Category archives for: Books

Literary Society author’s first published novel — ‘Rules of Civility’ — a New York Times best seller

Author Amor Towles with Chapter leader Gayle Allen of Northern Trust. Photo/McKenzie Images

Amor Towles was in his 20s when he wrote an idea for a novel on a matchbook cover and threw it into a drawer

Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club to hold 2nd Annual CCA Writers Conference

James Morris

Best-selling authors and many other writing professionals will provide inspirational and educational workshops to students of eight local high schools.

Local author’s new book hits NY Times Best Sellers list

The subtitle calls it “A business fable about taking your game and your team to the next level.”

Local resident’s new novel combines high seas adventure with legal drama

V. Frank Asaro

V. Frank Asaro brings together many of his areas of expertise — philosopher, lawyer, inventor and composer — in his new novel, “The Tortoise Shell Code.”

Carmel Valley resident’s new novel combines high seas adventure with legal drama

V. Frank Asaro brings together many of his areas of expertise — philosopher, lawyer, inventor and composer — in his new novel, “The Tortoise Shell Code.”

Del Mar man publishes second novel, a political satire

Walter Carlin

Available on Amazon and Kindle, his self-published fiction tells the story of a young and inexperienced lobbyist who is appointed as “K Street Warrior,” a position that calls the shots from Wall Street to Capitol Hill.

Del Mar author at Warwick’s book signing Aug. 25

Del Mar resident and author Walter Carlin will be signing copies of his latest novel, “Beelzebub O’Brien, K Street Warrior,” at Warwick’s Books in La Jolla, 7812 Girard, on Saturday, Aug. 25

‘Animal Talk’: Local resident writes book about communication with animals

Author Debra Saum with Romeo, the horse that inspired her book “Horse As Teacher … The Path to Relationship”

Saum recently released the book “Animal Talk, What Do They Have To Say?,” a collection of animal portraits she has painted over the years and the amazing things she said these creatures have talked to her about.

Book examines tenure of University of California system president Richard Atkinson

Former UC San Diego Chancellor and University of California President Richard Atkinson with his wife, Rita. Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

Richard Atkinson had spent 15 years as UCSD’s chancellor when in 1995 he was tapped to become president of the University of California system, overseeing its nine prestigious research universities.

St. Peter’s Book Sale offers summer reading, help for kindergartners in Africa

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Need some new books for the beach — or fun options for your kids’ summer reading? Come browse the book fair this Sunday, July 15, in the courtyard of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar.

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