Many great classics of literature are so intimidatingly long that the thought of plowing through them is simply overwhelming. However, the riches these verbose classics contain are well worth the effort and discipline it takes to read them from cover to cover. What better time to begin reading some of the great works of literature […]
La Playa Books was thrilled to welcome Write Out Loud this past Saturday and their live readings of holiday poems and short stories! Founded in 2007 by San Diego actors Veronica Murphy and Walter Ritter, Write Out Loud is a local non-profit dedicated to promoting literacy with live readings by professional actors. Tim West […]
Looking for a new book to read this Christmas season? Look no further! Below is a list of 6 wonderful stories to enjoy reading yourself or to give as gifts to friends and family. The Gift of the Magi A short story by O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi tells the tale of […]
Embark on an awkwardly awesome and imperfect journey on November 26th, 2-4 p.m., with your guide, Jason Freeman, as he endeavors to uncover life’s most elusive qualities: success and satisfaction. Jason was eager to enter the world, and in his haste, his umbilical cord kinked like a garden hose; the lack of oxygen resulted in […]
Join us after hours from 5pm – 7pm to taste wonderful wines from Williams & Heim Winery in Temecula. All cookbooks will be 20% off and delicious gougeres will be provided by Marianne Reiner. See you there!
Award-winning author Elizabeth St.John tells this dramatic story of love, betrayal, family bonds and loyalty through the eyes of her ancestor Lucy and her family’s surviving diaries, letters and court papers. Come hear about her latest book, ‘By Love Divided’ on Guy Fawkes Day! Meet the author at La Playa Books 1026 Rosecrans St. San […]