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A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.

"Piecing together the history of the Gold King Mine was especially interesting, because it hadn’t really been done before," Jonathan Thompson said

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SunLit interview: A Colorado investment adviser’s clients asked him what book he’d recommend. So he wrote it.

Chad Gordon's "Wealth by Virtue" acknowledges the "numbers" world and the "real" world -- and offers financial guidance for both

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Research for “Soul Food” led author to tales of African-Americans at work on White House cuisine

Adrian Miller found that while African American chefs cooked for every president, their stories remained largely untold

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SunLit interview: Environmental crisis, devastating violent acts of a shared history propelled poet Camille Dungy

The CSU professor's collection "Trophic Cascade" explores "the overlap between the human world and the greater than human world"

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SunLit interview: She finished her autobiography on her 75th birthday, thanks to her husband’s “bucket list”

Author Joan C. Lieberman tells the wrenching story of growing up with a mother who had paranoid schizophrenia. She couldn't bring herself to re-read her first draft describing the time her mother tried to kill her.

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SunLit: Author drew inspiration for novel from dream flirtation, real-life bone cancer battle

It took 10 years, and a lot of "cry-typing," for Sara Jade Alan to bring her young adult fiction to life

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Author felt haunted by the forgotten history of Old West prostitutes and madams

In the excerpt of "The Beaten Territory," Randi Samuelson-Brown admires her character Pearl's persistence in seeking love in a loveless profession

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Working in Colorado mining region gave author urge to seek origins of “gold fever”

Ian Neligh found the mindset that powered the original gold rush hasn't entirely disappeared from present-day prospectors