Books & Poetry

‘A Strangeness in My Mind’ Latest from Orhan Pamuk

The Turkish author weaves a story of life in Istanbul in his recent book. Read story.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

How Real Is ‘Wreck and Order’?

Former ‘Indy’ editor Hannah Tennant-Moore discusses her debut novel and comes to Chaucer’s on March 23. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Enda Duffy and the New Irish Renaissance

UCSB Professor Duffy brings Irish Literature to a new generation of students Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Timothy Egan’s ‘The Immortal Irishman’

The award-winning author’s latest tome depicts the life of Thomas Meagher. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

‘Stories of Arroyo Hondo’

Chris Chapman’s book captures and illustrates the multilayered soul of the Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tara Jones Pens Bucket List Travel Book

Eat This, Shoot That! founder releases ‘100 Things to Do in Santa Barbara Before You Die.’ Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tales from the Bottom of the World

Author Cathy de Moll comes to Chaucer’s to talk Trans-Antarctica Expedition. Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Peruvian Poet Work Gets English Debut

Anthony Geist Translates Luis Hernández’s 'The School of Solitude' Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vitamin Angels Photographer Talks ‘Dreams for Our Children’

Matt Dayka discusses nonprofit’s new book and its goal of going out of business. Read story.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

A Surfing Zine Is Born

"Wild True Now" commemorates soul-searching summer surf trip. Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Adam Grant Brings Original Thought to UCSB

The best-selling author will discuss his latest work, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World. Read story.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

U.S. Poet Laureate Comes to UCSB

Juan Felipe Herrera presents an evening of poetry. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Stacy Schiff New Book, ‘The Witches’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author exposes truths of Salem Witch trials. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Erin Graffy and Tom Mielko Create ‘Animalia’

The poet and the artist combine their talents for a new book of poems and drawings. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Mesa Bookstore Is Successfully Small

David Karys-Schiff’s tiny Cliff Drive shop survives on paperbacks and loyalty. Read story.

Monday, December 21, 2015
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