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Be East Bay: January Events

The Harlem Globetrotters run circles around the competition. Plus, check out the History Mystery Tour aboard the USS Hornet and more.
December 29, 2016

Michael Lewis’ Departure From Logic

This time the best-selling Berkeley author debunks gut instincts.
December 28, 2016

Dave Newhouse Keeps Busy Writing Books

The beloved Oakland Tribune sports writer and columnist wrote his last column in 2011 but writes just as much these days.
December 22, 2016

One Tough Cookie

Women and girls in particular might scrutinize Barbara Boxer’s tactics and achievements and use them as inspiration.
December 16, 2016

Rad Women, Deep Cover, and a Filipino Folktale

Three books from authors explore feminists, the CIA, and folk fantasy.
December 13, 2016

Rollicking Chabonesque Historical Fiction Awaits

The Berkeley writer’s latest is an angry work, but readers will remember more than that.
November 29, 2016

Telling Secrets

Michael Chabon’s latest memoir traces its roots to his grandfather.
November 29, 2016

Mashing Up Verse and Gastronomy

The Food Poet, Oakland resident Annelies Zijderveld, finds her niche in photographic food poems.
November 08, 2016

Dehydration, Sea Foraging, and Guns

Recipes, tricks of the trade, and a heartbreaking story round up the new releases.
November 03, 2016

Dancing on the Day of the Dead

"Luna Mexicana" mixes folkloric and Mexican music with ballet at the Paramount.
October 25, 2016