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Scripps Prof Describes US At An Environmental Breaking Point

May 17
By Michael Lipkin

Scripps professor emeritus Jeremy Jackson documented his road trip to get first-hand accounts of how people from the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico are coping with a changing climate.

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Julia Dixon Evans' Debut Book Lights Up Shelves

May 8
By Michael Lipkin

Finding long-lost letters from a loved one can be a powerful reminder of the past. But they can also force us to view our history in a new light.

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Those Cute Animal Videos May Be Causing More Harm Than Good

May 3
By Michael Lipkin

For every baby animal that draws attention, and more importantly donations, there's another more homely creature without that same affection.

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Women Creators, Entrepreneurs Profiled In New Book By National City Teacher

May 2
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

“Women Who Launch” profiles the women who created the Girl Scouts, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, SPANX, the Women’s March and more.

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UC San Diego Physics Professor Calls For Nobel Reform

May 1
By Michael Lipkin

Brian Keating writes about what it was like inside a high-stakes cosmology experiment in the new book, "Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor."

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Sonia Nazario Speaking At Restoring Civility Conference

April 11
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The topic of the seventh annual Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue is "Media Literacy: Finding Truth in a Post-Truth World."

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Jay Gatsby, Sean Penn And Branford Marsalis

April 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It's a literary weekend with a ballet inspired by "The Great Gatsby" and a book reading by actor Sean Penn, plus musician Branford Marsalis returns for a classical music concert.

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San Diego Veterinarian Writes Memoir About Her Life Treating And Loving Animals

April 5
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego veterinarian Suzy Fincham-Gray writes about the deep and complex relationships between animals and the people who love them in “My Patients and Other Animals: A Veterinarian’s Stories of Love, Loss, and Hope.”

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'Children Of Blood And Bone' Is San Diego Writer's Hit Debut

April 3
By Michael Lipkin

The first entry in Tomi Adeyemi's series has quickly become the best-selling book in its category and the series is already being made into a movie. Adeyemi is just 24.

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April Noir Book Of The Month Club: 'The Fallen Sparrow'

April 2
D.A. Kolodenko

Guest blogger D.A. Kolodenko tackles Dorothy B. Hughes' "The Fallen Sparrow" as the April Noir Book of the Month Club selection. The film version screens April 8 at Digital Gym Cinema.

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Steven Spielberg Delivers Pop Culture Sensory Overload With 'Ready Player One'

March 30
By Beth Accomando

Steven Spielberg, hot off of Oscar nominations for last year’s "The Post," already has a new movie out. It's the eagerly anticipated "Ready Player One."

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Women Reflect On Their Silver Hair Journey

March 26
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Some women have said they felt empowered after embracing their grey hair. Stylist Lorraine Massey is in San Diego Monday to discuss her latest book, “Silver Hair: A Handbook.”

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New Mingei Exhibition Celebrates The Art Of The Book

March 22
By Marissa Cabrera, Michael Lipkin

"Voluminous Art: Treasures from San Diego’s University Libraries," showcases 75 volumes from the libraries of San Diego State University, UC San Diego and the University of San Diego. It runs through September 3 at the Mingei International Museum at Balboa Park.

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Are Businesses People? The Long History Of Corporate Civil Rights

March 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

From 1868 until 1912, the Supreme Court decided 312 cases dealing with the Fourteenth Amendment rights of corporations, compared with just 28 about the rights of African Americans.

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San Diego Writer Reflects On A (Sometimes Morbid) Childhood Abroad

March 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Did Amy Wallen's family really dig up a grave in 1970s Peru? Wallen explores the uncertainty of memory in her new memoir.

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