Friday, January 24, 2014

Book Lovers' Online: Colorado-related literary locations

One of our Advisory Board members is a fan of Book Riot, a web site devoted to books and all things related to the written word. Recently, a Book riot contributor based in Colorado presented a "book lover's guide to Colorado's front range." From terrific book stores like Tattered Cover to locations featured in well-loved books (Stephen King seems to have found a lot of inspiration in the Centennial State), this short-but-fun list is just a taste of some of the states literary sites. We thought of a few Colorado locations that didn't make this list:
  • My Brother's Bar in Denver served as a meeting place for the Beat Generation of writers. 
  • James Michener's Centennial features Colorado's history. 
  • The bestselling young adult novel Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles is set in Boulder.
  • Denver and Rocky Mountain News are featured in Michael Connelly's crime novel, The Poet.
Do you have a favorite literary spot in Colorado? Share with us in the comments!

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