Start: 5:30 pm
Colfax Avenue: Join Active Minds as we tiptoe through the haunted houses and ghoulish graveyards of the area. The ghost stories associated with the Stanley Hotel, Cheesman Park, the Molly Brown House, and more will be told as we visit the past and the past visits us. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:30 pm
Colfax Avenue: George Pelecanos is the author of 18 highly praised, bestselling novels, including The Cut and The Night Gardener. He is also the writer and producer of the television hits The Wire and Treme. Pelecanos received the Raymond Chandler Award, the Falcon Award, and the Grand Prix Du Roman Noir for his thrillers. He will read from and sign his new Spero Lucas thriller The Double (Little, Brown). In Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King wrote that Pelecanos is "perhaps the greatest living American crime writer." Pelecanos noted that Mr. King used the qualifier "perhaps." Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org George Pelecanos' website
Start: 7:30 pm
Historic LoDo: Ex-CIA Agent Valerie Plame, author of the memoir Fair Game: How a Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed by Her Own Government, will read from and sign her new novel Blowback ($26.95 Blue Rider Press), which she co-wrote with bestselling thriller writer Sarah Lovett. With rapid-cut shifts from European capitals to Washington to the Near East, and with insider detail that only a former spy could provide, Blowback marks the explosive beginning of a new series featuring Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: email@example.com Valerie Plame’s website