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Writer Explores San Diego’s Best Scenic Drives

Sept. 2
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As a kid growing up in San Diego, Jack Brandais remembers going on Sunday drives. He compiled some of his favorite scenic drives, from the coast to the back country, in a series of Kindle books called Joyride Guru.

What It Takes For Non-Traditional College Students To Succeed In San Diego

Sept. 1
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Roughly 50 percent of San Diego community college students are 25 or older. What does it take for those so-called "non-traditional students" to succeed in college?

Story Of Murder In San Diego Inspires Book On Forgiveness

Aug. 27
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Azim Khamisa's story of forgiveness after his son's murder inspired journalist Megan Feldman Bettencourt to write a book on the topic. It's called "Triumph of the Heart Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World."

Female War Correspondents 'Race For Paris' To Cover World War II

Aug. 19
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In her new novel, best-selling author Meg Waite Clayton tells the story of two American journalists who are on a mission to document the Liberation of Paris from Nazi Germany.

New Seuss Book Out Of The Bone Pile And Onto Bookshelves

July 31
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The manuscript for "What Pet Should I Get?" by Theodor Geisel was discovered in 2013 in a box of notes and sketches, which he referred to as the "bone pile."

Latest Seuss Book Celebrated At UCSD Geisel Library Event

July 28
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"What Pet Should I Get?" is based on materials found two years ago in a box at the La Jolla home of Audrey Geisel, the widow of the beloved Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel.

How An Orange County Housewife Uncovered The Truth Behind Her Mother's Death

July 27
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In March 2006, a Vista businesswoman went missing. Ten days later her body was found near San Felipe, Mexico. Authorities said it was murder, but when her daughter tried to find the killer, she found unexpected answers.

How San Diego Authors Respond To Changing World Of Book Publishing

July 22
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What makes a best-seller? What are the key things authors need to learn about their business? Midday Edition explores an effort in San Diego to teach authors to become business people.

Author Comes To San Diego To Talk 'Big Science'

July 8
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A new book traces the path science research has taken since middle-20th century and the work of one man who was pivotal in that change.

San Diego County Author Examines Drug War Consequences

June 23
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"The Cartel" is a sequel to Don Winslow's bestseller, "The Power of the Dog." Both books are crime thrillers, but in terms of research and scope, they qualify as a quasi-history of the drug war.

UC San Diego Professor Explores History Of Madness In New Book

June 22
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A UC San Diego sociology professor examines how mental illness has been viewed through the centuries in his new book, "Madness In Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine."

Friend or Frenemy: San Diego Author Raises Red Flags On Manipulators

June 4
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San Diego County deputy district attorney Wendy Patrick shares tips on how to read people in "Red Flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers and Toxic People in Every Part of Your Life."

San Diego Blogger Releases New Book On Sensitivity

June 3
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As a San Diego blog helps others understand life as a "highly sensitive person." Researchers are studying the HSP personality trait to see if it is also genetic.

Cat Chat: San Diego Expert Decodes Feline Language

May 26
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A new book, "How To Speak Cat: A Guide To Decoding Cat Language," co-authored San Diego Humane Society President Gary Weitzman, aims to help cat lovers better understand their feline friends.

'American Sniper' Widow Comes To San Diego To Discuss Life, Loss

May 19
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Taya Kyle, widow Chris Kyle, is in San Diego to discuss her memoir, "American Wife: Love, War, Faith and Renewal." She talks about her life without Chris and resources for other San Diego military families dealing with grief.

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