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2015 One Book, One San Diego Selection

Tease photo: 2015 One Book, One San Diego Pick Announced

2015 One Book, One San Diego Pick Announced

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.

5/13/15Read more

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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 with further questions.

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OzCon - Celebrating L. Frank Baum & The Land Of Oz

Friday, July 31 2015 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Town and Country Resort and Convention Center

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At the convention, which has been happening throughout the West Coast since 1964, fans can enter a costume contest, take quizzes, go on an Oz treasure hunt, spend hours at the research table, tell Oz-related anecdotes and attend after-parties.

Book Sale At San Carlos Library

Saturday, September 6 2014 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

San Carlos Public Library

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Come to the Book Sale at the San Carlos Library to find a new book to jump into! We have lots of children’s books. Every month. 45% of our available books are new titles!

'Moby Dick' Marathon Reading

Saturday, August 1 2015 noon

Maritime Museum of San Diego

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What better way to honor Herman Melville's birthday than with a reading of his classic seafaring novel, "Moby Dick?" Write Out Loud puts on a birthday bash in which the community is invited to read aloud from the book.

'Run Free: The True Story Of Caballo Blanco'

Tuesday, August 4 2015 6:30 p.m.

Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center

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The film chronicles the life of American ultra running legend Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse) and his quest to create an ultra marathon in Mexico’s Copper Canyon to promote and preserve Tarahumara running tradition.

Author William Finnegan Presents ‘Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life’

Monday, August 3 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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Warwick's is hosting New Yorker staff writer and surfer William Finnegan on Monday, August 3rd at 7:30 p.m. to present his memoir, “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.”

'Writing With Pictures' Multi-Media Exhibition

Ongoing until Sunday, September 13, 2015

California Center for the Arts: Escondido

"Writing With Pictures" is a multi-media exhibition that tells the story behind the creation of the picture book: why we love them, and their widening audience and role in the 21st century.