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'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big...

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

Sept. 5, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Earthquakes are something Californians have felt and have feared for decades. Now, a new book is warning that Earthquakes aren't just a California problem.

SDSU Professor On How Smartphones Have Changed Teens

SDSU Professor On How Smartphones Have Changed Teens

Aug. 29, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Psychologist Jean Twenge is the author of the new book, “iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood — and What That Means for the Rest of Us.”

'Afoot And Afield In San Diego County' Co-Author Hiked Ov...

'Afoot And Afield In San Diego County' Co-Author Hiked Over 3,000 Miles To Update Book

Aug. 28, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

An updated "Afoot and Afield in San Diego County" was published in March. Scott Turner hiked every hike in the book to update each one and added 50 new hikes. Turner will be speaking about the book at a series of events at libraries across the county.

Union-Tribune, KPBS Launch San Diego Festival Of Books

Union-Tribune, KPBS Launch San Diego Festival Of Books

Aug. 24, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego book lovers have a reason to celebrate this weekend. The San Diego Festival of Books is a daylong event featuring dozens of local authors talking about their craft.

Author T. Jefferson Parker Out With New Thriller Series

Author T. Jefferson Parker Out With New Thriller Series

Aug. 22, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In "The Room of White Fire," private investigator Roland Ford is hired to locate Air Force veteran Clay Hickman who escaped from a mental health facility in San Diego County.

Renowned Psychologist Stephen Hinshaw Discusses ‘Another ...

Renowned Psychologist Stephen Hinshaw Discusses ‘Another Kind of Madness’

Aug. 15, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Psychologist Stephen Hinshaw writes about his experience growing up with a mentally ill father in his new memoir “Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness.”

Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay An...

Bidding Farewell To Another Comic-Con: Hall H, Cosplay And A Death Star Coffee Table

July 24, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The 48th annual Comic-Con International came to a close on Sunday night. Here are a few highlights.

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English...

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21, 2017
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

UC San Diego's Clarion Workshop Teaches Promising Sci-Fi,...

UC San Diego's Clarion Workshop Teaches Promising Sci-Fi, Fantasy Talent

July 19, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

As some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy flock downtown to Comic-Con this week, a group of writers which may include the biggest future names in the genres has congregated in a different part of San Diego to work on their craft.

Author Of Book About Bias In The Design Of Products, Plac...

Author Of Book About Bias In The Design Of Products, Places To Speak At Warwick's

July 18, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The cause of long lines for women's public restrooms? Author Kathryn Anthony blames bad design.

California's Poet Laureate Hits The Road In Cross-State Tour

California's Poet Laureate Hits The Road In Cross-State Tour

July 17, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Dana Gioia is making a point to hold events beyond the traditional poetry enclaves of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Berkeley.

Surprising Culinary Combination To Visit San Diego Sunday...

Surprising Culinary Combination To Visit San Diego Sunday: A Vegan, French Chef

July 13, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Celebrated French chef Jean-Christian Jury has cooked in restaurants and kitchens across the globe. A heart attack led him to embrace a vegan diet more than a decade ago. Now Jury has written "Vegan - The Cookbook" which he hopes will make plant-based foods accessible and appealing to more people.

'All Our Waves Are Water' Chronicles Surfer’s Spiritual L...

'All Our Waves Are Water' Chronicles Surfer’s Spiritual Lessons From The Ocean

July 10, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Author Jaimal Yogis will be speaking about his new memoir “All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment And The Perfect Ride,” Tuesday at Warwick’s bookstore.

Author Gives Step-By-Step Process To Conquer College-Admi...

Author Gives Step-By-Step Process To Conquer College-Admissions Essays

July 10, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

If you are going to be a senior in high school this fall, author Alan Gelb says you should be spending some of your time this summer working on your college admissions essay.

San Diego Author Don Winslow Discusses New Novel, 'The Fo...

San Diego Author Don Winslow Discusses New Novel, 'The Force'

June 26, 2017
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Winslow will be talking about "The Force," his latest crime thriller about a corrupt police officer, at Warwick’s in La Jolla on Monday and Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego on Friday.