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Author Looks To Animals For Deeper Understanding Of Good And Evil

March 17
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A new book points out that human beings, as the master predators are without a doubt the biggest killers on the planet.

Interview: Actor And Filmmaker Crispin Glover

March 5
By Beth Accomando
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Crispin Glover’s film “What Is It?” wants audiences to ask precisely that question. And what better way to ask that question than in person with the filmmaker. That's precisely what you'll get this weekend with "Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Shows" at the La Paloma Theater (March 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m.).

Roots Travel Is About More Than Your Family Tree

March 5
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Through her story of her own roots journey to Minkowitz, author Judith Fein said she hopes it will encourage others to make a voyage into their own heritage.

San Diego Bookstores Receive Grants From Best-Selling Author James Patterson

March 4
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Author James Patterson says he wants to help develop the next generation of readers and is giving a financial boost to dozens of bookstores nationwide, including two in San Diego.

Jeanette Walls On Writing About A Difficult Childhood

Feb. 26
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Writer Jeanette Walls is a gossip columnist turned memoirist turned novelist. Her latest work is a novel about two girls trapped in a dysfunctional childhood called "The Silver Star."

Civil Rights, College Football And The Season That Changed It All

Feb. 20
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One of the most significant changes in football is now the subject of a book, "Breaking The Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Game and Changed the Course of Civil Rights" by New York Times columnist and Columbia Professor Samuel G. Freedman.

Review: 'The Monuments Men'

Feb. 7
By Beth Accomando
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If you like George Clooney and friends in the “Ocean's” films then you will enjoy “The Monuments Men” (opened February 7 throughout San Diego). But if you liked the documentary “The Rape of Europa,” then this Hollywood fluff will leave you annoyed.

What's Happening Around San Diego In February?

Feb. 6
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From a retro soul music show to a poetry reading and an unusual film screening, here's a preview to some of this month's top events happening around San Diego.

Pauline Frommer Discusses Return Of Renowned Travel Guides

Feb. 5
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Pauline Frommer, daughter of the founder of Frommer's travel guides, is in San Diego discussing the relaunch of the book series and offers travel advice for 2014.

Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker At The Margins

Jan. 30
Miguel Rodriguez, Guest Blogger
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Last week author Noah Isenberg and Arianne Ulmer Cipes came to D.G. Wills Books in La Jolla to talk about iconoclastic director Edgar G. Ulmer. Guest blogger Miguel Rodriguez took the opportunity to interview them about an underappreciated filmmaker.

Japan Tsunami Debris Washed Ashore Inspires Ruth Ozeki's Latest Novel

Jan. 22
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A piece of tsunami debris is the catalyst of Ruth Ozeki's novel, "A Tale For The Time Being."

San Diego Native Ted Williams' Biography Explores Baseball Great's Life

Jan. 14
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San Diego native Ted Williams remains the greatest hitter in baseball. A new biography explores his triumphs and troubled personality.

Biographer Reconsiders Ulysses Grant's Legacy

Dec. 10
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In 'The Man Who Saved the Union,' author H.W. Brands shows former U.S. President Ulysses Grant was a troubled man who became a great leader during a very difficult time in U.S. history.

Chef Alice Waters Discusses The Future Of The Slow Food Movement

Dec. 4
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While in San Diego for a book signing, chef Alice Waters discusses the "slow" food movement.

Amy Tan's Journey To 'The Valley Of Amazement'

Dec. 3
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Bestselling author Amy Tan explores the world of Chinese courtesans, the relationships between mothers and daughters and themes of abandonment and identity in her new novel, "The Valley of Amazement."