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One Book, One San Diego is our region's premiere literary program, presented in partnership between KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations and educational institutions. Now in its 11th year, the purpose is to bring our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. For more information, click here.

Thank you for your nominations!

Nominations for the 2017 selection have ended.

Thank you for your nominations for the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection. We received almost 500! Now, the One Book Advisory Committee will carefully review each nomination against our selection criteria. The top ten will be announced in May and our new featured book will be announced in August at the first San Diego Book Festival!

More information to come. In the meantime, happy reading!

About One Book, One San Diego

2017 Recommended Reading List from Publishers

As we begin our search for the 2017 One Book, One San Diego selection, we asked local representatives from major publishing houses, including Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and MacMillan, what books they recommend.

Tell us what you think!

Please help us to continue to improve this program by taking a couple of minutes to complete our participant survey.

Past One Book Selections

Find out all about our previous One Book selections in our archives.

One Book, One San Diego: FAQs & Selection Criteria

One Book, One San Diego promises to be an exciting program in 2017. This article answers common questions about the program. Contact Clare Pister at with further questions.