Posted Dec. 2, 2013, 9:23 am
What happens to us if we keep being angry at the people who bullied and tormented us during our lives? If we die with all that anger in us, could we be trapped here? Tethered to earth by the sheer weight of our resentments? Are ghosts simply people who couldn’t get past their own troubled emotions?
Posted Oct. 3, 2013, 8:17 am
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges will present his latest thesis, “The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies,” in a thought-provoking talk at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club in Santa Monica at 11 am on Oct. 13.
Posted Sep. 19, 2013, 8:27 am
The Santa Monica Public Library will welcome critically-acclaimed and best-selling authors John Searles and Dennis Lehane for the Southern California book launch event of Searles’ new novel "Help for the Haunted" this Saturday.
Posted Sep. 11, 2013, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica Public Library celebrates the seventh annual Green Prize for Sustainable Literature at the special event this Thursday.
Posted Aug. 25, 2013, 8:55 am
Santa Monica writer Darryl Sollerh, whose novellas published this year have garnered him First Horizon, Hoffer Award Finalist honors, as well as two Readers’ Favorite Book Award Finalist honors, will this week debut his latest, entitled “ALIBIS OF THE HEART”, marking his sixth novella to be released in the past eight months.
Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 8:27 am
Santa Monica native Susan Spann has taken the literary world by storm with her debut crime fiction novel, “Claws of the Cat: A Shinobi Mystery.”
Posted Aug. 13, 2013, 9:10 am
Santa Monica resident and published author Alan Mindell believes his life has just begun at the age of 72.
Posted Aug. 1, 2013, 8:44 am
Neil Grunig’s 19 years of surf experience has afforded him the opportunity to share his experiences and perspective on surfing and the ocean in his first published book.
Posted Jul. 16, 2013, 9:19 am
Spencer Croul, an avid surfer and surf memorabilia collector, was able to transform his surf enthusiasm into a publishing company that reflects this passion.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:53 am
Patti Davis tells the story of how her latest novel, "Till Human Voices Wake Us," began twelve years ago with an encounter on the beach in Malibu and concluded with a discovery of self publishing.
Posted Mar. 13, 2013, 9:29 am
Santa Monica resident Matthew VanFossan may be blind, but it hasn’t stopped him from publishing his first book, “Through Gilly’s Eyes: Memoirs of a Guide Dog.”