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That time a Colorado comic took a Hollywood meeting armed with indifference

In "Tragedy Plus Time," the prologue recounts the emotional conflict when professional success arrives in the wake of personal loss

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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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The roots of the Gold King Mine disaster run deeper than the river it polluted

In "River of Lost Souls," author Jonathan Thompson explores disparate forces -- including labor strife -- that ultimately led to missteps that tainted the Animas River

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SunLit excerpt: Financial advice that homes in the fear that one day you’ll need money and not have it

In "Wealth by Virtue," author Chad Gordon counsels optimism and, through powerful anecdotes, looking beyond the bottom line

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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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Excerpt: A daughter fends off her mother’s cultural expectations as her college experience looms

She wants to enter Stanford ready to take on the tech world, while her traditional mom wants to groom her to pursue an I.I.H. -- Ideal Indian Husband

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Presidents’ affinities for foods reveal their humanity, but alcohol has proven a dicier deal throughout history

In "The President's Kitchen Cabinet," renowned food writer Adrian Miller explores the African Americans who fed First Families, but also how different administrations handled the fraught topic of temperance

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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