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The Printing Press Is Hot in Oakland

Nondigital printing finds popularity in Oakland rooted in a Mills College book art program that may fall by the wayside.
December 22, 2015

A New Wine Bible

Napa’s Karen McNeil releases a second edition to her massive resource guide to everything wine.
December 19, 2015

Juan Alvarado Valdivia Takes on Mr. Hodgkins

An Oakland writer of memoir, screenplays, and short stories won't let cancer get in his way.
December 16, 2015

Words on Wheels Distributes Books by Bikes

Library outreach in Alameda hits the road by trike with a stylish new bikemobile crisscrossing the Island.
November 24, 2015

How David Brower Crafted Environmentalism

Berkeley author and historian Tom Turner examines David Brower’s diaries, papers, and books and interviews a slew of friends and enemies in his new biography about the environmental iconoclast.
November 19, 2015

How to Turn a Kid into a Football Fan

ESPN and radio sports personality Howard Bryant has football tome for young readers; a former Oakland cop spins a serial killer yarn; and unlikely couple searches their pasts.
October 22, 2015

2015 Fall Arts Preview

Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.
September 26, 2015

Kate Schatz Grabs Headlines with Feminist Childrens’ Book

An Alameda woman publishes City Lights’ first children’s book with a Berkeley illustrator and earns bestseller status.
September 26, 2015

New East Bay Lit Scene Develops

Budding East Bay writers have new local places to explore to share their latest works.
September 23, 2015

Tony Brasunas Finds Happiness in China

An Alameda author puts a year of teaching English to ninth-graders and traveling China in perspective.
September 08, 2015