Ahrens, Bava scheduled to speak at Del Mar Library


The Del Mar Library announces these author appearances for the Local Author Showcase. The library hosts readings with published authors at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The library is at 1309 Camino Del Mar. Call 858-755-1666.

• Wednesday, Aug. 5: Cardiff resident and surf writer Chris Ahrens discusses his first novel, “Twilight in the City of Angels,” which presents the history of Los Angeles through Jose de La Luz Santiago. After he survives being hit by a train, Jose teaches his grandson important life lessons and the story of L.A. before “progress” invaded the city.

• Aug. 12: In “Sons of Chenia,” fantasy writer Joshua Rutherford tells the story of Nicolai, a young man who is called to rescue his homeland, the fictional Chenia. On his journey, Nicolai discovers the secrets of his hidden past while facing his enemies, both external and within himself.

• Aug. 26: Businessman and blogger Rick Bava discusses his book “In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation.” The result of extensive research and hundreds of interviews, the work is as a commentary on topics vital to the generation, like its culture, experiences, and history. As a baby boomer himself, Bava shares his unique perspective.