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The 2014 One Book, One San Diego Selection

Tease photo: One Book, One San Diego 2014 Selection: Lysley Tenorio's 'Monstress'

One Book, One San Diego 2014 Selection: Lysley Tenorio's 'Monstress'

Author of the 'One Book One San Diego' pick, San Diego native Lysley Tenorio talks about his collection of short stories called "Monstress."

5/27/14Read more

Online Discussion Guide

Dive a little deeper into the book, take a look at our discussion guide created by the author himself, Lysley Tenorio.


One Book Author Events with Lysley Tenorio

Author Talk With 2014 One Book Author Lysley Tenorio At Mira Mesa Library

Sunday, November 16 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mira Mesa Branch Library: 8405 New Salem St, San Diego, CA 92126

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Join KPBS and the Mira Mesa Library for a special event featuring Lysley Tenorio, author of "Monstress," the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection. Lysley Tenorio grew up in San Diego and is excited to speak at his home library branch.

Author Talk With 2014 One Book Author Lysley Tenorio At Escondido Public Library

Monday, November 17 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Escondido Public Library, Turrentine Room 239 S Kalmia Street Escondido, CA 92025

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Join KPBS and the Escondido Public Library for a special event featuring Lysley Tenorio, the author of "Monstress," the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection. Doors will open at 5:30 PM.

Additional One Book Events

Las Filipinas In The World: Filipino Book Discussion Series

Monday, October 6 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Central Public Library

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Come join the discussion on October 6th from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. This event is part of the One Book, One San Diego program featuring “Monstress,” by Lysley Tenorio this year.

One Book, One San Diego Discussion Of 'Monstress' At Fallbrook Library

Thursday, October 23 2014 6:30 p.m.

Fallbrook Branch Library, 124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028

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This darkly funny collection of short stories set in the Filipino American culture. Please see staff for a copy of the book. Refreshments will be provided.

Monster Movie Marathon At El Cajon Library

Sunday, October 26 2014 12:30 p.m.

San Diego County Library, El Cajon Branch, 201 E. Douglas, El Cajon, CA 92020

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Help us celebrate the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection, "Monstress," with a campy horrorfest! Spend the afternoon watching some classic popcorn films--popcorn included.

One Book, One San Diego Discussion Of 'Monstress' At Ramona Library

Monday, October 27 2014 1 p.m.

San Diego County Library, Ramona Branch, 1275 Main Street, Ramona, CA 92065

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We will discuss "Monstress" by Lysley Tenorio, the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection. Refreshments provided.

One Book, One San Diego Book Club Discussion At Ocean Beach Library

Tuesday, October 28 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Ocean Beach Library: 4801 Santa Monica Ave., San Diego CA 92107

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Ocean Beach Book Discussion Group will discuss the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection, “Monstress" by Lysley Tenorio. Discussion led by Jennifer Derilo, an editor of the Kartika Review.

About One Book, One San Diego

The 18th Annual Writing for Literacy Essay Contest

Students in grades 4, 8 and 10 are invited to submit an essay on suggested topics for a chance to win great prizes. Deadline for submissions is 3:00 PM on Friday, December 19, 2014. Winners will be announced in the spring of 2015.

9/17/14Read more

Past One Book Selections

Last year we highlighted Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. Find out more about this book and other previous One Book selections, in our archives..

Tease photo: One Book, One San Diego: FAQs & Selection Criteria

One Book, One San Diego: FAQs & Selection Criteria

One Book, One San Diego promises to be an exciting program in 2014. This article answers common questions about the program. Contact Clare Pister at cpister@kpbs.org with further questions.

3/6/13Read more

Author Talk With 2014 One Book Author Lysley Tenorio At The City College International Book Fair

Thursday, October 16 2014 12:45 p.m. to 2:10 p.m.

San Diego City College, Room V-101, 1313 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

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Join KPBS and City College at their annual International Book Fair for this special presentation by author Lysley Tenorio about his book, "Monstress," the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection. Books will be for sale and the author will sign copies.