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Django, Kamau, and the Cornish Capital

Music and memoirs round out the new releases.
June 8, 2017

When Option A Is Unavailable

"Option B" by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant is not a fairy tale or filled with false hope and shining horizons.
June 1, 2017

Forgotten Pasts and Baseball Lore

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.
May 15, 2017

Bits of Noir and the ABCs

Sinister sounds, crime yarns, and uplifting imagery define this month’s picks.
May 12, 2017

Contemplating Attachment and Separation

Shanthi Sekaran’s “Lucky Boy” tackles complex issues.
May 5, 2017

Telling It Straight in Essays

Rebecca Solnit's new book of essays investigates the obstacles and opportunities for women and other marginalized people.
April 11, 2017

Art and Poetry Studied Together

"Slow Reading/Slow Seeing" runs through April 30 at the Berkeley Art Museum.
April 7, 2017

Music, Basketball, and Symbiotic Relationships

Celtic sounds, Steph Curry analysis, and animal tales to entertain the masses.
April 3, 2017

Microdosing Pays Off

Ayelet Waldman finds head space with a little LSD.
March 24, 2017

Paper Books Vs. eBooks

Would you trade your paper books for digital versions?
March 22, 2017