Books & Poetry

Pascale Beale Roots for Fruit

Santa Barbara chef releases her latest cookbook. Read story.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

New Books by ‘Indy’ Writers

A biography, a novel, and short stories by ‘Independent’ contributors Josef Woodard, Tennant-Moore, and Michael Smith. Read story.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Donna Karan’s Fashion Memoir

Famed designer stops in Montecito to discuss 'My Journey.' Read story.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

'Under the Ginkgo Tree' Is a Fast-Paced, Engrossing Tale

Jolene DeLisa’s memoir is a fast-paced, engrossing tale chronicling 1950s Hollywood and the Peace Movement. Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Rare Book House Sells Unpublished Brontë Manuscript

Brontë Society in England welcomes short story segment and poem by Charlotte Brontë. Read story.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Ross Macdonald at 100

The rediscovery of Santa Barbara’s greatest writer. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Maya No Mystery to Her

UCSB Professor Anabel Ford’s new book bangs drum on sustainable-forest-cultivation theory. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

‘Tiny Instruments’: New Novel Is a Philosophical Journey

Santa Barbara writer Mitchell Bogatz publishes a sci-fi book. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mitchell Kriegman Brings Clarissa Back to Life

The author’s latest book sees popular TV character all grown up. Read story.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Héctor Tobar Talks Chilean Mine Disaster

An interview with the author, whose book ‘Deep Down Dark’ tells the story of the 33 men who survived 69 days trapped underground. Read story.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A Conversation with Gary Snyder

Pulitzer Prize‒winning poet comes to UCSB November 4. Read story.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

‘Between the World and Me’ Ponders Race in America

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates writes about the ongoing race struggle in U.S. Read story.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Marsha de la O Releases ‘Antidote for Night’

The poet’s most recent book is beautiful and dark. Read story.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

David McCullough Talks the Wright Brothers

Pulitzer Prize-winning author gives a gripping account of the birth of the airplane. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

New Books by Three S.B. Dance Heavy Hitters

Robin Bisio, Carol M. Press, and Katya Bloom share their artistic and scholarly meditations on dance. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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