Coloradan Magazine Archives

University of Colorado Boulder

Sam no es mi tío (Sam, You Are Not My Uncle)

Twenty-four emblematic authors have participated in this unique anthology by Aileen El-Kadi (PhDSpan’07), Sam no es mi tio. They are Latin American writers, reporters or members of the academia whose purpose is to write about the Americas. For them, reality is composed of millions of stories like theirs, and these stories are part of our societies.


Double Bass Drumming Explained: A Comprehensive Reference on the Art and Science of Double Bass

Ryan Alexander Bloom (Mus’07) writes a definitive guide to learning how to play the bass drum with both feet in his self-published novel Double Bass Drumming Explained. The book explains, in detail, how double bass works at the most basic level including pedal setup, drum kit arrangement, single stroke techniques, double stroke techniques, drum head selection, tuning, drumming anatomy and more.


The Former World: A Little Forest Novel

The first novel of the Little Forest series by Jessica Grace Coleman, The Former World, focuses on aspects of the paranormal. In the novel, twenty-one-year-old character Beth Powers is fed up with living in the tiny, gossip-fueled village of Little Forest and resolves to escape to London with best friend. That is, until the body of Beth’s colleague Emma Harris is found in the nearby woods, setting off the small community’s well-oiled rumor mill.