|BOULDER BOOK STORE NON-FICTION
Monday, February 6, 7:30 p.m.
for under 100 days, Wen left her homeland in
China to spend over 30 years in Tibet searching
for her husband, Kejun, reportedly killed while
serving in the army as a doctor. Refusing to
accept the news, Wen decides to look for Kejun by
signing up for the army as part of her husband's
regiment. Woven through with fascinating details
of Tibetan culture and Buddhism, XINRAN's Sky Burial (Random House, $18.95)
portrays a poignant, beautiful attempt at
Tuesday, February 7, 7:30 p.m.
Dharma in Hell: The
Prison Writings of Fleet Maull (Prison Dharma Network, $15.95)
is a testament to the belief that all humans
possess basic goodness. Prison activist and
meditation teacher FLEET MAULL shares his
journey of transformation and service amidst the
anger, violence, darkness, and despair of a
maximum security federal prison. This
collection of previously published and
unpublished writings from his 14 years behind
bars vibrates with kindness, hope, and the
triumph of the human spirit.
CATHERINE KUNCE (writing as
Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 p.m.
rollicking satire evoking P.G. Wodehouse, Barbara
Pym, and Kingsley Amis, Stations of the
Crossed Heart (Christie & Brown, $24.95)
combines comedy of manners, mystery, romance, and
social commentary in an original literary
structure. It is a fictional account of the
relationship between two unlikely matesan
economics major and a Catholic priestand
the ways in which the two opposites reconcile
forms the basis for this celebration of the
redemptive powers of love and self-forgiveness.
Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.
Why Do I Love These
(Random House, $24.95) PO BRONSON, #1
best-selling author of What Should I Do with My
(Random House, $14.95), calls upon his gift for
powerful nonfiction narrative and philosophical
insight to tell the stories of nineteen families
that grow from their crises and learn to both
change their fate and accept what they cannot
change. Told with honesty and candor, these
stories will catch you off guard, pull you in,
and give you a better understanding of your own
I Love These People?
Should I Do with My Life?
Monday, February 13, 7:30 p.m.
One Habit, Change Your Life (Manage Your Muse,
$20.99) is a structured, six-week program with a
positive, motivational approach to changing
habitsany habits. Rather than
relying on self-denial, struggle, and self-discipline,
the program first builds a foundation for
motivation and commitment through three segments:
the Foundation, the Heart, and the Bridge. The
entertaining graphics, friendly writing, and
positive, supportive approach of the book make it
an effectiveand fun-- catalyst for
Tuesday, February 14, 7:30 p.m.
a time when nearly half of all marriages end in
separation and divorce, the secret to long-lasting
marriage has become as elusive as the subject of
love itself. Revealing the myriad ways in which
women navigate the bumpy terrain of emotional
intimacy, Why I'm Still Married:
Women Write Their Hearts Out on Love, Loss, Sex,
& Who Does the Dishes (Penguin, $24.95)
is a riveting collection of storiesat once
unique and universal--by twenty-four award-winning
and best-selling women authors, including JENNIFER
Still Married: Women Write Their Hearts Out on
Love, Loss, Sex, & Who Does the Dishes
Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.
Le Clair has always managed to remain free from
her family's gothic pastuntil now. When she
inherits her eccentric aunt's necklace, she finds
herself immersed in a crash course of forbidden
wisdom, secret societies, and her family's own
legacy. A thrill ride from the upper crust of New
York to forbidden tunnels beneath the Sphinx, Under the Stone Paw (Hampton Roads, $16.95)
is a finely crafted debut novel from THERESA
the Stone Paw
Thursday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.
more than five decades, KENNON RUDE has
rendered natural health care to patients
suffering from a vast array of ailments. In Healing Miracles Great
& Small (Trafford, $19.95), he presents
heartwarming stories about his patients and
shares his remarkable success in treating
conditions ranging from minor complaints to life-threatening
disorders. Rooted in wisdom and compassion, it
offers powerful insight into the art of healing
for both the lay reader and the health-care
Miracles Great & Small
Tuesday, February 21, 7:30 p.m.
Animal Passions &
Beastly Virtues (Temple University, $26.95)
brings together the essays of MARK BEKOFF on
his own ground-breaking research and on what
scientists know about the remarkable range of
animal behavior. His fascinating and often
amusing observations of dogs, wolves, prairie
dogs, elephants, and other animals playing,
solving problems, and forming friendships
challenge the idea that science and the ethical
treatment of animals are incompatible.
Passions & Beastly Virtues
RABBI MICHAEL LERNER
Wednesday, February 22, 7:30 p.m.
The Left Hand of God (HarperCollins, $24.95),
MICHAEL LERNER argues that the religious
right has channeled the real spiritual hunger of
many Americans into an irresponsible political
agenda. In response he critiques both the
religious right and the spiritual and religious
hostility in parts of the liberal and progressive
cultures, and he calls for a new "bottom
line" to offset the globalization of
selfishness and materialism generated by
Left Hand of God
Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.
does humanity solve the horrendous problems of
terrorism, war, and gross violations of human
rights? According to BRIAN LEPARDinternational
human-rights law specialistthe answer can
be found in the commonly shared ethical
principles of the world's great religions. In Hope for a Global Ethic (Baha'i, $14.00),
he offers an affirming, refreshing, and pragmatic
alternative to politically-charged rhetoric,
cynical views of the human condition, and the
misuse of religion as an instrument for violence.
for a Global Ethic
BOULDER BOOK STORE FICTION
Monday, February 27, 7:30 p.m.
alternate history novel marks a major, but
logical, departure for Pulitzer Prize-winning
author, PHILIP ROTH. In The Plot Against America (Random House, $14.95),
isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeats
incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1940
presidential election. The victory generates
successive waves of anti-Semitism, culminating in
nationwide pogroms. From Newark, New Jersey, Roth's
recurring character Philip and his Jewish family
struggle to chisel out a safe place in this
maelstrom of hatred.
Plot Against America
Tuesday, February 28, 7:30 p.m.
Jackson's past holds a dark secret. Charged with
the murder of a popular sheriff, he is sure to be
convicted; everyone knows he is guiltyeveryone
but him. As his lawyer probes deeper into the
case and Jackson's unconscious, he uncovers a
confluence of corruption that may lead them to
the truthor to their own demise. JOHN
DICKE's Proof Evident (Synergy, $21.95)
offers a fascinating glimpse into the challenges
a defense team face when it attempts to protect a
client against the extraordinary power of the