The 2014 One Book, One San Diego Selection
Author of the 'One Book One San Diego' pick, San Diego native Lesley Tennorio talks about his collection of short stories called "Monstress."
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
Monday, October 13 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join KPBS and San Diego Public Library as we kick off the 2014 One Book, One San Diego program with a special event featuring Lysley Tenorio, author of "Mostress," the 2014 selection. PASACAT will perform the National Philippine bamboo folk dance.
Wednesday, October 15 2014 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join KPBS and the University of San Diego's Copley Library for a presentation by Lysley Tenorio about his book, "Monstress," the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection. Books will be available for sale, and the author will sign copies.
Wednesday, October 15 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Please note: books will be available for sale by the SDSU Bookstore, and the author will be available to sign copies of "Monstress" prior to the presentation, from 6:00 to 6:45 PM.
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
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.
Thursday, October 16 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bonita-Sunnyside Branch Library 4375 Bonita Road Bonita, CA 91902
Doors open at 6 PM. Books will be available for sale. A reception will follow the presentation with musical performances by County of San Diego Filipino Employees Association and the Kulintag (Samahan Musical Ensemble), and Tenorio will sign books.
Sunday, November 16 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Mira Mesa Branch Library: 8405 New Salem St, San Diego, CA 92126
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.
Additional One Book Events
Wednesday, September 24 2014 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
"Monstress," stories by Lysley Tenorio, is a book of quirky short stories set amongst Filipino-American communities in California and the Philippines.
Thursday, September 25 2014 1:30 p.m.
Bonita-Sunnyside Branch Library, 4375 Botina Road, Bonita, CA 91902
Bonita library will host a special book discussion of One Book, One San Diego's selection of Lysley Tenorio's "Monstress." Please pick up a copy of the book from the front desk in advance. Light refreshments will be provided.
Saturday, October 4 2014 10 a.m.
Lemon Grove Branch Library, 3001 School Ln. Lemon Grove, CA 91945
Join us for a One Book, One San Diego book club discussion on "Montress" by Lysley Tenorio on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. In partnership with the County of San Diego Filipino American Employees Association.
Thursday, October 9 2014 2:30 p.m.
Jacumba Branch LIbrary, 44605 Old Highway 80, Jacumba Hot Springs, CA 91934
Join us to read and discuss the One Book, One San Diego 2014 selection, "Monstress," by Lysley Tenorio and enjoy a multi-cultural food tasting. Order your copy now or pick one up at the Jacumba Branch Library starting on Thursday, September 18th.
Saturday, October 11 2014 10 a.m.
Julian Branch Library, 1850 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036
Join us for a book discussion on the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection "Monstress," by author Lysley A. Tenorio, followed by a cooking demo.
About One Book, One San Diego
Community Reading Program to feature “Monstress” by Lysley Tenorio
KPBS is pleased to announce the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection: Monstress by San Diego-native, Lysley Tenorio.
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..
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with further questions.