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Shades of Gray

Marissa Moss shares the journey through ALS.
July 13, 2017

Do Good Anyway and Always

Annie Lammott acknowledges truth about life and ourselves that isn’t easy to swallow.
July 07, 2017

Django, Kamau, and the Cornish Capital

Music and memoirs round out the new releases.
June 08, 2017

When Option A Is Unavailable

"Option B" by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant is not a fairy tale or filled with false hope and shining horizons.
June 01, 2017

Forgotten Pasts and Baseball Lore

Favorite summer pastimes—exploring the Bay Area outdoors or experiencing ecstasy and exasperation at Oakland A’s baseball games—are enriched by two new books from local authors.
May 15, 2017

Bits of Noir and the ABCs

Sinister sounds, crime yarns, and uplifting imagery define this month’s picks.
May 12, 2017

Contemplating Attachment and Separation

Shanthi Sekaran’s “Lucky Boy” tackles complex issues.
May 05, 2017

Telling It Straight in Essays

Rebecca Solnit's new book of essays investigates the obstacles and opportunities for women and other marginalized people.
April 11, 2017

Art and Poetry Studied Together

"Slow Reading/Slow Seeing" runs through April 30 at the Berkeley Art Museum.
April 07, 2017

Music, Basketball, and Symbiotic Relationships

Celtic sounds, Steph Curry analysis, and animal tales to entertain the masses.
April 03, 2017