Books & Poetry
Independent book reviewer David Starkey has, for the second year, written 30 short reviews to celebrate each day of Poetry Month. Read story.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Santa Barbara author Grace De Soto Ferry's collection of short stories makes memories soar. Read story.
Monday, March 16, 2015
The Testament of Mary author will appear at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on Thursday, March 12. Read story.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The 10th annual event takes place Saturday, March 7. Read story.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Robert Gates’s memoir is nearly 600 pages about his experiences in the Bush 43 and Obama administrations. Read story.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Author Daniel Handler answers the question — sort of. Read story.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Author Daniel Rachel’s new book presents an oral history of British songwriting. Read story.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Australian author Graeme Simsion continues the adventures of Don Tillman in his new book. Read story.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Mark Anthony Wilson and Joel Puliatti created this comprehensively researched pictorial account of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in California, Oregon, and Washington. Read story.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Poet and songwriter Toni Stern talks about her new book. Read story.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Canadian-born psychiatrist Dr. Norman Doidge discusses recent discoveries in neuroplasticity. Read story.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Author Michio Kaku ponders whether it might one day be possible to download memories or create a backup copy of our brain. Read story.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Author Mason Currey writes about the virtues of having a creative routine. Read story.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Author James Hall’s book about selfies. Read story.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The essays in Douglas Bauer’s latest collection were written after he flew from Boston back to Iowa to piece together his life after his mother died. Read story.