Writers

Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Nevada with Kim Chatfield

May 29, 2016
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Ever think of the Sierra as a medicine cabinet? In fact, the surrounding Lake Tahoe mountains are chock-full of surprisingly healthful plants and flowers. Join Medical Botanist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine Kimball Chatfield on an entertaining and informative treasure hunt for plants including wild arnica, St. John’s Wort, various types of mint, wild blueberries, […]

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“Between Heaven and a Hard Place” by Dr. Stew

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He’s known by many as Dr. Love. He walks the talk and brings light into everything he does and every interaction. […]

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Life in the Slipstream by Andrew Homan

May 7, 2016
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“A fantastic look at one of American cycling’s Golden Age greats. A fast-paced read full of harrowing detail of a life lived on the edge. Definitely a book that will appeal far beyond cycling circles. I loved it.” —Mike McCarthy, former World Professional Cycling Champion and two-time U.S. Olympian Meet Andrew Homan, author of “Life […]

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Childrens book affirms parents’ love by Kate D. Moore

April 30, 2016
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In an effort to help her own three small children cope with change, South Shore preschool teacher, Kate D. Moore, recently published a book to assist other families. […]

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Steinbeck at Tahoe and Other Tales Beneath the Surface

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John Steinbeck dropped out of Stanford to write his first novel, Cup of Gold – a swashbuckling Caribbean pirate romance which he completed at Tahoe’s Cascade Lake just prior to taking a job at the State Fish Hatchery in Tahoe City. There, he met and wooed his first wife, terrorized visiting females, bragged of his […]

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Lake Tahoe Gardens by Sharon Gay

April 29, 2016
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Sharon Gay, local author, photojournalist, garden designer, and award-winning gardener, lives on Lake Tahoe’s stunning East Shore in Nevada. To share her passion – gardening and Lake Tahoe – Sharon recently completed her breathtaking hardcover book, Lake Tahoe Gardens, about gardening in the Lake Tahoe area.  She has also published another photographic book, Lake Tahoe Inspirations.  […]

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SAVING LAKE TAHOE by Mike Makley

April 12, 2016
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The history of Lake Tahoe begins with the Washoe Indians who resided on its shores for thousands of years, with minimal impact on the landscape. The relatively brief American history at Lake Tahoe began in the mid-nineteenth century. Though awestruck by its beauty, the new arrivals were also intent on harvesting its abundant resources. In […]

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Poems by Suzanne Roberts

March 14, 2016
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Nothing to You. An arresting collection of poems by Suzanne Roberts from South Shore. […]

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Fibs, Fakes and Falsehoods: Mistaken Tahoe

March 12, 2016
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Local author and speaker David Antonucci present Fibs, Fakes and Falsehoods: Mistaken Tahoe. […]

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Local poet/writer wins “Next Great Travel Writer” Contest from Natl Geo Traveler

March 6, 2016
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“Something in my gut told me Suzanne was our writer when I read her essay,” said National Geographic Traveler magazine Editor in Chief Keith Bellows. “Her story instincts were good…” It’s a dream come true for Suzanne Roberts of South Shore. […]

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Dick Dorworth, Mountain Beatnik releases Book

January 26, 2016
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He’s been compared to Edward Abbey, Jack Kerouac, Thomas Wolfe and Hunter S. Thompson. […]

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The Healing Powers of Chocolate by Cal Orey

January 16, 2016
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“Decadent” and “sinful” are words commonly associated with chocolate, but they no longer apply. Approximately 4,000 years ago in Central America, the Mayan Indians considered cocoa beans “food of the gods” because of its medicinal benefits. Later, it got tagged as a “bad” fatty food. By the end of the 20th century, a twist of […]

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