The Book Spotter

What people are reading on the streets (and on the buses and trains, in the cafes and restaurants, etc.) of Denver
Hotel, by Arthur Hailey. Mass market paperback. F, 50s, red parka, blue denim shirt, white tennies. Thursday morning. D line.

Hotel, by Arthur Hailey. Mass market paperback. F, 50s, red parka, blue denim shirt, white tennies. Thursday morning. D line.

Eternal Treblinka, by Charles Patterson. Paperback. F, 20s, gray coat, black skirt, giant red vinyl purse. Wednesday evening. Union Station.

Eternal Treblinka, by Charles Patterson. Paperback. F, 20s, gray coat, black skirt, giant red vinyl purse. Wednesday evening. Union Station.

The Forgotten Garden, by Kaye Morton. Hardcover, large print. F, 50s, large wheelie bag, keys on lanyard, Mentos wrappers falling out of pockets. Wednesday morning. H line.

The Forgotten Garden, by Kaye Morton. Hardcover, large print. F, 50s, large wheelie bag, keys on lanyard, Mentos wrappers falling out of pockets. Wednesday morning. H line.

Avenger, by William Shatner. Hardcover, no jacket. F, 50s, earbuds, purple sweatshirt, occasionally mumbling to herself. Wednesday morning. D line.

Avenger, by William Shatner. Hardcover, no jacket. F, 50s, earbuds, purple sweatshirt, occasionally mumbling to herself. Wednesday morning. D line.

Freedom of Mind, by Steven Hassan. Paperback. M, 50s, bald, red polo shirt, glasses. Asleep. Monday morning. H line.

Freedom of Mind, by Steven Hassan. Paperback. M, 50s, bald, red polo shirt, glasses. Asleep. Monday morning. H line.

Zero Day, by David Baldacci. Mass market paperback. F, 50s, gray cable knit sweater. Monday morning. H line.

Zero Day, by David Baldacci. Mass market paperback. F, 50s, gray cable knit sweater. Monday morning. H line.

Storming the Black Ice, by Don Brown. Paperback, library copy. M, 30s, fleece jacket, jeans, travel mug. Monday morning. D line.

Storming the Black Ice, by Don Brown. Paperback, library copy. M, 30s, fleece jacket, jeans, travel mug. Monday morning. D line.

The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Paperback. M, 30s, jeans, receding hairline, rubbing his temples. Monday morning. D line.

The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Paperback. M, 30s, jeans, receding hairline, rubbing his temples. Monday morning. D line.

The Bhagavad Gita. Hardcover, no jacket (so it could have been any translation or edition). M, 20s, black T-shirt, hoodie vest, work boots, lots of bracelets. Friday evening. Colfax at Auraria Station.

The Bhagavad Gita. Hardcover, no jacket (so it could have been any translation or edition). M, 20s, black T-shirt, hoodie vest, work boots, lots of bracelets. Friday evening. Colfax at Auraria Station.

Every Day Is for the Thief, by Teju Cole. Hardcover. M, 30s, plaid button-up, glasses, slacks, hiking boots, wet hair. Friday morning. D line.

Every Day Is for the Thief, by Teju Cole. Hardcover. M, 30s, plaid button-up, glasses, slacks, hiking boots, wet hair. Friday morning. D line.

A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin. Mass market paperback. F, 20s, Sitting on book sculpture on Auraria Campus. Thursday evening.

A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin. Mass market paperback. F, 20s, Sitting on book sculpture on Auraria Campus. Thursday evening.

The Way Home, by Cindy Gerard. Hardcover. F, 40s, waiting for bus at Colfax & Lipan. Thursday evening.

The Way Home, by Cindy Gerard. Hardcover. F, 40s, waiting for bus at Colfax & Lipan. Thursday evening.

Big Nate on a Roll, by Lincoln Peirce. Hardcover. M, 10-12, riding a Razor scooter around the Colfax at Auraria Station. Thursday morning.

Big Nate on a Roll, by Lincoln Peirce. Hardcover. M, 10-12, riding a Razor scooter around the Colfax at Auraria Station. Thursday morning.

The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson. Paperback. F, 20s, jean jacket, striped skirt. Thursday morning. F line.

The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson. Paperback. F, 20s, jean jacket, striped skirt. Thursday morning. F line.

White Witch, Black Curse, by Kim Harrison. Hardcover, no jacket. F, 20s, gray hoodie, glasses, sparkly purple fingernails. Wednesday morning. D line.

White Witch, Black Curse, by Kim Harrison. Hardcover, no jacket. F, 20s, gray hoodie, glasses, sparkly purple fingernails. Wednesday morning. D line.