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Poet, Army Veteran Brian Turner Shares War Experience At El Cajon Literary Festival

April 30
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Bosnian and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner shares his memories of war, both his own and through the eyes of others, in his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country,” during the Grossmont Literary Arts Festival.

San Diego Psychologists Explain How To Teach Kids To Solve Problems

April 16
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San Diego child psychologists turned authors discuss how a life filled with instant gratification can produce unintended consequences.

San Diego Man's Great Grandfather's Story Lives On In New Civil War Book

April 8
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The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War is being remembered this week. Among those remembering the anniversary of the war's end is Bill Ketchum who has a direct connection to a Civil War soldier.

San Diego State Professor Authors Book On Women And Christianity

April 2
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A new book by Rebecca Moore, a professor of religious studies at San Diego State University, examines the role women have played in the way Christianity has been practiced.

New Book Offers Advice On How To Refire Your Retirement

March 11
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San Diego-based author Ken Blanchard and aging expert Morton Shaevitz teamed up to offer retirees a new approach to retirement.

Joyce Carol Oates On Writing About Differences Among People

Feb. 26
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Novelist Joyce Carol Oates has written more than 40 novels. She is in San Diego to speak at the 20th Annual Point Loma Nazarene University Writer's Symposium by the Sea.

First Original Dr. Seuss Book In 25 Years To Be Published In July

Feb. 18
By City News Service
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"What Pet Should I Get?" was one of three manuscripts found in the La Jolla home of Theodore "Dr. Seuss" Geisel.

Comedian Maz Jobrani Discusses 'Memoirs Of A Middle Eastern Funnyman'

Feb. 17
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Iranian-American actor and comedian Maz Jobrani tells his story about growing up as an Iranian immigrant in Southern California.

Why Does Philosophy Matter In The 21st Century?

Jan. 27
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Acclaimed philosopher and author Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is in San Diego Tuesday for a discussion about her book "Plato at the Googleplex."

Are We Living In The Golden Age Of Book Publishing?

Jan. 22
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The 31st annual San Diego State University Writers' Conference is this weekend. The keynote address focuses on changing the world of publishing.

FakeBabyGate: The 'American Sniper' Movie Controversy (Video)

Jan. 21
By Beth Ford Roth
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Progressives say the movie "American Sniper" is war propaganda. Conservatives contend the film honors a great patriot. But there is one matter both sides seem to agree on: That is one super fake-looking baby Bradley Cooper is holding in the movie.

Leucadia Man Documents Global Adventure In New Book

Jan. 20
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Allan Karl visited 35 countries in three years on a motorcycle. He shares his adventures through food and photography in his new book "FORKS: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection."

San Diego Professor Discusses New Book On Impact Of Drone Strikes

Jan. 19
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In her new book, "Drones and Targeted Killing," Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Marjorie Cohn includes a collection of writings that examine the "legal, moral and geopolitical" issues surrounding U.S. drone strikes overseas.

New Book Looks At Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Dangerous Friendship'

Jan. 19
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A new book looks at a little-known friendship between the civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and a white, Jewish businessman. Encinitas author Ben Kamin says this "Dangerous Friendship" threatened the civil-rights movement.

San Diego Native Tackles Immigration In New Animated Series 'Bordertown'

Dec. 24
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Chicano cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is on the team working on a new animated comedy sitcom tackling changing demographics and immigration. "Bordertown" debuts on Fox in fall 2015.