Tattered Cover presents...
Past, Present, Future
History, Memoir, & Biography Events
November 2018
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Bestselling author Reyna Grande, whose remarkable memoir  The Distance Between Us  has become required reading in schools across the country, will discuss and sign  A Dream Called Home   ($26.00 Atria Books). This is an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. Reyna will be joined by Lydia Gil, author of the bilingual children's books and professor at the University of Denver.
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Monday, November 5, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

John Forbes Kerry is a former Secretary of State and five-term US Senator. He will present and sign  Every Day Is Extra  ($35.00 Simon & Schuster).  Every Day Is Extra  shows Kerry for the dedicated, witty, and authentic man that he is, and provides forceful testimony for the importance of diplomacy and American leadership to address the increasingly complex challenges of a more globalized world.  Free registration available NOW!
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Monday, November 5, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Author Lori Leachman will discuss and sign her memoir  The King of Halloween and Miss Firecracker Queen: A Daughter's Tale of Family and Football  ($17.95 Morgan James Publishing). This book provides a look under the hood of one family's rise through the ranks of competitive football- from high school to college to professional coaching, and ultimately Super Bowl champion. 
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Adam Schefter, one of the most influential voices in football today, will discuss and sign  The Man I Never Met   ($26.99 St. Martin's Press), a powerful true story of loss and hope by one of the biggest names in sports media. This is a story of 9/11, but it's also the story of 9/12 and all the days after.
History Book Talk & Signing
Thursday, November 8, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Flint Whitlock, award-winning military historian and author, will discuss and sign  Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio  ($35.00 Da Capo Press), the first comprehensive account of the fighting at Anzio and the Alamo-like stand of American and British troops that turned defeat into a defensive victory.
History Book Talk & Signing
Sunday, November 11, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Magazine editor and author Jeffery B. Miller will discuss and sign  WWI Crusaders  ($24.95 Milbrown Press). This is the first book for general readers that tells in one volume the interlacing stories of German brutality, Belgian resistance, and the young Americans who went into German-occupied Belgium. 
Biography Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Timothy DeNevi is a writer whose work has appeared in  The Atlantic Time The Paris Review New York Magazine , and many more. He is also the nonfiction editor of  Literary Hub . He will discuss and sign  Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism   ($28.00 PublicAffairs).
Book Talk & Signing
Thursday, November 15, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Author Elly Lonon will discuss and sign  Amongst the Liberal Elite: The Road Trip Exploring Societal Inequities Solidified by Trump (RESIST)   ($19.95 PowerHouse Books). Based on the successful  McSweeney 's column,  Amongst the Liberal Elite  takes readers on a cross-country road trip with romantic partners Alex and Michael whose voices will resonate with fans of shows such as  Portlandia and  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
History Book Talk & Signing
Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Andrew Lawler is a contributing writer for  Science , a contributing editor for  Archaeology Magazine , and has written for  The New York Times The Washington Post National Geographic Smithsonian , and  Slate . Lawler will discuss and sign  The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke   ($29.95 Doubelday Books). 
Tuesday, November 13, 12:30 pm, Colfax Avenue

One hundred years after the end of WWI, join Active Minds for a look at how the agreements made at the end of "the Great War" have contributed to present day conflicts around the globe.
Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at our neighbor to the south including Mexican history and recent events.
Upcoming Events

Sunday, December 2, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Thursday, December 6, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Sunday, December 9, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Wednesday, December 11, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue, TICKETS

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

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Thursday, February 20, 2019, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Visit our web calendar to stay up to date on events!
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