Dan has been a voracious reader since the age of 9. After studying creative writing with Toni Morrison in graduate school, Dan opened Down in Denver Used and Rare Books and operated it for 27 years. Although starting out as a lover of Literature and Literary Fiction, he has cultivated a keen interest in non-fiction. primarily Biography, History, Memoir, Native American History and Exploration & Outdoor Adventure. However, fiction is still in his literary diet and he has recently been plowing through 20th Century American literature.