Why we care about Miranda July’s quirks
Lee Quarnstrom’s memoir recalls the golden age of pyschedelics
New book recounts a buddhist pilgrimage that encountered craziness of all types—especially in Santa Cruz
A book lover’s guide to local authors whose work will make great gifts this season
Author Chris Hedges on the NDAA, domestic spying and civil resistance
Pulitzer-winning novelist Jane Smiley’s ordinary settings reveal extraordinary truths
Azar Nafisi on American identity and misguided individualism
Best-selling author Garth Stein’s latest book is a multi-generational tale set in the Pacific Northwest
Sandra Gilbert gets real about the truths and lies we tell ourselves about food
September brings a series of unique and popular children’s authors to Bookshop Santa Cruz
Mark Stephens wrote the book on yoga, literally
Amy Bloom follows the twists of hope and desire in ‘Lucky Us’
Lisa Jensen’s new adult fantasy explores a new twist on Neverland
Hemp, birds, and the alimentary canal—oh my! Bookshop Santa Cruz rolls out a slew of noteworthy book events Bookshop Santa Cruz will...
Editor’s note: Charles Atkinson has lived in Santa Cruz for 40 years. He is the author of five prize-winning volumes of poetry....
Local fantasy series author, June M. Pace, is living her wildest dreams June M. Pace has never eaten a taco. It was...
…And Other esoteric Musings Await in our Big, Luscious Fall Lit Preview, Featuring Award Winner Sherman Alexie
Editor’s note: Stephen Kessler is the author, most recently of “Scratch Pegasus” (poems, Swan Scythe Press) and “Poems of Consummation” by Vicente...
Novelist weaves local history and fiction as a vehicle for finding truth in ‘The Curse of Santa Cruz’ Stephanie Michel’s new novel...
Local author Wei Wei releases new memoir, ‘Tracing Our Footsteps: Fifteen Tales of Hope, Struggle, and Triumph’ Wei Wei emigrated from China...
Ben Lomond author gives prolific inventor, John J. Montgomery, the long-overdue credit he deserves Few Santa Cruzans know that some of the...
Santa Cruz Writes fosters a literary community in Santa Cruz County
Local ‘Plot Whisperer’ shares the secrets of story structure
‘Inside of a Dog’ encourages readers to stop and smell the roses
On the eve of his only (and rare) public appearance for his new book, ‘Farther Away,’ the celebrated author opens up about...
A young woman loses everything, then finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail
Author Terry Tempest Williams discovers the gift of mystery in her mother’s journals
With a new book, ‘No Happy Cows,’ and the forthcoming Virtual Food Revolution Summit, author John Robbins stirs up a food uprising...
Santa Cruz prepares to spread the love of reading on World Book Night 2012
Local author explains how to find everlasting contentment with Western psychotherapy and Buddhist psychology