Dave Eggers' newest novel, "Heroes of the Frontier," might make you consider renting an RV.
Just as comic books saved graphic novelist Alan Clark’s life, "The Black Panther Party for Self Defense" may provide a lifeline to another kid.
Yaa Gyasi’s latest, "Homegoing," is certain to be on someone’s read-it list. It’s on ours.
"Dated Emcees," the Oakland poet and playwright’s new book, expresses her views with a hip-hop perspective on societal phenomenon from rape and race to death and truth.
The season promises lively choices for art, books, dance, film, music, and theater events.
The horrors of American torture at Abu Ghraib are revealed.
The "Griffin & Sabine" collection deserves to be on any art- or story-lovers bookshelf.
“Under the Influence” is the latest from the Oakland-based writer.
A crop of new books explores emotions, an epidemic, and courage.
The best-selling Berkeley author interviews more than 70 young women, ages 15 to 20, about virginity, oral sex, hooking up, online and traditional porn, sexual assault, LGBT children and acceptance, sex education in schools, and more in her new book Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.