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JOIN FORT COLLINS IN READING THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS, OUR BOOK SELECTION FOR 2019!

Fort Collins Reads is pleased to announce our 2019 author, novelist, non-fiction writer, poet, and essayist, Luis Alberto Urrea and his book of fiction, The House of Broken Angels.

The novel is a “New York Times” Notable Book and one of the best books of 2018 for NPR, Kirkus Reviews, and the New York Public Library. A professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Urrea is best known for the non-fiction “The Devil’s Highway,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and “Hummingbird’s Daughter,”an historical novel. He also won an American Book Award for his memoir “Nobody’s Son: Notes From an American Life.”

Founded in 2002, Fort Collins Reads, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, works to connect the community through a discussion of literature and timely topics and hosts some of the nation’s most recognized authors.

Starting Friday, March 22 and going through the month of April, at Old Firehouse Books, copies of the newly released paperback book can be purchased at a 20% discount together with a $10.00 pre-sale ticket to the Sunday, November 3, event at the Fort Collins Hilton. Regular ticket sales will begin right after Labor Day.