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History, Biography, & Politics Events
April 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Sherry Thompson and Jenny Thompson, daughters of Llewellyn E. Thompson, will discuss and sign  The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E Thompson, America's Man in Cold War Moscow   ($39.95 Johns Hopkins University Press). Against the sprawling backdrop of the Cold War,  The Kremlinologist  revisits some of the twentieth century's greatest conflicts as seen through the eyes of its hardest working diplomat, Llewellyn E Thompson.
Tuesday, April 3, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Ryan Holiday, the bestselling author of  Trust Me, I'm Lying   and  Ego Is the Enemy , will discuss and sign  Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue   ($28.00 Portfolio), a study in power, strategy, and one of the most wildly ambitious--and successful--secret plots in recent memory.
Thursday, April 5, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Kathleen Belew, Assistant Professor of U.S. History and the College at the University of Chicago, will discuss and sign her first book  Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America   ($29.95 Harvard University Press). This book gives us the first full history of the movement that consolidated in the 1970s and 1980s around a potent sense of betrayal in the Vietnam War and made tragic headlines in the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.
Sunday, April 8, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Author Michael Sullivan will discuss and sign  Not Our Day to Die: Testimony from the Guatemalan Jungle  ($19.95 Terra Nova Books). Sullivan flew among the jungle villages of Guatemala in the 1970s, before violence and destruction forced the people he had known to flee for their lives. When he learned of the terrible struggles for survival there, he returned to help, traveling to Guatemalan refugee camps in Mexico, to gather the stories that make up this book.
Sunday, April 15, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Juan Gonzalez, one of the country's best-known Latino journalists, will discuss and sign  Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's Tale of Two Cities   ($26.95 New Press). This book explores how Bill de Blasio's mayoral victory triggered a seismic shift in the nation's urban political landscape--and what it portends for our cities in the future.
Monday, April 23 , 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Author Brantley Hargrove will discuss and sign  The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras   ($26.00 Simon & Schuster), a tale of obsession and daring, a contest between humankind and nature's fiercest phenomenon, and the saga of the greatest storm chaser who ever lived.
Thursday, April 26 , 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Kirk W. Johnson, author of  To Be a Friend Is Fatal , will discuss and sign   The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century   ($27.00 Viking), a rollicking true crime adventure and a thought provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty.  The Feather Thief  follows the bizarre crime of  Edwin Rist, who stole hundreds of bird skins from the British Museum of Natural History in 2009.
Friday, April 27 , 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Leslie Carroll is the author of several works of historical nonfiction and women's fiction, including  Royal Romances . She will discuss and sign  American Princess: The Love Story of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry   ($16.99 William Morrow & Company), a behind-the-scenes look into the life of Meghan Markle and her romance with Prince Harry with exclusive insights for anyone obsessed with the Royal Family.
Tuesday, April 10, 12:30 pm, Aspen Grove

Join Active Minds for an examination of Buddhist origins, teachings, beliefs and practices.
Tuesday, April 24, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Join Active Minds to review Argentina's history, culture, current status, and future prospects.
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 2, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Wednesday, May 2, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Tuesday, May 15, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Thursday, May 24, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Tuesday, May 29, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Tuesday, May 29, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Wednesday, May 30, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

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An Excerpt From Deborah Levy's Upcoming Memoir

As Orson Welles told us, if we want a happy ending, it depends on where we stop the story. One January night I was eating coconut rice and fish in a bar on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Bill Cunningham Left Behind a Secret Memoir

The title is a reference to his early years ascending a fashion ladder invisible and disreputable to his stern Catholic family.

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