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Past, Present, Future
History, Politics, Memoir & Current Events
October 2017
Monday, October 2, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Author Kathryn Sermak will discuss and sign   Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis   ($27.00 Hachette Books), in which she tells the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years, a story fans have been waiting decades to hear. For ten years Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend.

Wednesday, October 4, 7:00 pm, Lindsay Auditorium, DU Campus

In collaboration with DU's Enrichment Program, author and journalist Mark Bowden will present  Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam  ($30.00 Atlantic Monthly Press), which focuses on war and examines each stage of a pivotal battle during the Tet Offensive, which changed the course of the Vietnam War.  Bowden will be joined in conversation by John Wear, a graduate of the  New Mexico Military Institute who participated in the month-long battle for the liberation of Hue City.  Tickets available now!
Saturday, October 7, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Actress and author Joyce Bulifant will discuss and sign her memoir  My Four Hollywood Husbands  (16.95 Street Smart). Bulifant has lived the "Hollywood life" for nearly seven decades, and through it, experienced what few outside the entertainment world can imagine. While following the path of her own successful career, Bulifant managed to navigate the choppy waters of an extended family of four marriages.
Monday, October 9, 7:00 pm, Historic Lodo

Biographer Melinda M. Ponder will discuss and sign  Katharine Lee Bates: From Sea to Shining Sea   ($17.95 Windy City Publishers). Drawing on extensive research in Bates family diaries, letters, and memoirs, Ponder brings Katharine to vivid life. You will find yourself rooting for the unlikely triumph of this complicated woman on her journeys from sea to shining sea.
Tuesday, October 10, 12:30 pm, Aspen Grove

With U.S. policy toward Cuba currently at a potential inflection point, join Active Minds for a past, present and future look at our communist neighbor to the south. We will cover Castro's revolution, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Guantanamo Bay and current implications of the change in U.S. policy.
Monday, October 16, 7:00 pm, Historic Lodo

David Osborne, the author of  Reinventing Government: How the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Transforming the Public Sector , will discuss and sign  Reinventing America's Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System  ($30.00 Bloomsbury), a biting analysis of the failure of America's public schools and a comprehensive plan for revitalizing American education.
Tuesday, October 24, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

In 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts an extraordinary series of events, combined with hysterical reactions, resulted in what is referred to as the Salem Witch Hunt. Join us as we seek to understand this astounding moment in our country's early history.
Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Author Deanne Stillman will discuss and sign  Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship Between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill   ($27.00 Simon & Schuster) told through their time in Cody's Wild West show in the 1880s. An iconic friendship tale like no other,  Blood Brothers is truly a timeless story of people from different cultures who crossed barriers to engage each other as human beings.
Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Julie Lythcott-Haims, bestselling author of  How to Raise an Adult , will discuss and sign her fearless memoir  Real American  ($27.00 Henry Holt & Co). In this book, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly evokes her personal battle with the low self-esteem that American racism routinely inflicts on people of color. 
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