Books & Poetry
A poignant memoir that celebrates a life well lived and a death made more meaningful through shared reading. Read story.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Here’s a roundup of some self-help books recently published by Santa Barbara authors. Read story.
Friday, July 27, 2012
A look at some recently published books that reflect different aspects of the country. Read story.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Many consider this blow-by-blow story of the Stones' road to Altamont to be the finest rock book ever. Read story.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Author Dennis Nord discusses his new children's book “The Adventures of Freida and Her Friends.” Read story.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Days after the loss of iconic author Ray Bradbury, reader and writers converged for the annual conference celebrating the life of letters. Read story.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Talking to Craig Carey, author of “Hiking & Backpacking Santa Barbara & Ventura,” a new guide to the southern Los Padres. Read story.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
SBWC celebrates its 40th anniversary at the Hyatt Santa Barbara June 9-14. Read story.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
This multivolume biography of Lyndon Johnson may be the greatest study of American political power. Read story.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Author Jonah Lehrer gives us a peek into the mystery of epiphany in his new book Imagine: How Creativity Works before his talk at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on May 17. Read story.
Monday, May 14, 2012
After watching monarch chrysalises develop into butterflies in her backyard, Joan Calder combined her love of teaching and insects and wrote Airplanes in the Garden: Monarch Butterflies Take Flight. Read story.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Louise Krug came to Santa Barbara to be a pretty journalist, but left debilitated. Her memoir is about the recovery. Read story.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
S.B. author Lee Wardlaw wins the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for her children’s book Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku. Read story.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Surf scribe Michael Kew's rollicking and adventurous collection of stories about his far-flung surf-motivated travels is called Crossings. Read story.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Dannsair guitarist Russ Doherty chronicles his travels to Ireland, where he learns, performs, and is inspired by the traditional music that flows out of the country. Read story.