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The terrorist killing of a Somali U.N. official brings strife to his family in Nuruddin Farah’s novel.
In the tradition of “The Jungle,” a journalist investigates the hidden costs — animal, human, environmental — of cheap meat.
Twelve-year-old Charlie must confront his own fears to save his brother from the netherworld.
A skilled audiobook performance brings new life to “Gravity’s Rainbow” at age 41.
Dan Stevens reads Robert Fitzgerald’s classic translations of Homer.
Is “Fahrenheit 451” a parable about censorship or an indictment of the cultural distraction of technology?
Hermione Lee’s latest biography is of the English novelist Penelope Fitzgerald, a late bloomer who published her first book at 58 and became famous at 80.
New books by Val Wang, Xiaolu Guo, Tim Clissold and Liu Zhenyun.
Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket, hosted Wednesday's ceremony — and made a few racially charged jokes while doing so. He apologized after a backlash Thursday. Also: A Beach Boy plans a memoir.
Carolyn Chute is as unclassifiable and unruly in her books as she is in person.
Some residents of Egypt, Maine, fear a communal settlement and its enigmatic leader; others are irresistibly attracted.
Readers respond to recent reviews of Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything,” Denis Johnson’s “The Laughing Monsters” and more.
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.
Richard Ford, whose latest Frank Bascombe book is on the extended hardcover fiction list, had originally named his character Frank Slocum.
Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.
Grand County has the unique distinction of having two towns among the “Top 10 Authentic Small Towns in America.” Steve Winston, writing for World Property Journal (www.worldpropertyjournal.com), named Grand Lake and Winter Park among his selections. Winter Park weighed in at No. 6, while Grand Lake’s charms earned it the No. 1 ranking. “Imagine a tiny town of a few hundred, sitting on the shore of a huge alpine lake surrounded by snowcapped mountains,” Winston wrote. “Then, imagine that this town has wood-planked sidewalks, funky Western restaurants, friendly folks with wide smiles and cowboy hats, fresh mountain air, craftspeople in …
James Booth’s new biography of Philip Larkin demonstrates why the poet’s work is great.
Helicopter search efforts helped locate the body of Peter Jeffris on Thursday 200 feet below the Ledges on the Keyhole Route of Longs Peak. A Rocky Mountain National Park Search and Rescue Team was flown to a landing spot in the Glacier Gorge drainage. The four team members then climbed approximately 1,800 vertical feet to where Jeffris was found. His body was flown from the scene to a landing spot at Upper Beaver Meadows at approximately 4 p.m. and transferred to the Boulder County coroner. Search and rescue efforts continued Wednesday and Thursday to find the missing hiker, 25, of …
If you have been in Roxanne’s Salon in Granby in the last few months, you might have noticed a new face. Stylist Tina Rolando moved to Grand County in June and is taking new clients and walk-ins at Roxanne’s Salon, 80 E. Agate Ave., Granby. Rolando and her family moved to the high country from Fort Collins to live closer to Tina’s parents. She and her husband Cliff and their four children have put down stakes in Granby and Tina has hung her shingle at Roxanne’s Salon. Tina is an independent small business owner. She rents booth space in Roxanne’s …