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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Man of few words

Poet Billy Collins is rubbing shoulders on the bestseller lists with the likes of Grisham and King -- has poetry finally found a bankable star?

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The man from Manresa

Internationally celebrated chef David Kinch shares his recipes and his outlook on food in his sumptuous new cookbook 'Manresa: An Edible Reflection'

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

The heart of Santa Cruz

Geoffrey Dunn's odyssey through the cultural history of the hometown he cannot escape

Monday, October 7th, 2013

One writer, one summer, one story

In his new book, the great non-fiction narrative master Bill Bryson turns his capacious curiosity to the dizzying events of the summer of 1927

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

The Blasphemer

Sherman Alexie's new book of stories, 'Blasphemy,' reminds the world that he's nobody's stoic Indian

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Across the Great Divide

Karen Joy Fowler's tragicomic novel 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' meditates on the power of love and empathy to cross the boundaries of species

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

City of Darkness

Santa Cruz's Laurie R. King delves into the seamy side of Paris in the 1920s in her new thriller 'The Bones of Paris'

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

A tale of two Nancys

Nancy Jarvis leaps from real estate into mysteries; Nancy Wood reaches 'Due Date'

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The City up close

Journalist Gary Kamiya has had a 40-year love affair with San Francisco, and now he's sharing her secrets in his finely detailed new book 'Cool Gray City of Love'

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Whither Mexico?

In his new book 'Midnight in Mexico,' journalist Alfredo Corchado looks for hope in a culture consumed by corruption and drug violence

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