In his memoir, Dennis Lynch offers a behind-the-scenes look at the trial that led to the conviction and execution of the deposed Iraqi leader.
A new book traces the path science research has taken since middle-20th century and the work of one man who was pivotal in that change.
In March 2006, a Vista businesswoman went missing. Ten days later her body was found near San Felipe, Mexico. Authorities said it was murder, but when her daughter tried to find the killer, she found unexpected answers.
What makes a best-seller? What are the key things authors need to learn about their business? Midday Edition explores an effort in San Diego to teach authors to become business people.
"The Cartel" is a sequel to Don Winslow's bestseller, "The Power of the Dog." Both books are crime thrillers, but in terms of research and scope, they qualify as a quasi-history of the drug war.
A UC San Diego sociology professor examines how mental illness has been viewed through the centuries in his book, "Madness In Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine."
San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Wendy Patrick shares tips on how to read people in "Red Flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers and Toxic People in Every Part of Your Life."
As a San Diego blog helps others understand life as a "highly sensitive person." Researchers are studying the HSP personality trait to see if it is also genetic.
A new book, "How To Speak Cat: A Guide To Decoding Cat Language," co-authored San Diego Humane Society President Gary Weitzman, aims to help cat lovers better understand their feline friends.
Taya Kyle, widow Chris Kyle, is in San Diego to discuss her memoir, "American Wife: Love, War, Faith and Renewal." She talks about her life without Chris and resources for other San Diego military families dealing with grief.
Researchers are learning these simple things such as listening, giving praise or sharing a secret, may be effective tools in rescuing kids from the effects of an abusive childhood.
The winning selection for the 9th annual One Book, One San Diego community reading program is "Shadow of the Wind" by Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón.
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 child psychologists turned authors discuss how a life filled with instant gratification can produce unintended consequences.
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.