Author and professor at Santa Clara University
In Testimonios: Early California Through the Eyes of Women, authors Rose Marie Beebe and Robert Senkewicz transcribed, translated and edited 13 firsthand accounts from women growing up…
Aug. 16, 2019
from The 805
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum has been putting on a slew of events to remember the women who helped make the Central Coast region what it is…
Mar. 30, 2018
from The 805
Daphne Merkin discusses what normative means, the concept of a normal looking life, and her new novel, “22 Minutes of Unconditional Love”.
Mitch Sisskind discusses writing humorous poetry and his new book, “Collected Poems 2005-2020."
The movements of the sixties, which are captured in detail in Mike Davis and Jon Wiener’s new book Set the Night on Fire, are seen as wildly successful.
from Scheer Intelligence
Marilynne Robinson’s “Jack” is a book that Bookworms have been eager to read: the fourth volume of her multi-award-winning Gilead novels.
History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.
Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,” is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.
Nicole Krauss speaks about subconscious magic and realism combining through the art of writing, and her new book of short stories, “To Be a Man.”
A fight about masks on Nextdoor is typical of pandemic tensions. What’s not typical is that everyone in this fight agrees on the importance of wearing masks.
from Greater LA
Douglas Stuart’s “Shuggie Bain” is not a book to miss.