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Doctor to sign sports thriller book at Warwick’s Books

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Harvey Shapiro will sign ‘Morphed’ at noon, July 15 at Warwick’s Bookstore, 7812 Girard Ave. By Kathy Day Harvey Shapiro, 71, has found a new way to feed his workaholic personality – writing a book. He recently published “Morphed,” a sports thriller, revolving around the use of DNA doping in sports and the use of [...]

Book examines tenure of University of California system president Richard Atkinson

La Jollans rita and richard atkinson receive Chancellor’s medals from outgoing UCSD Chancellor marye anne Fox during the university Founders Dinner in november 2011.

Neither his tenure at UCSD nor his time as the National Science Foundation’s deputy director could have prepared him for the firestorm that awaited.

Library gift will place more hot titles in La Jollans’ hands

La Jolla riford Library’s head librarian, Catherine Greene, leafs through a recent edition of the New York Times books section, which is available for readers to review before making selections. Pat Sherman

Though a section for new books is located near the entrance to the La Jolla Riford Library, it’s not often people walk out with the buzz-worthy selections they seek.

Local writer publishes eBook set in La Jolla in the 1980s

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Author Sherry Moeller Campbell, La Jolla High School Class of 1963, released her La Jolla mystery/comedy novel through Kindle and Nook. The eBook, “Just Stab Me in the Eye,” focuses on a “slacker beach chick and sexy private dick seeking a dude who’s kinda sick. Object: to catch a killer.”

Bound Together: The art of books goes on display

‘Hanuman’ by  Marilyn Stablein.  Handmade papers are collaged with images from vintage Indian children’s comic, screen-printed cover paper and laser copies of vintage images.  COURTESY

Old books can be found deconstructed, cut, twisted, folded, fanned, and distorted into new objects of beauty and intrigue at the fourth annual San Diego Book Arts National Juried Exhibition, May 26-July 8 at Geisel Library on the UC San Diego campus.

Marilu Henner discusses new book on memory retention at Warwick’s

La Jollan Virginia DeGeneres had her copy of Marilu Henner’s new book signed at Warwick’s May 10. Henner was in La Jolla to discuss her recently published account of living with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. Pat Sherman photos

“Marriage is like making waffles,” said actress and author Marilu Henner. “You always throw the first one out.”

Friend pens biography about young surfer’s stormy seas

Author Kirk Lee Aeder was so profoundly affected by La Jolla surfing prodigy and friend Chris O’Rourke, that more than 30 years after O’Rourke’s untimely death from cancer he felt compelled to retell his story in “Child of the Storm.”

La Jolla CEO shoots from the hip in new book loaded with biz lessons

Neil Senturia

When you walk into the La Jolla Shores office of Neil Senturia’s investment company, Blackbird Ventures, there’s a sign above his desk that sticks out like a bright, floral-patterned gown at a funeral. The sign contains four simple words in two sentences. “F**k you. Pay me.”

Deluxe Edition: 17th annual Jewish Book Fair packed with speakers and special events

Gilad Sharon, who will discuss the biography he penned about his father, "Sharon," is the youngest of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s three sons and was a confidante to his father. He holds a master’s degree in economics and writes a frequent column for an Israeli newspaper. A major in the Israel Defense Force reserves, he currently manages his family’s farm in Israel.

The 17th annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair is comprised of Morning Coffee Conversations, Talks Over Lunch, and Evening Lectures, Nov. 3-13, mainly at the Jewish Community Center in La Jolla. It’s 11 days of hard-hitting topics and lighthearted musings, presented by folks so stoked about them that they’ve written books on the subjects and are arriving by the planeful to share their thoughts and observations.

Local author to launch book tour from La Jolla

Chad Stewart

Author Chad Stewart of La Jolla will discuss and sign his new book, “The Five Great Principles for Life: Focus, Strength, Success, Wisdom and Responsibility,” from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. Stewart said the event will launch him on a nationwide book tour to promote the “guide,” targeted to young people, but full of wisdom and advice for people at all crossroads of life.

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