- 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.
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: