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'Whipping Boy' Is Part Memoir, Part Crime Thriller

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:03am

Allen Kurzweil's new book Whipping Boy starts out as the story of his obsessive 40-year search for the boy who bullied him at boarding school — but it becomes something much deeper and stranger.

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Grand County Real Estate Transactions, Jan. 11-17, 2015

Local News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:45am
Grand County Transactions Jan. 11-17 Granby Block 6, Lots 21,22,23 – Brian and Deann Buchanan to Matthew Hansen, $175,000 Meadow Ridge Lodges Court 7, Unit 6 – Karen Conway to James Clifford, $119,000 Aspen Meadows Condominiums Unit 304, Bldg G, Garage Unit 72 – Aspen Meadows Condominiums LLC to Matthew and Patricia Glass, $238,000 Granby Ranch Filing 8, Lot 6 – Howard Essegian and Kip Schoenborn to George and LaDonna Jurgensen, $390,000 Innsbruck-Val Moritz Sub (1) Lot 42, Block 16 – Steven and Susan Poole to Lee Thomas Cross Revocable Trust and Janis L Cross Revocable Trust, $35,000 Innsbruck-Val Moritz …

Medical center plans outreach efforts in 2015

Local News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:37am
Happy 2015 Grand County! First and foremost, thank you for trusting us with your care this past year. As we enter a new year, I want to briefly address some of the exciting developments that are going on at Middle Park Medical Center (MPMC). In 2014, our overall revenue increased more than 20 percent from the previous year and net income improved by almost 250 percent. This helps to give us the ability to bring on more full-time staff and increase services that you have asked for as well as have a larger role in each community. As we continue …

Exclusive First Read: Scott McCloud's 'The Sculptor'

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 5:03am

Understanding Comics creator Scott McCloud is sometimes called the "Aristotle of comics" for his analysis of the medium. The Sculptor, a meditation on love, art and death, is his first graphic novel.

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A 'Guantanamo Diary' From A Prisoner Still On The Inside

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:06am

In the first memoir from a prisoner still being held at Guantanamo, Mohamedou Ould Slahi tells how he went from his native Mauritania to joining al-Qaida in Afghanistan to the U.S. prison in Cuba.

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Heavily Redacted, Detainee's 'Guantanamo Diary' Goes On Sale

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:06am

Renee Montagne talks to Larry Siems, editor of Guantanamo Diary, and Nancy Hollander, attorney for its author, Guantanamo inmate Mohamedou Ould Slahi.

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Book Club: Hector Tobar Answers Your Questions About 'Deep Down Dark'

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:17am

Tobar says it was a "great honor" to interview the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. They lived "one of the great adventure stories of the 21st century," he says.

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Markets May Stumble Or Skyrocket, But This Economist Says Hold On Tight

NPR Books - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:59pm

It's been more than four decades since Burton Malkiel published A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Eleven editions later, Malkiel hasn't wavered in his mantra of patience and broad investing.

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