreshments. Trivia is reserved for customers 21 and older. ABOUT THE EVENT This event is ticketed. End time may vary.

Garth Stein - The Art of Racing in the Rain

11/09/2019 - 7:00PM

Family, Love, Loyalty, & Hope, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing Garth Stein is the acclaimed author of many books including Enzo Races in the Rain!, based on the New York Times bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain. Stein will discuss and sign The Art of Racing in the Rain ($16.99 Harper), which is now a major motion picture. This book is a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a...

Trish Porter Topmiller - King Here

11/09/2019 - 2:00PM

  Never Too Old, Too Rich, or Too Anything to Meet Jesus, a Spirituality Book Talk & Signing Author Trish Porter Topmiller will discuss and sign King Here: Never Too Old, Too Rich or Too Anything to Meet Jesus ($14.99 Morgan James Faith). In this book, Trish shares her father's inspiring, yet tragic life story--filled with adventure and color and unique escapades--to reveal God's plan for an old rich man who thought he had no need for God. Stepping back to...

Lisa Jewell - The Family Upstairs

11/10/2019 - 3:00PM

A Family's Dark Past & Buried Secrets, a Thriller Book Talk & Signing Lisa Jewell is the internationally bestselling author of 18 novels, including the New York Times bestseller Then She Was Gone. She will discuss and sign The Family Upstairs ($27.00 Atria Books), the can’t-look-away story of three entangled families living in a house with the darkest of secrets. Twenty-five years ago, police were called to 16 Cheyne Walk with reports of a baby...

Richard Louv - Our Wild Calling

11/11/2019 - 7:00PM

How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives--and Save Theirs, an Animal Book Talk & Signing Richard Louv is a journalist and the author of ten books, including Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle. He will discuss and sign Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives--and Save Theirs ($27.95 Algonquin Books). In this book, Louv redefines the future of human-animal coexistence. Our Wild Calling ...

Maurice Isserman - The Winter Army

11/11/2019 - 7:00PM

The World War II Odyssey of the 10th Mountain Division, America's Elite Alpine Warriors, a History Book Talk & Signing Maurice Isserman is the award-winning author of Fallen Giants, The Other America, and Cronkite's War. He will discuss and sign The Winter Army: The World War II Odyssey of the 10th Mountain Division, America's Elite Alpine Warriors ($28.00 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). This is the epic story of the elite soldiers who broke the last line of...

Active Minds Lecture: The Legacy of World War I: A Flawed Peace

11/12/2019 - 12:30PM

As we marked the hundred year anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles and the end of World War I, join Active Minds for a look at how the agreements made at the Paris Peace Conference after “the Great War” sowed the seeds of conflict soon thereafter, as well as to the present day. For information on Active Minds go to www.activeminds.com. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series  

John Domini - The Color Inside a Melon

11/13/2019 - 7:00PM

An Exploration of Race, Class, Moving On, & Making a Home, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing John Domini is a prolific author, critic, and essayist. He will discuss and sign The Color Inside a Melon ($16.95 Dzanc Books), which explores race and class, belonging and exclusion in one of the world's ancient cities, and delivers an unforgettable portrait of humanity's endless struggle between moving on and making a home. A disastrous earthquake has Naples reeling. While the...

Shannon Messenger - Legacy

11/13/2019 - 7:00PM

Keeper of the Lost Cities #8, a Middle Grade Book Talk & Signing CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Shannon Messenger is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the award-winning middle grade series, Keeper of the Lost Cities. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many different languages. She will present and sign Legacy (Keeper of the Lost Cities #8) ($21.99 Aladdin). In this book, illusions shatter...

H.W. Brands - Dreams of El Dorado

11/14/2019 - 7:00PM

A History of the American West, a Book Talk & Signing H. W. Brands is a New York Times bestselling author and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography for The First American and Traitor to His Class. He will discuss and sign Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West ($32.00 Basic Books). In Dreams of El Dorado, Brands takes us from John Jacob Astor's fur trading outpost in Oregon to the Texas Revolution, from the...

Derrick Belanger - Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Seven

11/14/2019 - 7:00PM

  A Collection of 7 New Novellas Featuring Sherlock Holmes, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing Derrick Belanger, author and contributor, will discuss and sign Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Seven ($14.95 Titan Books), a stunning collection of seven brand-new novellas featuring the redoubtable Sherlock Holmes and his chronicler Dr John Watson.  Marvel as the master detective attends a deadly séance that may prove a man's guilt, visits a dark carnival with an...

Lindy West - The Witches Are Coming

11/15/2019 - 7:00PM

A Funny & Thought-Provoking Cultural Critique, a Social Science Book Talk & Signing CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and her essays have appeared in Jezebel, Cosmopolitan, GQ, and on This American Life. She is the author of Shrill, a memoir, which is being adapted into a Hulu series starring Aidy Bryant. West will discuss and sign The Witches Are Coming ($27.00 Hachette Books). This is...

Book Club Happy Hour

11/15/2019 - 7:00PM

Join Tattered Cover as we discuss recommendations for your next book club read! ABOUT THE EVENT End time may vary.

Jamie Rife & Don Burnes - Journeys Out of Homelessness

11/17/2019 - 2:00PM

The Voices of Lived Experience, a Social Science Book Talk & Signing Authors Jamie Rife and Don Burnes will discuss and sign Journeys Out of Homelessness: The Voices of Lived Experience ($29.95 Lynne Riener Publishers). How do individuals move from being homeless to finding safe, stable, and secure places to live? Can we recreate the conditions that helped them most? Addressing these questions, Rife and Burnes start from the premise that the most...

Wendy Swallow - Searching for Nora

11/17/2019 - 2:00PM

After the Doll's House, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing Author Wendy Swallow will discuss and sign Searching for Nora: After the Doll's House ($16.99 Peavine Mountain Press), a historical fiction novel that tells a powerful tale of redemption, unfolding over four decades in the fjords of Norway and the unforgiving American frontier. At the end of Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, Nora Helmer walks away from her family and comfortable life. It's 1879 and she's...

Jeffrey Sterling - Unwanted Spy

11/18/2019 - 7:00PM

The Persecution of an American Whistleblower, a Political Science Book Talk & Signing Jeffrey Sterling is a lawyer and former CIA case officer who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act and was in federal prison in Colorado. He will discuss and sign Unwanted Spy: The Persecution of an American Whistleblower ($28.00 Bold Type Books), the story of his fight for justice and equality in the country he loves. Sterling courageously blew the whistle to Senate...

Erik Asphaug - When the Earth Had Two Moons

11/18/2019 - 7:00PM

Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky, a Science Book Talk & Signing Erik Asphaug is an author, esteemed planetary geologist, and professor of planetary science. He will discuss and sign When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky ($28.99 Custom House), an astonishing exploration of planet formation and the origins of life. ...

Beyond Book Club: Recommended Reading Book Talk

11/21/2019 - 6:00PM

  Join us at Tattered Cover Aspen Grove for a discussion on our favorite books! ABOUT THE EVENT

Alec Karakatsanis - Usual Cruelty

11/22/2019 - 7:00PM

The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System, a Law Book Talk & Signing Alec Karakatsanis is an award-winning civil rights lawyer and the founder of the Civil Rights Corps, an organization designed to advocate for racial justice. Karakatsanis will discuss and sign Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System ($24.99 New Press). This book is a profound challenge to our society's normalization of the caging of human...

Sid Balman Jr. - Seventh Flag

11/23/2019 - 2:00PM

A Fiction Book Talk & Signing Author Sid Balman Jr. will discuss and sign The Seventh Flag ($16.95 Sparkpress), a Micheneresque parable that traces the arc of radicalization in modern Western Civilization--reaffirming what it means to be an American in a dangerously divided nation. The U.S. and Europe have unraveled since World War II and radicalism has metastasized into every community, tearing away the decency, optimism, and security that shaped those robust democracies...

Mystery Writers Tell All

11/23/2019 - 2:00PM

An Evening with Margaret Mizushima, Jennifer Kincheloe, Scott Graham, Cynthia Kuhn, & Nora Page, Mystery Book Talks & Signings Margaret Mizushima will discuss and sign Tracking Game: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery ($26.99 Crooked Lane Books). Two brutal murders, a menacing band of poachers, and a fearsome creature on the loose in the mountains plunge Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo into a sinister vortex. Jennifer Kincheloe will discuss and...

Tricia Lott Williford - Just. You. Wait.

11/23/2019 - 2:00PM

Patience, Contentment, and Hope for the Everyday, a Spirituality Book Talk & Signing Author Tricia Lott Williford will discuss and sign Just. You. Wait.: Patience, Contentment, and Hope for the Everyday ($15.99 NavPress Publishing Group). In this book, she discusses the joy hidden in the discipline of waiting, and the practices of believing God is for you and working on your behalf, even when the work of His hand is hard to find. You don't have to like waiting. But you...

Alexandra Gove - Dwell, Gather, Be: Design for Moments

11/24/2019 - 2:00PM

What Makes a Home a Happy One?, a Book Talk & Signing Alexandra Gove is the owner of Hygge Life, a lifestyle brand and Scandinavian-inspired home décor shop just west of Vail, Colorado. She will discuss and sign Dwell, Gather, Be: Design for Moments ($35.00 Blue Star Press). In a world where perfectly designed homes are encountered at every turn, Dwell, Gather, Be goes deeper, exploring how thoughtful, intentional home design can cultivate meaningful...

Keena Roberts - Wild Life

11/25/2019 - 7:00PM

Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs, a Memoir Book Talk & Signing Author Keena Roberts will discuss and sign Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs ($28.00 Grand Central Publishing). In this funny and tender memoir, Africa bleeds into America and vice versa, each culture amplifying the other. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, Wild Life is ultimately the story of a daring but sensitive young girl desperately trying...

Poetry Open Mic

11/26/2019 - 6:30PM

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to join us for a Poetry Open Mic. Come and read your own poetry, or read from one of your favorite published works. We’ll have a sign-up sheet with 5 minute time slots available at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot to read, or just come and enjoy an evening of diverse poetry! ABOUT THE EVENT

Active Minds Lecture: Climate Change

11/26/2019 - 5:00PM

Scientists are predicting a global average temperature increase of 2.5 to 10 degrees over the next century. Likely impacts include more droughts and heatwaves as well as stronger and more frequent hurricanes. Sea levels are predicted to rise 1-4 feet by 2100, submerging vast areas of land. Join Active Minds as we examine the predictions and the politics given the US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. For information on Active Minds go to www.activeminds.com. PDF of the Active...

Denver7 Book Club

11/27/2019 - 7:00PM

STAY TUNED FOR REGISTRATION! Join Tattered Cover Book Store and Denver7 Meteorologist Lisa Hidalgo for light refreshments and a lively discussion as Lisa’s monthly book pick becomes an exciting new book club! The Denver7 Book Club’s November pick is Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Pick up your copy of the book and mention the Denver7 Book Club for 20% off this title in any Metro Area Tattered Cover location, excluding DIA locations. The Denver7 Book Club is reserved for guests 21 and...

Tattered Cover Film Series - Les Diaboliques

12/01/2019 - 1:00PM

Join the Tattered Cover Book Store, UCD's College of Arts & Media, KUNC 91.5, and the Sie FilmCenter (in the Lowenstein CulturePlex, next door to the Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue) for an exploration of the world of classic movies, hosted by film critic Howie Movshovitz. All programs begin at 1:00 pm. Tickets are $1.00, and are available one hour before the screening from the box office. Parking is available in the parking lot off of Elizabeth or Columbine Streets. This month we’ll see the...

JP Gritton - Wyoming

12/02/2019 - 7:00PM

A Story of Redemption & Self Acceptance, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing Author JP Gritton will discuss and sign Wyoming ($15.99 Tin House). A cross between Daniel Woodrell and Annie Proulx, Wyoming is about the stubborn grip of inertia and whether or not it is possible to live without accepting oneself. It’s 1988 and Shelley Cooper is in trouble. He’s broke, he’s been fired, and his ex-wife has left him. The only opportunity on his horizon is fifty pounds of his...

Active Minds Lecture: Zimbabwe

12/03/2019 - 5:00PM

   On November 15th, 2017, the then President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was removed from power via a military coup. Current President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces a challenging transition following a leader who was both oppressive and beloved by many. Join Active Minds as we review Zimbabwe’s history as a former British Colony, the nominally independent country of Rhodesia, and a 15 year civil war involving complicated race relations. We will also cover where the country may be heading...

Tattered Tales Storytime: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/05/2019 - 10:30AM

  Join us for a special Tattered Tales Storytime featuring the Grinch from Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This is a themed storytime with a Grinch craft and snacks. The Grinch will make a special appearance. Parents, bring your cameras!  

Tattered Tales Storytime: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/07/2019 - 10:30AM

  Join us for a special Tattered Tales Storytime featuring the Grinch from Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This is a themed storytime with a Grinch craft and snacks. The Grinch will make a special appearance. Parents, bring your cameras!  

SOLD OUT: Ree Drummond - The Pioneer Woman Cooks

12/07/2019 - 10:00AM

The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating, a Cookbook Signing THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Ree Drummond, #1 New York Times bestselling author, will sign The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating ($29.99 William Morrow Cookbooks). In this glorious full-color cookbook, Drummond cooks up exciting new favorites from her life on the ranch that showcases home cooking at its most delicious...

Adrienne Brodeur - Wild Game

12/07/2019 - 2:00PM

  My Mother, Her Lover, and Me, a Memoir Book Talk & Signing Adrienne Brodeur is the co-founder, along with Francis Ford Coppola, of the fiction magazine Zoetrope: All-Story, a former editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and the current Executive Director of Aspen Words, a program of the Aspen Institute. She will discuss and sign Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me ($27.00 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a timeless memoir about how the people close to...

Active Minds Lecture: Railroads

12/10/2019 - 12:30PM

   This year marks the 150 year anniversary of the “Golden Spike” that completed the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Join Active Minds as we review the rich history of railroads in the United States. We will explore the role they played in building a young country as well as the industry titans that emerged to build and control them. We will bring the story all the way up to the present, discussing current freight and passenger train issues and opportunities....

Tattered Tales Storytime: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/10/2019 - 10:30AM

  Join us for a special Tattered Tales Storytime featuring the Grinch from Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This is a themed storytime with a Grinch craft and snacks. The Grinch will make a special appearance. Parents, bring your cameras!  

Jan Brett - The Tale of the Tiger Slippers

12/12/2019 - 5:30PM

A Reimagining of a Powerful Middle Eastern Folk Tale, a Picture Book Talk & Signing CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS! Jan Brett is the beloved bestselling author and artist of many books for children including The Mitten, The Hat, and The Mermaid. Brett will discuss and sign The Tale of the Tiger Slippers ($18.99 Putnam Books for Young Readers), which reimagines a powerful Middle Eastern folk tale that celebrates hard work and appreciating your roots. Set in India, this...

21st Annual Holiday Reading with Jamie Horton

12/16/2019 - 7:00PM

  Celebrate the Season With Stories, Hot Cider and Hot Cocoa, & Holiday Cookies Jamie Horton, acclaimed actor, director, and writer, will once again join us for a very special holiday event. We'll celebrate the spirit of the holidays with cider, hot chocolate and cookies as Jamie reads from several holiday classics. While this event is free, guests are encouraged to help us celebrate the spirit of giving this holiday season by bringing a new or gently used book as a donation...

Recommended Reading Book Talk

12/26/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us at Tattered Cover Aspen Grove for a discussion on our favorite books! ABOUT THE EVENT

Poetry Open Mic

12/31/2019 - 6:30PM

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to join us for a Poetry Open Mic. Come and read your own poetry, or read from one of your favorite published works. We’ll have a sign-up sheet with 5 minute time slots available at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot to read, or just come and enjoy an evening of diverse poetry! ABOUT THE EVENT

Sandra Dallas - Westering Women

01/07/2020 - 7:00PM

A Celebration of Sisterhood on the Perilous Overland Trail, a Book Talk & Signing Sandra Dallas is the bestselling local author of multiple novels including Prayers for Sale. She will discuss and sign Westering Women ($26.99 St. Martin's Press), a historical fiction novel and inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail.  It's 1852 and Maggie sees postings soliciting "eligible women" to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown. So she...

K. B. Wagers - Down Among the Dead

01/09/2020 - 7:00PM

The Farian War #2, a Science Fiction Book Talk & Signing K.B. Wagers is the local author of the Indranan War and Farian War trilogies. They will discuss and sign Down Among the Dead (The Farian War #2) ($16.99 Orbit). Gunrunner empress Hail Bristol must navigate alien politics and deadly plots to prevent an interspecies war in this second novel in the Farian War space opera trilogy.  In a surprise attack, Hail Bristol is captured by the Shen--the most...

Lily Williams - Go With the Flow

01/14/2020 - 7:00PM

Friendship & Female Empowerment, a YA Graphic Novel Book Talk & Signing Lily Williams is the author and illustrator of If Sharks Disappeared, If Polar Bears Disappeared, and If Elephants Disappeared. She will discuss and sign Go with the Flow ($14.99 First Second). In this graphic novel, high school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues. Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up. Hazelton...

Active Minds Lecture: Ukraine

01/14/2020 - 12:30PM

Seventy years of Soviet control of Ukraine ended in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union. During that time Ukraine suffered extensive famines, deportation of its citizens, and repopulation of its country by ethnic Russians. After independence, Ukraine aligned more with the west, resulting in escalating tension between ethnic Russians and Ukrainians. In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea region of Ukraine, fueling an ongoing low-level civil war fed by Russian influence. This past April...

Dana Fisher - American Resistance

01/15/2020 - 7:00PM

From the Women’s March to the Blue Wave, a Political Science Book Talk & Signing Dana Fisher, author and professor, will discuss and sign American Resistance: From the Women's March to the Blue Wave ($26.00 Columbia University Press). This book traces activists from the streets back to the communities and congressional districts around the country where they live, work, and vote. Using innovative survey data and interviews with key players, Fisher analyzes how...

Rabbi Michael Lerner - Revolutionary Love

01/15/2020 - 7:00PM

A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World, a Political Science Book Talk & Signing Social theorist and psychotherapist Rabbi Michael Lerner will discuss and sign Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World ($24.95 University of California Press). This book proposes a method to replace what Lerner terms the “capitalist globalization of selfishness” with a globalization of generosity, prophetic empathy, and environmental sanity....

Scott Ortman - Painted Reflections

01/24/2020 - 7:00PM

Isomeric Design in Ancestral Pueblo Pottery, an Art Book Talk & Signing Scott Ortman, author and contributor, will discuss and sign Painted Reflections : Isomeric Design in Ancestral Pueblo Pottery ($37.50 Museum of New Mexico Press). This book examines design in Ancestral Pueblo pottery from various museum collections in the Southwest. The concept of isomeric design is based on an analogy with isomers in chemistry, which refers to compounds that are chemically identical but...

Dr. Kelly Neff - Sex Positive

01/25/2020 - 2:00PM

Redefining Our Attitudes to Love & Sex, a Psychology Book Talk & Signing Dr. Kelly Neff is a social psychologist, professor, futurist, radio personality, and author. She will discuss and sign Sex Positive: Redefining Our Attitudes to Love & Sex ($18.95 Watkins Publishing). In this book, Dr. Neff addresses the rise of non-monogamous relationships, the pitfalls of online dating, gender fluidity, female orgasm, and robotic sex partners among many other issues...

Marc Graham - Runes for Writers & Son of the Sea, Daughter of the Sun

01/25/2020 - 2:00PM

A Historical Fiction Novel & Writing Guide Book Talk & Signing Author Marc Graham will discuss and sign two of his books Runes for Writers: Boost Your Creativity and Destroy Writer’s Block ($12.95 Erulian Press) and Son of the Sea, Daughter of the Sun ($18.95 Blank Slate Press). The ancient system in Runes for Writers helps storytellers access the realm of ideas and the world of the Muses. By integrating left- and right-brain activity, you can open...

Cynthia Morris - The Busy Woman’s Guide to Writing a World-Changing Book

01/27/2020 - 7:00PM

Best Practices & Tips for Writing Your Book, a Business Book Talk & Signing Cynthia Morris has been coaching writers, artists and entrepreneurs since 1999. She has helped thousands of people get beyond their fears and excuses to write their stories. Now, she's put her best practices into a book designed to help busy women focus, follow through, and finish writing their non-fiction books. Morris will discuss and sign The Busy Woman's Guide to Writing a World-Changing Book ($...

Active Minds Lecture: Brazil

01/28/2020 - 5:00PM

The early 2000s was a time of immense optimism and growth in Brazil under the leadership of Presidents Luiz Inácio da Silva and his successor Dilma Rousseff, both of the Brazilian Workers Party. Corruption scandals, however, led to the impeachment of Rousseff in 2016 and the imprisonment of Lula in 2018. In January 2019, Jair Bolsonaro became President of Brazil, marking a significant shift to the right in Brazilian politics. Join Active Minds as we explore Brazil’s bumpy political ride and...

Jeanine Cummins - American Dirt

02/02/2020 - 7:00PM

  A Mother & Son on the Run, a New American Classic, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing STAY TUNED FOR TICKET INFO! Jeanine Cummins is the author of the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven, as well as the novels The Outside Boy and The Crooked Branch. She will discuss and sign American Dirt ($26.99 Flatiron). Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic," American Dirt...

Elena Schwolsky - Waking in Havana

02/03/2020 - 7:00PM

A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba, a Book Talk & Signing In 1972, Elena Schwolsky made a decision that changed her life: she joined hundreds of other young Americans on a work brigade in Cuba. Twenty years later, she is drawn back to this forbidden island, yearning to move out of grief following the death of her husband from AIDS and feeling burned out after spending ten years as a nurse on the frontlines of the epidemic. Schwolsky will discuss and sign Waking in Havana: A...

Jim Tilley - Against the Wind

02/09/2020 - 2:00PM

A Story About the Interwoven Relationships Between Six People, a Fiction Book Talk & Signing Author Jim Tilley will discuss and sign Against the Wind ($16.95 Red Hen Press), an elegantly written story of relationships involving six principal characters, whose lives braid together after a chance reunion among three of them. An environmental lawyer is forced to take himself to task when he realizes that everything about his work has betrayed his core beliefs. A high school...

Active Minds Lecture: Kashmir

02/11/2020 - 12:30PM

Since the formation of India and Pakistan in 1947, both countries have fought over the region known as Kashmir. Containing a Muslim majority, but ruled by Hindu dominated India, Kashmir has been the trigger of two separate wars between India and Pakistan, and even drawn China into the conflict. Add to the mix, the nuclear arsenal of both countries and it’s not difficult to see the potential flashpoint that Kashmir represents in the region. Join Active Minds as we explore Kashmir and seek to...

Active Minds Lecture: Chicago: Biography of a City

02/25/2020 - 5:00PM

Join Active Minds for the story of the Windy City. We will begin with the French explorers, missionaries, fur traders and Native Americans that inhabited the region in the early 1800s. We will cover the Great Chicago Fire and how it impacted the development of the city. And as we bring things all the way up to the present, we’ll cover the politics, crime, food, culture, and architecture of the “City of Broad Shoulders.” It’s the next best thing to being there!  For information on Active...

Laura McKowen - We Are the Luckiest

03/05/2020 - 7:00PM

The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life, a Psychology Book Talk & Signing Laura McKowen is a well-known writer on addiction who now leads sold-out retreats on sobriety and is a celebrated yoga instructor. She will discuss and sign We Are the Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life ($25.95 New World Library). Here, in straight-talking chapters filled with personal stories, McKowen addresses issues such as facing facts, the question of AA, and other people's...

Jason Henderson - Quest for the Nautilus

03/10/2020 - 7:00PM

Young Captain Nemo #2, a Middle Grade Book Talk & Signing Jason Henderson is the local author of the Young Captain Nemo middle grade series and the Alex Van Helsing young adult series. He also writes for games and comics. Henderson will discuss and sign Quest for the Nautilus: Young Captain Nemo ($16.99 Feiwel & Friends). Armed with his wits, his friends, and his Nemotech submarine, Gabriel Nemo--a 12-year-old descendant of Jules Verne’s famous antihero,...

Jennifer Tyler Lee - Half the Sugar, All the Love

03/14/2020 - 2:00PM

100 Easy, Low-Sugar Recipes for Every Meal of the Day, a Cookbook Talk & Signing Jennifer Tyler Lee is an award-winning author, game creator, self-trained home cook, and healthy eating advocate. She will discuss and sign Half the Sugar, All the Love: 100 Easy, Low-Sugar Recipes for Every Meal of the Day ($22.95 Workman Publishing Company). This is an eye-opening education, an action plan, and a cookbook all in one. It shows us how to shop smartly to avoid hidden...

Gene Luen Yang - Dragon Hoops

03/15/2020 - 4:00PM

The Story of a High School Basketball Team, a Young Adult Book Talk & Signing Gene Luen Yang is the author and illustrator of several books for young readers including the award-winning American Born Chinese. He will discuss and sign Dragon Hoops ($21.99 First Second), which turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.  Gene doesn’t get sports. But at the high school where he now teaches, basketball is all...

Rick McIntyre - The Rise of Wolf 8

04/30/2020 - 7:00PM

Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog, an Animal Book Talk & Signing Rick McIntyre has worked with the National Park Service for more than fifty years and has recorded more sightings of wild wolves than any other person. He will discuss and sign The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog ($26.95 Greystone Books), the astonishing true story of one of the first wolves to roam Yellowstone in more than 60 years and the first book in The...

Randi Samuelson-Brown - The Bad Old Days of Colorado

05/07/2020 - 7:00PM

Untold Stories of the Wild West, a Colorado History Book Talk & Signing Randi Samuelson-Brown is the local author of The Beaten Territory, an award-nominated historical fiction set in Denver and Leadville during the 1890s. She will discuss and sign The Bad Old Days of Colorado: Untold Stories of the Wild West ($19.95 Two Dot Books), which celebrates the state's glorious and rowdy past. These pages recount the tales of people who came West seeking fortune and...

Tamara Jacobi - Wildpreneurs

06/09/2020 - 7:00PM

A Practical Guide to Pursuring Your Passion as a Business, a Book Talk & Signing Author Tamara Jacobi will discuss and sign Wildpreneurs: A Practical Guide to Pursuing Your Passion as a Business ($27.99 HarperCollins Leadership). For the rising number of free spirits seeking inspiration to leave their safe but soul-crushing day jobs and chase their dreams, wildpreneur Tamara Jacobi shares her insights to inspire and prepare them to successfully take the leap. ABOUT THE...

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