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The Berkeley Bowl Inspires a Cookbook

Oakland registered dietician Laura McLively pulls together recipes from the staples and oddities of the iconic market.

Studying the Aging Elite Athlete

Bercovici's new book looks at how athletes are defying peak-age performance.

YA Author Mac Barnett Releases Three Books This Year

The Oakland writer loves pranks, joking around with kids, and telling stories.

New Music From Henry Kaiser

Kelly Corrigan Spreads Words Coast to Coast

As Notes & Words approaches, the Piedmont fundraiser, podcaster, and New York Times best-selling author is learning how to say yes and no.

Bay Area Book Festival Is in April This Year

More than 200 authors come to Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Fest. This year, the theme targets restorative literature and includes more involvement from UC Berkeley.

Cops, Blues, and Family Dynamics

Two novels and a blues CD release capture bits and pieces of the East Bay landscape.

Birds, Natural Wonders, and Foot-Tapping Tunes

Two guides and choro music inform the mind this month.

Eggers Considers Coffee, Yemen, and the American Dream

Oakland Lawyer Jasmine Guillory Writes a Romance Novel

Her debut novel, The Wedding, features Alexa, who is black, making her a rare person of color in the overwhelmingly white world of romance novels.