Tattered Cover presents...
Past, Present, Future
History, Memoir, & Biography Events
October 2018
History Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Author Susan Schulten will discuss and sign  A History of America in 100 Maps   ($35.00 University of Chicago Press), in which she uses maps to explore five centuries of American history, from the voyages of European discovery to the digital age. With stunning visual clarity, this book showcases the power of cartography to illuminate and complicate our understanding of the past.
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, October 3, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Taylor Pendergrass, lawyer and activist, and Mateo Hoke, journalist and co-editor of  Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation , will discuss and sign  Six by Ten: Stories from Solitary   ($19.95 Haymarket Books), which examines the darkest hidden corners of America's mass incarceration culture and illustrates how solitary confinement inflicts lasting consequences on families and communities far beyond prison walls. They will be joined by Brian Nelson, who is featured in the book. Nelson was taken from solitary cell to solitary cell in prisons across Illinois for more than seven years. He now works as a paralegal at the Uptown People's Law Center in Chicago. 
History Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 pm, Aspen Grove

Tom Clavin, the  New York Times  bestselling author of  Dodge City   and  The Heart of Everything That Is , will discuss and sign  Valley Forge   ($30.00 Simon & Schuster), an inspiring, page-turning account of the Continental Army winter camp where George Washington turned the tide of the American Revolution.
History Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Author John Schuttler will discuss and sign  Liberated Spirits: Two Women Who Battled Over Prohibition   ($28.00 Berkley), a provocative new take on the women behind a perennially fascinating subject.  Liberated Spirits  describes how the fight to pass and later to repeal Prohibition was driven by women, as exemplified by two remarkable women in particular. 
History Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Liza Mundy is the  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Richer Sex  and  Michelle: A Biography . She has worked as a reporter at the  The Washington Post  and contributor to  The Atlantic TIME  magazine, and many more. She will discuss and sign  Code Girls: the Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II  ($16.99 Hachette Books).
History Book Talk & Signing
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Hampton Sides is an award-winning editor of  Outside  magazine and the author of the bestselling histories  In the Kingdom of Ice ,   Blood and Thunder , and  Ghost Soldiers . He will discuss and sign  On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle   ($30.00 Doubleday Books), a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War.
History Book Talk & Signing
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss and sign  Leadership: In Turbulent Times   ($30.00 Simon & Schuster). In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.  Tickets on sale now!
Biography Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, October 23, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Jane Leavy is an award-winning former sportswriter and feature writer for the  Washington Post . She is the author of the comic novel  Squeeze Play , which was called "the best novel ever written about baseball" by  Entertainment Weekly . Leavy will discuss and sign  The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created   ($32.50 Harper).
Memoir Book Talk & Signing
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Author Angie Cavallari will discuss and sign  Trailer Trash: An '80s Memoir   ($14.95 Retro Publishing LLC), about her childhood in the '80s growing up in trailer parks. In this book, Cavallari describes the negative connotations of the world "trailer park" and what it represents in the minds of most Americans.
History Book Talk & Signing
Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Author Tim Mohr will discuss and sign  Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall   ($28.95 Algonquin Books). Rollicking, cinematic, deeply researched, highly readable, and thrillingly topical,  Burning Down the Haus  brings to life the young men and women who successfully fought authoritarianism three chords at a time--and is a fiery testament to the irrepressible spirit of resistance.
Political Science Book Talk & Signing
Friday, October 26, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Eli Saslow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author, will discuss and sign  Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist   ($26.95 Doubleday Books), the powerful story of how a prominent white supremacist changed his heart and mind.
History Book Talk & Signing
Sunday, October 28, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

Arthur A. Hansen is an author, editor, and Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. He will discuss and sign  Nisei Naysayer: The Memoir of Militant Japanese American Journalist Jimmie Omura (Asian America)   ($29.95 Stanford University Press). Hansen will also discuss and sign  Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster (Nikkei in the Americas)   (University Press of Colorado).
Tuesday, October 9, 12:30 pm, Aspen Grove

Join Active Minds to dive into the world of bees and examine the factors that are affecting these important species.
Tuesday, October 23, 5:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

Join Active Minds for a review of aviation in the United States beginning with the story of the Wright Brothers and ending with a look at the airline industry today.
Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm, Historic LoDo

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

Sunday, November 11, 2:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

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

Saturday, November 17, 7:00 pm, Colfax Avenue

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

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

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

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

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

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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