Tattered Cover presents...
Past, Present, Future
History, Memoir, & Biography Events
August 2018
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Friday, August 3, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Catlyn Ladd performed in gentleman's clubs for five years while pursuing an education and is now a college professor teaching philosophy, religion, and women's studies. She will discuss and sign  Strip: The Making of a Feminist  ($22.95 Changemakers Books), about her experiences and the anthropology of what it means to be a sex object in modern America.
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Sunday, August 5, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Denver author Jane Derrick will discuss and sign  See Jane Beat Cancer: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed   ($14.95 BridStar Press), a personal breast cancer journey which empowers survivors to take control of their cancer. 
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, August 7, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

When Maria Olsen turned 50, she had the distinct feeling that she was on the downward slope of her life. So when she turned 50, she set out to do 50 new things that were significant to her. She will discuss and sign  50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life   ($34.00 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers). The list spanned physical challenges, adventure travel, and lifestyle changes.
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Authors Lloyd Lewis and Corinne Joy Brown will discuss and sign  Why Not Them?  ($13.95 ARC Thrift), a story about how one man's love for his son born with Down Syndrome helped change the world for persons with disabilities. More than just a story of personal triumph, or trials of a father and his son born with Down Syndrome, this book is about the commitment to a dream, a community, and to advocacy for those in need.
Science Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Eugenia Bone, the critically acclaimed author of  Mycophilia , will discuss and sign  Microbia: A Journey Into the Unseen World Around You   ($25.99 Rodale Books), an approachable and highly personal look at our complex relationship with the microbial world. Bone enrolled at Columbia University to study Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology to learn more about microbes. Her stories about being a middle-aged mom in undergrad college life are hilarious, but more profoundly, she discovered the role of microbes in nature and illustrates their importance to the existence of everything.
Political Science Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Editor Nathaniel Popkin and artist Ganzeer will discuss and sign  Who Will Speak for America?   ($19.95 Temple University Press). This volume provides a collection of poems, stories, essays, and cartoons that wrestle with the meaning of America and American identity. The contributions confront a country beset by racial injustice, poverty, misogyny, and violence.
Political Science Book Talk & Signing
Saturday, August 11, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Alfredo Corchado, award-winning journalist and immigration expert, will discuss and sign  Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration   ($27.00 Bloomsbury Publishing). This book merges the political and the personal, telling the story of the last great Mexican migration through the eyes of four friends at a time when the Mexican population in the United States swelled from 700,000 people during the 1970s to more than 35 million people today.
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, August 21, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Adam Cayton-Holland went from a painfully sensitive kid growing up in Denver to a writer and performer with a burgeoning career in comedy. He will discuss and sign  Tragedy Plus Time: A Tragi-Comic Memoir   ($26.00 Touchstone Books), about his beautiful, funny, and heartbreaking relationship with his younger sister and the depression that took her life.  TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Aviation History Book Talk & Signing
Saturday, August 25, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Decorated fighter pilot and acclaimed aviation historian Dan Hampton will discuss and sign  Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It   ($28.99 William Morrow). 
Tuesday, August 14, 12:30 pm, Aspen Grove

Join Active Minds to explore this dichotomy as well as the ongoing challenges between the Hindu leadership and the Muslims in India and neighboring Pakistan.
Tuesday, August 28, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Join Active Minds to examine the rapid change in China's economic stature.
Upcoming Events

Friday, September 7, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Tuesday, September 11, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Thursday, September 13, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Friday, September 14, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Sunday, September 16, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Sunday, September 16, 2:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Thursday, September 20, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Monday, October 1, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Thursday, October 18, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue, TICKETS

Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Friday, October 26, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Monday, November 5, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Sunday, December 2, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

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