Books & Poetry
‘Spirits in the Air: Poetry and the Liquid Muse’ happens April 25 in State Street bar. Read story.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Nonfiction book tells of refugee Tasoula Hadjitofi’s quest to reclaim her nation’s stolen heritage. Read story.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The sailing surfer’s autobiography is a page-turning high-seas adventure. Read story.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Audrey Berger Welz writes of one woman’s determination, heart, and love. Read story.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Hope Jahren will read from her best-selling book on April 5 at Campbell Hall. Read story.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Former Santa Barbara Poet Laureate and current Independent book reviewer, offers up one book for each day of National Poetry Month. Read story.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Isabel Allende draws readers into the lives of three people caught first in a paralyzing snowstorm and then in a murder mystery. Read story.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Lavender farmer Melissa Broughton tells the true tale of Amos the rabbit. Read story.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Author Sasha Abramsky explores what happens when a society places the idea of safety at all costs ahead of the common good. Read story.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
‘Rolling Stone’ writer offers a funny, imaginative, thoroughly researched book that may well convince you to join the band’s perpetual magical mystery tour. Read story.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Former Wall Street executive’s new book is a warning that the lessons of 2008 haven’t been learned. Read story.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Books tells readers how to regain strength, move effortlessly, and live without limits at any age. Read story.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
The photography critic is a talented writer and brings a pleasing symmetry to the overall project. Read story.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Beth Ann Fennelly is so charming that one can’t help but be drawn into her quirky and ultimately life-affirming world. Read story.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Hope in the Dark reminds that social change often takes a circuitous route, moving so imperceptibly that we hardly see it coming because we’re in the process of living it. Read story.