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Indie Rock, a Techno Thriller, and Women’s Essays

Music by Victor Krummenacher, suspense from Eliot Peper, and 46 essays from women writers.
May 14, 2019

Chia-Chia Lin’s Debut Novel Is Enthrallilng

‘The Unpassing’ explores the complicated lives of Taiwanese immigrants living in Anchorage through the voice of a 10-year-old boy.
May 07, 2019

Have Page-Turning Fun at the Bay Area Book Festival

As many as 250 authors from the Bay and beyond will be in attendance, including poet and playwright Ishmael Reed, author Joyce Carol Oates, journalist Adam Hochschild, historian David Blight, and political commentator Robert Reich, for interviews, panels, and talks.
May 03, 2019

Nomadic Press Publishes a Multitude of Voices

Its model is publishing works that resonate with its audiences’ desires.
April 26, 2019

New Works by Michael Levitin, Elise Hooper, and Maggie Forti

Levitin explores masculinity, Hooper embellishes Dorothea Lange, and Forti debuts her first album.
April 18, 2019

Amy Gamble’s ‘The Eulogist’ Is a Tale of a Resourceful Woman

The Bay Area author’s third novel — a work of historical fiction — relates to her own family history.
April 18, 2019

Katy Butler Writes About Navigating the End of Life In Her New Book

In the The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life, author and Bay Area journalist Katy Butler pools her infinitely practical and deeply human expertise to coach people on the end of their lives.
April 11, 2019

New Releases from David Gans, Jonathan Kauffman, and Ian S. Port

Fans of the Grateful Dead, natural foods, and rock ’n’ roll have music and books to dig into this month.
March 26, 2019

Zambian Author Namwali Serpell Gains Recognition

The UC associate professor’s first novel, ‘The Old Drift,’ echoes the styles of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Toni Morrison.
March 11, 2019

Tom Barbash’s ‘The Dakota Winters’ Is a Winner of a Book

The Marin writer uses jokes, celebrities, historical events, and events on the streets of New York to create a book you wish would never end.
February 27, 2019