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

Anne Flett-Giordano Debuts Detective Yarn Set in S.B.

Mystery novel ‘Mary, Kiss, Kill’ gives an up-close look at greed, betrayal, lust, and vanity in our seaside town. Read story.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

John Renehan’s The Valley

Santa Barbara-Raised author writes frontline crime story Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Grow Older, Grow Wiser

Santa Barbara author Viola Mecke discusses her new book Aging Wisely. Read story.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

An Interview with Gabriella Klein

A Santa Barbara poet debuts her first book, Land Sparing. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Cartel Reviewed

Private investigator turned author Don Winslow writes another gripping tale about Mexican drug lords. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Bringing Junípero Serra to Life

A new book sheds light on the priest who built the first California missions. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Los Alamos Writer Pens Three Movements for Six Hands

In his latest book, Terry Row writer imagines a love affair between composer Johannes Brahms and his real-life friend Clara Schumann. Read story.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Fighting Cancer with Confidence

Author Andrea Hutton’s advice from “Bald Is Better with Earrings: A Survivors Guide to Getting Through Breast Cancer.” Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Aija Mayrock Beats the Bullies

Young, Santa Barbara-raised author pens The Survival Guide to Bullying. Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Man Who Gave Away His Organs

Richard Levine’s debut book is a collection of stories that are imaginative and provocative throughout, and the writing fluid and evocative. Read story.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Review: Is There a Dry Drunk In Your Life?

Author/therapist Carole Bennett pens a sequel to her Reclaim Your Life. Read story.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Memoir Remembers “Cowboy Dad”

Melissa Broughton’s new book reflects on life with an alcoholic father and learning to heal. Read story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Cole Cohen’s Memoir Head Case

A UCSB employee pens a witty, unsympathetic book about the hole in her brain. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
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