Rabia Chaudry brought the story of Adnan Syed to "This American Life" producer Sara Koenig, leading to the popular podcast "Serial." Now, Chaudry has written a book that she says paints a fuller picture of the 1999 Baltimore murder case that sent Syed to prison.
In 2010, California posted a budget deficit of $26 billion. Journalist Narda Zacchino credits Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposition 30 tax increase for allowing the state to put billions into a rainy day fund.
In a new memoir, Dr. Lamar Hasbrouck, the executive director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials in Washington, D.C., details growing up on Chollas View's G Street raised by a single mother.
Elizabeth Cobbs, a former SDSU professor, had a hard time selling her book before the hit musical "Hamilton" took off. "Who's interested in Hamilton?" publishers asked.
Inspired by the the "custody battle" over Cuban student Elián González, the 2003 memoir by a Yale University professor traces the author's own experiences growing up in Castro's Cuba.
Researchers interested in how the brain creates new memories studied Henry Molaison, or "patient H.M.," who became perhaps the most famous research subject in recent history. After Molaison died in 2008, his brain was moved to UC San Diego for further research. But it wouldn't stay there long.
Kaui Hart Hemmings discusses wealthy parents and their "organic, free-range babies," the subject of her latest novel, "How To Party With An Infant."
Stephen Metcalfe writes for film and stage. In his first novel for adults, the protagonist navigates his way through life with an autistic son, an absent wife and an ailing mother.
The San Diego Natural History Museum has a new guide that features more than 250 trails, maps, photographs and descriptions of habitats and species San Diegans may encounter on hikes.
In a new book, "Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again," Brookings Institution senior fellow Elaine Kamarck details some of the most egregious presidential blunders in history.
Kristen Green, a former reporter at The San Diego Union-Tribune, talks about her first book, New York Times bestseller “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County.”
Sometimes a love story is not as simple as it seems. And that may be the case in a new romantic novel by Midge Raymond.
A new book details how immigration enforcement became a patchwork of police, sheriff and federal efforts, and how that's changing with renewed calls for border security.
Research has shown the positive effects of having dogs, cats and other animals on people with depression or post-traumatic stress disorder, or even patients recovering from a heart attack.
- July 25
- By Beth Accomando
Comic-Con 2016 wrapped Sunday night. During the four-day celebration of all things pop culture, there were hundreds of hours of programming, a film festival and the handing out of the Eisner Awards. Now it's back to the daily grind.