In “Wild Times and True Tales from the High Plains,” author Matt Vincent recounts the tumultous love affair between a prominent madame and legendary bully.
Author Matt Vincent’s upbringing on the Eastern Plains added to his fascination with local lore that eventually became the short story collection “Wild Times and True Tales from the High Plains.”
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie learns about Black homesteaders in Colorado — and also about what’s cool in a name.
Longtime Colorado College English professor Claire Oberon Garcia assumes the title of Colorado State Historian as history, and how it’s taught, takes on an increasingly contentious role.
Craig Silverman writes that author Alan Prendergast’s book “Gangbuster,” a portrait of a heroic 1920s-era Denver lawman, tells a fascinating chapter of the state’s history — and has national relevence, too.
For your 147th, here’s a look back at what life was like when you were a brand-new state.
A centenarian of the Centennial State, Pieter Hondius Jr. was a quiet giant of the Colorado outdoors.
In “Red Rocks: The Concert Years,” author G. Brown traces the colorful and sometimes raucous evolution of the geological marvel that has developed an unparalleled reputation as a performance space.
“Red Rocks: The Concert Years” is no memoir, though author G. Brown has got stories. Instead, Brown painstakingly chronicled the iconic venue with vivid reportage.
The Bookies in Denver recommends two great beach reads and a novel paying homage to the former Colorado town of Iola.