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Good News for Ursula K. Le Guin Fans

An expanded and more complete edition of Always Going Home releases as the bio doc Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin makes screening rounds, further elevating her posthumous reputation.
February 05, 2019

Pop-Up Magazine’s Winter Issue Revealed at the Paramount

It’s a major media pop culture mash-up with a huge cast of talent spanning The New York Times and Slate to Texas Monthly and The New York Review of Books.
February 01, 2019

Michael Lewis Takes on the Trump Administration

Readers will be horrified about how inept the president’s appointments to major agencies have been.
January 15, 2019

New Releases From Mike Bond, Kathy Wang, and Kathy Kallick

Bond tries poetry, Wang debuts a novel, and Kallick sings bluegrass.
January 10, 2019

Octavio Solis Recalls Life Along the Border in 50 Short Stories

The prominent Latino playwright catalogues growing up conflicted in his debut memoir.
January 08, 2019

Anne Lamott’s News Book Uplifts With Humor and Optimism

In Almost Everything: Notes on Hope, the author doesn’t sugarcoat reality but does manage to find the silver lining.
December 18, 2018

East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Festival Celebrates Indie Media

For the ninth year running, local zinesters have a reason to party.
December 07, 2018

Four New Books Offer Compelling Viewing

'Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists,' 'Wonders: Spectacular Moments in Nature Photography,' Jason Mecier’s 'Pop Trash,' and Gordon Huether Studio’s 'Art Matters' catalogue say a lot about the Bay Area from a visual standpoint.
November 27, 2018

Pati Navalta Poblete Uses Grief to Create Art Against Gun Violence

In her new book, a mother shares her journey toward healing and forgiveness after her son was shot and killed in Vallejo. Part of the process includes removing guns from circulation and turning them into art.
November 26, 2018

Tiny Splendor ’Zines

The Berkeley-LA publisher bridges digital and analog technology to make printmaking accessible to all.
November 26, 2018