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.
Sinister sounds, crime yarns, and uplifting imagery define this month’s picks.
Shanthi Sekaran’s “Lucky Boy” tackles complex issues.
Rebecca Solnit's new book of essays investigates the obstacles and opportunities for women and other marginalized people.
"Slow Reading/Slow Seeing" runs through April 30 at the Berkeley Art Museum.
Celtic sounds, Steph Curry analysis, and animal tales to entertain the masses.
Ayelet Waldman finds head space with a little LSD.
Would you trade your paper books for digital versions?
Longtime flack Michael C. Healy talks trains, politics, and bagmen.
Three books present different views on Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey.