Books

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Fri February 8, 2013

1:00pm

Thu February 7, 2013
Arts & Life

Put That Book Down For A Second, Denver Hits #5 On The Most Literate City List

An unidentified reader takes in a book at the Wester Reading Room at the Denver Central Library from 2011
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5:56am

Thu February 7, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Anne Of Green Gables Gets A Bad Makeover

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 6:59 am

The cover photo of an edition of Anne of Green Gables.
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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

  • Anne of Green Gables, who is described in Lucy Maud Montgomery's best-selling books as red-headed, freckled and — at least when the Anne series begins — prepubescent, gets a horribly wrong makeover on the cover of this three-book set published in November.
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1:26am

Thu February 7, 2013
Author Interviews

Raising A Glass To The Charms Of The Bar In 'Drinking With Men'

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 1:07 pm

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Rosie Schaap is a part-time bartender, and the author the "Drink" column for The New York Times Magazine. But she doesn't hang out in bars just to make a living — or even just to make a drink.

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7:44am

Wed February 6, 2013
Books

Hollywood Hot Shots, Scientology And A Story Worth The Risk In 'Going Clear'

Originally published on Wed February 6, 2013 10:26 am

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In the 1970s, a young man named Paul Haggis was walking down a street in Ontario, Canada. He encountered a man peddling a book.

"And he handed the book to Paul, and he said, 'You've got a mind — this is the owner's manual,' " journalist Lawrence Wright tells NPR's Steve Inskeep. "And inside, there was a stamp saying 'Church of Scientology,' and Paul was intrigued, and he said, 'Take me there.' " Haggis soon became a member of the Church of Scientology — and he's a central character in Wright's new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief.

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