San Diego-based futurist and author David Brin talks about his latest novel, "Existence".
The San Diego Book Awards were given out on June 9 and Laurel Corona took three awards including the Geisel Award for best in show.
- June 11
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The 18th Annual San Diego Book Awards were held over the weekend to honor both published and unpublished authors from the San Diego area. Here are the winners.
- June 8
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Author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday at the age of 91. I asked some of his fans to remember what they loved about him.
"Molokai" by Alan Brennert is a One Book, One San Diego selection which tells the story of how people diagnosed with leprosy survived in a colony on the Hawaiian island.
Just in time for Mother's Day, we'll debunk some myths about pregnancy after age 35. Author and Professor Jean Twenge says it's not as risky as you might think.
Arthur Salm was the book review editor and columnist, as well as feature and arts writer, for the San Diego Union-Tribune for 20 years. But now he finds himself on the other side as his first book, a middle grader novel called Anyway, A Story About Me with 138 Footnotes, 27 Exaggerations, and 1 Plate of Spaghetti. It comes under the scrutiny of book reviewers.
- April 23
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One million books will be given away tonight to entice more readers to lose themselves in the printed word.
In the mid-90s, Thomas Lux, a poetry professor at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, was asked by Judith Moore, the late editor of the San Diego Reader, to write a series of pieces on San Diego. Lux was not only a total outsider, he had never before written non-fiction.
Yesterday, Write Out Loud kicked off The Big Read: Shades of Poe, its month long celebration of writer Edgar Allan Poe that is being run in partnership with NEA's The Big Read and the San Diego Public Library.
- March 1
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Guest blogger Miguel Rodriguez reviews the new biography of actress Myrna Loy, "Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood."
The annual Writers Symposium by The Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University is underway. We'll hear from Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and author Chris Hedges.
When a parent becomes seriously ill, is it best to keep the children in the dark or let them know what's going on? The authors of "How To Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness" talk about how to deal with the fear and sadness.
Elizabeth George, author of 17 novels featuring British detective Thomas Lynley, is in San Diego to promote her newest book. We ask how an American writer gets into the head of an upper-class British sleuth.
Luis Urrea wrote about his distant Aunt Teresa in the best-selling novel "The Hummingbird's Daughter." His new book, "The Queen of America," continues her saga, this time as a faith healer in the United States.