author D. Eric Maikranz

Infinite: From self-published book to movie starring Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor

July 2, 2021

D. Eric Maikranz propelled his book to the silver screen with guerilla marketing.

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The Story of CU's First Library

July 2, 2021

A few ambitious students formed the university’s first library.

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10 Obscure Books Recommended by CU English Faculty

Feb. 4, 2021

Grab a cup of tea and a fluffy blanket, then get cozy in your favorite reading nook to escape into one of these 10 little-known books recommended by CU English Faculty.

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Embracing the Challenge

Sept. 16, 2020

Edna Ma has worked in the Los Angeles area as a private practice anesthesiologist since 2007. The mother of two children also is author of two bilingual children’s books featuring English, Mandarin and pinyin.

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Denver and Boulder

Aug. 7, 2020

by Mindy Sink (Jour'92) and Kim Lipker (Menasha Ridge Press, 288 pages; 2020) Buy the Book The best way to experience Denver and Boulder is by hiking. Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts Mindy Sink and Kim Lipker with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles:...

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Every Thread a Story: Traditional Chinese Artisans of Guizhou Province

Feb. 26, 2020

by Karen Elting Brock (Engl'86), Linda Ligon, Jun Wang (Thrumus Books, 2020; 160 pages) Buy the Book The book introduces more than a dozen contemporary artists from four ethnic groups working in the techniques of their ancestors, including indigo dyers, embroiderers of varying techniques, weavers, a metalsmith, and a paper...

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Fanfiction Rising

Feb. 1, 2020

How the once-obscure literary genre is giving voice to the voiceless and inspiring a new, more diverse generation of computer scientists.

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Migrating for Medical Marijuana

Nov. 20, 2019

by Tracy Ferrell (MEngl'96, PhD'01) (McFarland Books, 237 pages; 2019) Buy the Book In the last six years, Colorado has seen a population boom reminiscent of the state’s first few years of settlement. But rather than staking mining claims or establishing homesteads, these new pioneers are on the frontier of...

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Recipe for Chaos

Nov. 20, 2019

by Zack Matheson (Engl'96) (Amazon, 356 pages; 2019) Buy the Book The restaurant industry in Park City, Utah, can be murder. Celebrity chef Renny Shepherd is found gunned down in his Main Street restaurant. As Detective Lincoln Coulter investigates, he discovers that the chef was probably killed for a recipe...

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Not a Thing to Comfort You

Nov. 11, 2019

by Emily Wortman-Wunder (EPOBio '95) (University of Iowa Press, 148 pages; 2019) Buy the Book From a lightning death on an isolated peak to the intrigues of a small town orchestra, the glimmering stories in this debut collection explore how nature—damaged, fierce, and unpredictable—worms its way into our lives. Here...

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