Slideshow: For the fourth edition of "Colorado Matters at The Tattered," Denver author Maximillian Potter discussed wine, crime, life in Burgundy, France, and how all those interconnect in his new book, "Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine."
Dom Testa wonders if America will ever wake up to realize the Steve Urkels of the world are the real cool kids.
Short story writer Antonya Nelson talks about the ex-husbands, ex-wives, and ex-step parents that populate her new collection "Funny Once."
Slideshow: For the third edition of "Colorado Matters at The Tattered," Antonya Nelson discussed the ex-husbands, ex-wives, and ex-step parents that populate her new collection "Funny Once."
In a new collection of his columns for ESPN, Rick Reilly writes postscripts for each story, including this one about John Elway.
Reilly, who lives in Denver, is being inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame today, and has a new book out.
Slideshow: In the second edition of a new series called "Colorado Matters at The Tattered," people packed into the Tattered Cover Book Store on Colfax to see an episode of Colorado Matters being recorded with bestselling novelist Peter Heller of Denver.
Author John Gierach of Lyons, Colo., is as noted for his self-deprecating humor as he is for his fly-fishing knowledge. Wall Street Journal reviewer David Profumo says of Gierach: "Nobody likes a wiseguy as a streamside companion, and this sense of fallibility....marks him out as the voice of the common angler."
Elizabeth Escobedo tells the stories of her two aunts, who worked in factories -- and found their identities -- during World War II.
Joel Warner reports that this version, a top scorer, involves a hunter who is horribly inept at killing his friend, leading to gunshots, hand-to-hand combat and Good Samaritan passers-by offering to help by running the guy over with his truck.