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Literary fair features O’side authors

OCEANSIDE — The third annual Write On Oceanside Literary Fair will feature 23 Oceanside authors.

Bookseller shares love of literature in unique way

Bookseller shares love of literature in unique way

CARLSBAD — Sitting in his little bungalow house off of Jefferson Street, Sean Christopher began to describe one of the many reasons he is passionate about books.

Author hosts celebrity walking tours in Rancho Santa Fe

Author hosts celebrity walking tours in Rancho Santa Fe

RANCHO SANTA FE — Local celebrities, artists, designers, filmmakers, architects and photographers came out for the invitation-only inaugural Diane Welch Celebrity Walking Tour on Sunday afternoon.The event spotlights stars from the Golden Era of Hollywood who called Rancho Santa Fe “home” during the 1920s and 30s.

Book depicts local’s spiritual journey

Book depicts local’s spiritual journey

ENCINITAS — Jake Ducey was a typical Encinitas kid — a surfer and championship basketball player who later found it difficult to resist the temptation of drugs and alcohol.“I started partying hard in high school,” he explained. “Then I could go out the next night and score 30 points.”

Thievery and charity in Ross Talarico’s newest novel, ‘Sled Run’

Thievery and charity in Ross Talarico’s newest novel, ‘Sled Run’

RANCHO SANTA FE — Drawing from his own experiences growing up in Rochester, N.Y., author Ross Talarico’s new novel “Sled Run,” is a modern day Robin Hood tale about a teenage boy Rosey who’s seduced by the dazzle (and 1959 candy-apple red Mercury convertible) of a local Mafioso, Carm Carlotta.

Author tells story of beating cancer ‘to a pulp’

Author tells story of beating cancer ‘to a pulp’

OCEANSIDE — After surviving stage IV colorectal cancer, Ali Gilmore recognized an opportunity to face other fears and help others. 

Poet Gary Soto likes to ‘generate feelings and shake it up’

Poet Gary Soto likes to ‘generate feelings and shake it up’

OCEANSIDE — Author Gary Soto will share more than two decades of his works at a two-day reading festival at MiraCosta College Feb 26 and Feb. 27. 

Author’s book sheds light on race

Author’s book sheds light on race

OCEANSIDE — Dr. James E. Schell, 83, had an epiphany in 1999 when he and his wife, Doris, returned to their hometown of West Point, Ga., for a reunion of 10th Street High School.

Author explores importance of understanding, respect for other religions

Author explores importance of understanding, respect for other religions

SOLANA BEACH — Psychiatrist Dr. Ed Siegel has devoted his career to mental health.

Local author pens surfing detective novel set in Encinitas

Local author pens surfing detective novel set in Encinitas

ENCINITAS — Michael Conway, 62, said he’s wanted to write a novel since his mother signed him up for a creative writing class in the fourth grade.