Monthly Archives: March 2018


5 Stephen Hawking Books that Aren’t “A Brief History of Time”

The brilliant Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018, leaving behind a brilliant legacy in the world of theoretical physics.   Professor Hawking first made waves in the scientific community when his book, A Brief History of Time, became a phenomenal bestseller, making his theories about black holes accessible to the layman and academic […]

Marketa Hancova and International Women’s Day at La Playa Books

March 8th was International Women’s Day and we celebrated at La Playa Books by having Marketa Hancova speak about her journey across the sea from Czechoslovakia to America.     Enthralled by the notion of freedom and liberty, Marketa made her way to the United States after growing up under Communism. Marketa set the tone […]