Helen Thorpe’s new book was reviewed in the Sunday, August 10, New York Times: “What Thorpe accomplishes in Soldier Girls is something far greater than describing the experiences of women in the military. The book is a solid chunk of American history — detailing the culture’s failings, resilience and progress.”
Tuesday September 2 at 7PM, Margaret Coel will read from and sign her new mystery, Night of the White Buffalo, the most recent book in her gritty series steeped in Native American culture. Tony Hillerman has called Coel “a master of her craft.” At The Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch, 9315 Dorchester St.
Special DCPA Molly Brown Event -Sept. 12, 6pm. For its new production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts worked with writer Dick Scanlan, who has refreshed Meredith Willson’s original 1960 musical to better reflect the life and character of Margaret Brown — a DWPC associate member (1899-1907). Meet with [read more]
Wednesday, 6:30 PM
Free and open to the public
These are “love” letters, but not between lovers, and this is a war story, but it’s not about battle—not exactly. Letters to Ann: The Korean War 1950-1951 (2013) is a series of humorous and heartwarming letters and drawings that a father sent to his four-year-old daughter while serving on the battlefields of South and North Korea.
MONDAY DINNER – members and guests only; reserve before noon Sept. 12.
Hilary DePolo, email@example.com
Why do we name a scholarship after Ruth Underhill? Find out when you meet the editors who completed her candid and insightful memoir, An Anthropologist’s Arrival, published 2014.
Sunday, 3-4:30 PM
Free and open to the public.
Page Lambert will lead a discussion about “deep mapping,” or going beyond the place and time of a story to weave in autobiography, archeology, stories, memories, folklore, traces, reportage, weather, interviews, natural history, science, and intuition. To deep map your story means to unearth, layer by layer, the memories held in the heart of the land where your story takes place.