Tattered Cover presents...
Past, Present, Future
History, Politics, Memoir & Current Events
November 2017
Thursday, November 16, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Award-winning writer Helen Thorpe will discuss and sign  The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom  ($28.00 Scribner Book Company), a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school learn English and become Americans.  The Newcomers  follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout the course of the 2015-2016 school year as they land at South High School in Denver, Colorado.
Friday, November 17, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro will discuss and sign  The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable   ($25.95 New Press). For twenty-five years, DeLauro has been fighting for everyday Americans, earning a reputation as the most impassioned defender of our social safety net.  The Least Among Us  tells the story of a quarter century of deal-making on behalf of people too often overlooked, told by a woman as fearless as she is opinionated.

Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette will give opening remarks and introduce Congresswoman DeLauro.
Friday, November 17, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Historian Jeremi Suri will discuss and sign  The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office  ($32.00 Basic Books), a bold new history of the American presidency, arguing that the successful presidents of the past created unrealistic expectations for every president since JFK, with enormously problematic implications for American politics.

Monday, November 27, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Local historian Phil Goodstein, author of  The Ghosts of Denver  and  Denver Streets , will discuss and sign  The Story of Modern East Denver  ($24.95), which highlights both achievements and failures. Not only does it address the people who have lived nearby, but it is a balanced measure of what Colfax has been all about. Anybody interested in Denver history will want to read it.
Tuesday, November 28, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the world with some 500 million adherents. Join Active Minds for an examination of its origins, teachings, beliefs and practices. We will discuss the life and teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) and discuss the various types of Buddhism, including Zen Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, and others.
Tuesday, November 28, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, president and CEO of the Medical Group Management Association,   will discuss and sign  Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine   ($25.95 Disruption Books), a prescription to fix health care for everyone. In this highly engaging, thoroughly persuasive book, Dr. Fischer-Wright presents a unique prescription for fixing America's health care woes, based on her thirty years of experience as a physician and industry leader. 

Wednesday, November 29, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Author and historian Stan Moore will discuss and sign  Seesaw, How November '42 Shaped the Future  ($24.99 Adit & Stope), a fresh look at a watershed of the twentieth century. The five weeks from late October to early December saw campaigns, battles and developments which decisively turned World War II to the Allies' favor.  Moore takes an innovative look at the personalities and events that led to this critical period. 
Thursday, November 30, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

New York Times  reporter David Philipps will discuss and sign  Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang   ($27.95 W. W. Norton), which traces the rich history of wild horses in America and investigates the shocking dilemma they face in our own time.  Wild Horse Country  is a powerful blend of history and contemporary reporting that vividly reveals the majesty and plight of an American icon, while pointing a way forward that will preserve this icon for future generations.
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