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Heroes Emerge From the SF Chinatown Sex Trade

Julia Flynn Siler’s new book recounts the heroic acts of Donaldina Cameron and Tien Fun Wu at the turn of the 20th century.
August 19, 2019

New Short Stories, a 4-Song EP, and a Chefs’ Cookbook

Enjoy storytelling with a flair by Juan Alvarado Valdivia, confessional rock by Christopher Danzig, and delicious recipes from Bay Area chefs from Carolyn Jung.
August 13, 2019

Shanthi Sekaran, an East Bay Belletristic Star

From Jack London to Gertrude Stein to Michael Chabon, the East Bay has a rich literary history and present. Meet Shanthi Sekaran.
August 13, 2019

Folktronica, Plums, and Relationships

Hear new music by Frank Harris & Maria Marquez and read Ruth Reichel’s memoir and Robyn Carr’s romance novel.
July 9, 2019

Ken Korach Describes What He Sees

The Oakland A’s radio guy has a new book out with Susan Slusser that’s full of A’s lore. FB:
June 27, 2019

Hit the Road With ‘Hoppy Trails’

From Yellow Pear Press with assistance from the California Craft Brewery Association, this book explores 40 NorCal breweries.
June 21, 2019

Ticks, Golden State, and Musical Artistry

Kris Newby spins a conspiratorial tale about Lyme disease in Bitten; Marcus Thompson II goes deep on Kevin Durant in KD; and Barbara Higbie presents music for healing and renewal.
June 19, 2019

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 7, 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 3, 2019