Kem Nunn

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2014

    Physican, Heal Thyself (or Dont'!): Kem Nunn's Chance

    Chance means opportunity, too, as in the great one I had to interview a favorite author, Kem Nunn, one morning before he headed off to work writing scripts for Sons of Anarchy, his day job lately when not writing novels about the other kind of chance. Nunn's latest novel further establishes, as they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2012

    UC Irvine MFA Writers: Your Clip-and-Save Review

    The end of the academic year approaches, which finids Mr. Bib looking forward to the arrival of annual literary journals sponsored by local colleges and universities. Alas, The Ear, Irvine Valley College's magazine is long gone as, it appears, is Orange Coast Review, out of OCC. Still UC Riverside p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2012

    Introducing Our New Weekly Books Column with the Bibliofella!

    ​Gentle readers: It gives me great pleasure to introduce our new weekly column on books, written by longtime Weekly contributor, UC Irvine egghead, and host of KPFK-FM 90.7's Bibliocracy Radio, Andrew Tonkovich! Every Sunday morning, Andrew will write about books written by Orange County authors o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2006

    Tapping the Source... and maybe your phone

    Perhaps because it's in the Drinking Issue, Cornel Bonca's review of Paula L. Woods' new novel Strange Bedfellows (featured in Selected Reviews from the Weekly on the sidebar) reminded me both of my own experiences with bad novels and my favorite quote from one very good novel, Waguih Ghali's Beer i ... More >>

  • Features

    January 6, 2005

    Imagining Orange County

    Its not the O.C., not Disneyland, not Newport. Eight writers imagine the real place you call home

  • Culture

    August 26, 2004

    California Dreaming Gone Seriously Sour

    Kem Nunn on environmental apocalypse, surfing subcultures and his new novel, Tijuana Straits

  • Features

    August 14, 2003

    Dreaming in Blue

    Surfing the Ranch with Dana Brown and "Wingnut" Weaver