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Books

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

A Sit-Down with Mr. BART

Longtime flack Michael C. Healy talks trains, politics, and bagmen.
March 21, 2017

Must-Reads on the Middle East

Three books present different views on Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey.
March 10, 2017